After a year-long run as leader of the JYP idol group 2PM and an internet controversy that sent him home to the States for another year, Jay Park officially debuted as a solo artist in April 2011 with his mini album Take a Deeper Look. With the freedom to create his own album, Jay Park wrote and produced 6 of the 7 songs, including collaborative efforts with rapper Dok2 and Davichi’s Kang Min Kyung. Upon its release, Take a Deeper Look not only topped iTunes and Korean music charts, it also peaked at #3 on Billboard’s World Albums Chart. His first full-length studio album New Breed in February 2012, once again writing and producing the majority of the tracks as well as collaborating with Dok2 and Dynamic Duo. New Breed, which surpassed sales of Take a Deeper Look, swiftly established Jay Park as one of the top R&B/Hip-hop artists in Korea today.