Seoulful Concert Press Release
Date: April 3rd, 2010
Richard Nam, Entitled Global LLC (dba Entitled Entertainment)
Christopher Yang, Moonstone Management
For Immediate Release
For the first time in US history, Entitled Entertainment and Moonstone Management have collaborated to bring major artists from Korea and America to perform in concert at the Shrine Auditorium for the Seoulful Concert 2010 on April 3rd, 2010 at 8pm; hip hop artists, MC Mong and Leessang from Korea and Jay Sean from America.
Entitled Entertainment is the leading Korean based entertainment group in the Southern California area. Bringing over 9 years of experience in event promotions, concert productions, talent bookings, and film production, Entitled Entertainment strives to bridge the international gap between Asian entertainment and American entertainement.
Moonstone Management, founded in May 2008, is one of the leading concert production companies in Korea. Created by producers, event planners, and promoters of Mnet and other entertainment firms in Korea, Moonstone has quickly gained a great deal of respect in the industry in Korea. Responsible for some of the highest profile concerts in Korea, Moonstone brings years of experience in the concert production world to the US.
Tickets for the event are priced from $25 to $100 and may be purchased in advance at Ticketmaster under “Seoulful” or by calling 310-498-8064 for English and 213-446-4548 for Korean. Tickets are also available at the following outlets, KoreaDaily Newspaper, Hodori Restaurant, Ggweh Ggorri Karaoke, Café Bleu, Toebang, Bohemian Café, and the Entitled Entertainment website, www.entitledent.com.
The concert is being sponsored by Joong Ang Ilbo, Rafu Shimpo, KoreansList.com, PalaceNights.com, Sports Seoul, and KtownLove.
MC Mong (born April 9th, 1979) is a versatile Korean hip-hop artist.
A veteran of the underground scene from a young age, he finally made his formal debut as a member of the group ‘People Crew’, a group that was comprised of the best in hip-hop (breakers, dancers, rappers and deejay’s) in Korea at the time. The group went through multiple member changes but MC Mong stayed loyal and recorded with the group for three albums.
He made his solo debut album in 2004 and took Korea by storm, becoming one of the primary representatives of the Korean music industry. After that, he was seen on multiple entertainment projects, from movies to sitcoms and even commercials. His widespread appeal and charm became undeniable as he became recognized as not only a talented artist, but a multi-faceted entertainment powerhouse.
Leessang, a South Korean hip hop duo, composed of Kang Hee-gun (“Gary”) and Gil Seong-jun (“Gil”). Formed in 2002, Leessang is known for its collaborations with Drunken Tiger, T, Big Mama King, Park Hwayobi, and many others. Leessang is composed of one melodist and one rapper.
Leessang is part of the Movement, a Korean hip hop crew, which includes several well-known hip hop artists. Included in this list are Korean hip hop greats, such as, Drunken Tiger, Dyamic Duo, Epik High, Tasha, and Eun Ji Won.
Jay Sean, born Hounslow, West London, March 26, 1983, is a British singer-songwriter, rapper, beatboxer, and record producer.
Since the end of 2008, he has been signed to Cash Money Records. In 2009, his American debut single “Down” topped the Billboard Hot 100, making him the first solo artist of South Asian origin and first UK urban act to top the Hot 100. It is the seventh-best selling song of 2009, having sold more than three million digital copies in the United States alone, making him the most successful British/European male urban artist in US chart history. It was soon followed by another hit, “Do You Remember”, which has also sold more than a million copies in the US, and entered the top ten on the Hot 100, making him the first male act since Chingy in 2003 to “simultaneously appear in the Hot 100 top 10 with his first two charting singles.“ Both songs are featured in his third album, All or Nothing, which is also his debut album in North America. Sean is sometimes referred to as a “one-man boy band” and was ranked #35 in Billboard’s Hot 100 Artists of 2009.
Check out pictures from the event – http://rafu.com/news/?p=12947