In a recent visit to Korea, legendary producer and songwriter, Quincy Jones, had a chance to meet with some of the country’s top artists including Tiger JK, Yoon MiRae, BoA, and some other YG artists.
At the press conference held at E&M Center in Seoul on April 8, the American music legend said, “Such Korean artists are amongst the best that I’ve met in the Far East countries, including China and Japan.”
Asked about the prospect of K-Pop artists abroad, he said the future is very bright, and the possibilities are high for them, “I was very much impressed by their passion and apprehension of the essence of the music.”
He added he was usually very stingy with his praises to artists, but he had to be lavish at this time.
On April 4, after meeting Tiger JK and Yoon Mirae, QuincyDJones tweeted:
Tiger JK expressed his admiration for the music legend after his encounter:
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