Fresh Air: Breathe It

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Fresh A!r: Breathe !t
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Mixtape by
ReleasedMay 16, 2012 (2012-05-16)
Recorded2012
GenreHip hop, R&B, pop, electronica
Length19:56
LanguageEnglish
ProducerCha Cha Malone, LODEF
Singles from Fresh A!r: Breathe !t
  1. "BODY2BODY"
    Released: May 16, 2012

Fresh Air: Breathe It (commonly stylized as Fresh A!r: Breathe !t) is the first official mixtape by Korean-American singer Jay Park, released on May 16, 2012. The mixtape was released as a free download on various websites, including SoundCloud, Mediafire, DatPiff, Park's official website, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube channel.[1][2][3]

Background[edit]

On April 26, 2012, Park stated on Twitter that he will release a mixtape containing songs he will perform for the 2012 Verizon APAHM Tour. He also shared previews of "BODY2BODY",[4] "William Hung"[5] and "Hopeless Love".[6] Park also warned that some of the tracks would be unsuitable for minors. The titles of the songs were not revealed until the release of the mixtape. On May 4, 2012, Park stated via a video on his YouTube channel that the title of the mixtape was Fresh A!r: Breathe !t, and that it will be released in a couple weeks.[7]

Cha Cha Malone and LODEF, who worked with Park in the past, produced the mixtape. Malone is featured on the song "Hopeless Love", produced by LODEF, while Korean-American rapper Dumbfoundead is featured on the song "You Know How We Do". Park and Dumbfoundead collaborated previously on the free song "Clouds" alongside Korean-American singer Clara Chung. The track titled "William Hung" makes reference to singer William Hung who gained fame in 2004 for his off-key audition performance of Ricky Martin's hit song "She Bangs" on American Idol. The title song of the mixtape is "BODY2BODY".[8]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."You Know How We Do" (featuring Dumbfoundead)Jay Park, DumbfoundeadLODEF2:37
2."BODY2BODY"Jay ParkCha Cha Malone3:15
3."Do What We Do"Jay ParkCha Cha Malone4:02
4."Be With Me 2Night"Jay ParkCha Cha Malone4:19
5."William Hung"Jay ParkLODEF3:34
6."Hopeless Love" (featuring Cha Cha Malone)Jay Park, Cha Cha MaloneLODEF2:10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Free Download: Jay Park releases 'FRESH A!R:BREATHE !T' for his fans!". Allkpop.com. May 16, 2012. Retrieved May 16, 2012.
  2. ^ "박재범 Jay Park 'FreshA!R : Breathe!T' Mixtape by DFSB_Kollective on SoundCloud". SoundCloud.com. May 16, 2012. Retrieved May 16, 2012.
  3. ^ "JAY PARK - Fresh A!r:breathe !t // Free Mixtape @ DatPiff.com". datpiff.com. May 16, 2012. Retrieved May 16, 2012.
  4. ^ [1]. Jay Park Twitter. April 26, 2012.
  5. ^ "Jay Park Twitter". April 26, 2012.
  6. ^ "Jay Park Twitter". April 26, 2012.
  7. ^ "ANNOUNCEMENTS + DUMB SH!T". Jay Park's YouTube. May 4, 2012.
  8. ^ "Jay Park releases six songs worldwide for free". en.korea.com. May 17, 2012. Retrieved May 17, 2012.

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