Swizz Beatz Signs Overseas Deal To Bring K-Pop To America

Swizz Beatz intends to bring Korean pop music Stateside with his latest business venture.

Swizz Beatz has announced a partnership between his eponymous company and South Korea’s O & Media entertainment company.

During a press conference in Seoul, Korea, Swizzy explained that he’s trying to bridge the gap between the Asian and U.S. markets. “What I found in Korean pop music is a new expression. The world is open for new things and I think right now K-pop in Korea is leading in that area. I’d like to be the one to introduce that to the West,” he said.

As part of the deal, each company will help promote international artists in their respective markets. Swizz, who cited groups and singers like Kara, Big Bang, 2NE1 and Boa, will also work with O & Media to release joint albums between leading musicians of both countries.

“My idea to bridge the world together with music starting in Asia and going to the West is something that is new, untapped and leading to the future of bringing the worlds together. And this partnership is the beginning in making a history,” he said.

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11 Comments

  • MonicaAndersPR

    The King of New Jack Swing Multi-Platinum Grammy Award Winning Producer Teddy Riley is the 1st to Bring K-Pop Music to the USA says Monica Anders PR Strategist! see website story link! So before everyone gets too excited with recent quotes published in a few major Urban music magazines and sites with a posting of a news conference recently held in Seoul, Korea by another USA Hip Hop producer who "mistakenly" stated that something like this has never been done before and he is breaking new ground bringing K-Pop to the USA, please note that as Public Relations Strategist for Icon Teddy Riley, I just want to kindly but firmly get the facts straight! I ensure all of you that this mission has not only been accomplished and well received first by my client, but a mountain of success has already been marked and identified as a piece of legendary history in the making with his name on it." So before everyone gets too excited with recent quotes published in a few major Urban music magazines and sites with a posting of a news conference recently held in Seoul, Korea by another USA Hip Hop producer who "mistakenly" stated that something like this has never been done before and he is breaking new ground bringing K-Pop to the USA, please note that as Public Relations Strategist for Icon Teddy Riley, I just want to kindly but firmly get the facts straight! I ensure all of you that this mission has not only been accomplished and well received first by my client, but a mountain of success has already been marked and identified as a piece of legendary history in the making with his name on it," http://um2n.mi2n.com/pr.php3?id=151524

  • MonicaAndersPR

    The King of New Jack Swing Multi-Platinum Grammy Award Winning Producer Teddy Riley is the 1st to Bring K-Pop Music to the USA says Monica Anders PR Strategist! see website story link! So before everyone gets too excited with recent quotes published in a few major Urban music magazines and sites with a posting of a news conference recently held in Seoul, Korea by another USA Hip Hop producer who "mistakenly" stated that something like this has never been done before and he is breaking new ground bringing K-Pop to the USA, please note that as Public Relations Strategist for Icon Teddy Riley, I just want to kindly but firmly get the facts straight! I ensure all of you that this mission has not only been accomplished and well received first by my client, but a mountain of success has already been marked and identified as a piece of legendary history in the making with his name on it."

  • MonicaAndersPR

    he King of New Jack Swing Multi-Platinum Grammy Award Winning Producer Teddy Riley is the 1st to Bring K-Pop Music to the USA says Monica Anders, PR Strategist for Teddy Riley! Read My Story http://um2n.mi2n.com/pr.php3?id=151524

  • 2Chainnnssss

    Im not surprised Swizz is venturing into k-pop considering its ties with the illuminati and satanism.. check this link out: http://vigilantcitizen.com/musicbusiness/narsha-and-shinee-illuminati-infiltration-of-k-pop/ DONT BE IGNORANT

  • Swizz

    No way!!!!!! p.s Are you targeting Japanese market? I Officially did promotions for Ace Hood and DJ Infamous "We The Best" Japan Tour. http://bit.ly/zJCO4V I have more than 19,500 Japanese followers. If you are producer, artiste, DJ, dancer, or records/production company and need my promotions, check this out. (*Copy & Paste this link, and delete the unnecessary 2 spaces) ht tp://bi t.ly/zXEFnw Or contact me www.Twitter.com/RSmagazine The details are in the link in my profile!

  • spendo

    there is a little tiny chance 2ne1 can make it and that's it

  • Yez sir

    mmh i love Korean culture and everything but i only like 2ne1 still not sure if they can make it big ..i like Teayang from Bigbang he's a R&B kinda guy right? sorry i dont really know much about bigbang.. and about the rest umm Kara?? wtf

  • Anonymous

    theres only a few artists in the whole korean music industry that can be successful. Ive been following the kpop industry for years, and you cant bring a whole asian group over, its gonna be super hard..but there is 1 individual I think can make a big splash and that is PARK BOM of 2ne1...but none of the music will be hitting this site lol.. keep an eye out for her other than that, maybe jay park.

  • itissaid

    What I found in Korean pop music is a new expression. The world is open for new things and I think right now K-pop in Korea is leading in that area. Id like to be the one to introduce that to the West, he said. He is not the first, but coming after people like JYP (Wondergirls, Rain), Girls' Generation, and 2NE1 who is already working on a debut album for American release. The West has already discovered Kpop in America and Europe and he will only be one of the last in line to get in on this craze.

  • Anonymous

    If he pull this off an promote it the right way dude is about to be hella paid with this smart ass investment................ CHECK OUT THE MUSIC http://soundcloud.com/inevitable-success/sets/taste-of-success

  • MusicFan

    Americans are xenophobic as fuck, good luck though.

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