Meet Jay Chou: King of “Mandopop”
The Wall Street Journal has a short profile of Jay Chou, a name most in the West may not recognize, but who is the undisputed god of Mandopop (Mandarin popular music). Whether it’s in movies, TV commercials, karaoke bars, online videos or on subway ads, Jay Chou is an all too familiar celebrity face in Asia.
Jay is originally from Taiwan and is a talented musician that started his career as a contract songwriter before making it big as a solo artist. The WSJ introduces us to his newest album “On the Run”: