K-pop singer Jamie has announced that she plans to release new music later this year.
Yesterday (August 16), the soloist took to social media to announce that she will be releasing a new EP in October. He has yet to give details about the launch, including the specific title and date.
Jamie’s next album comes several months after his single ‘Pity Party’, which was released in February. It also serves as the long-awaited follow-up to her latest EP, ‘jiminxjamie’, released in 2018. That record was lead by the title track ‘April Fools (0401)’, which she wrote . Jamie also teamed up with Japanese rapper Chanmina on a remix of Saweetie and Doja Cat’s ‘Best Friend’ last year.
Jamie rose to fame as one of the longest running hosts of Arirang TV’s After School Club alongside Eric Nam and eaJ, debuting as part of the music duo 15& with Baek Yerin in 2012. In 2015, Jamie launched his career single life. with “Hopeless Love”, a single released under the name Jimin Park.
Earlier this year, eaJ – also known as Jae Park – came under fire for calling Jamie a “faggot” on a live stream. He issued a statement apologizing for the “tasteless comment”, later revealing that he had personally called Jamie to apologise.
Jamie later said that she had “a talk” with Jae about her disrespectful comments, and that he “promised” her that he would be more careful with his words. “As a friend, I wanted her to know that this is something she needs to rethink and implement,” she said. “I told him everything I felt and he felt bad about it.”