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Jinbo of KRNB unveils ‘Cops Come Knock’ off upcoming new album

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Jinbo or Jinbo the SuperFreak is a multi-instrumentalist, singer and producer whose debut album Afterwork received R&B album of the year in 2010 at the Korean Grammy’s, as well as in the recent hellokpop’s 2012 In Review: Best R&B album for his latest album KRNB.

Jinbo has also garnered press coverage via MTV Iggy, GQ Korea, Harpers Bazaar Korea, Nylon Korea, Hypebeast, Hypetrak, Complex, Rolling Stone Japan, Creators Project and many other international and local outlets.

His latest album KRNB, a reinterpretation of both past and present K-pop records, garnered much critical praise and fanfare. Its notable singles flip Girls’ Generation‘s “Gee” into a D’Angelo-esque slow jam, 2NE1‘s “It Hurts” to a Frank Ocean-like ballad, and Taeyang‘s (of Big Bang) “I Need a Girl” into a Teddy Riley-style dance tune.

In addition to working on his solo projects, Jinbo is a sought-after producer and vocalist who has worked with Dynamic DuoEpik HighDrunken TigerPrimaryDok2, and BIGBANG’s Taeyang.

Cops Come Knock is off Jinbo’s upcoming project Fantasy which is slated to be out on February 13thIt is a completely original project with influences drawn from space soul, house, hip-hop, and R&B. It’s the first single and video out of four videos directed by Korea-based visual team Digi Pedi.

Watch Cops Come Knock below:

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The second title single will be released on January 16th along with the visual.

Stay tuned to hellokpop for more updates.

 

Editor’s note:

Jinbo’s KRNB is our chosen album for Best R&B/Soul Album 2012. 

Read our album review of Jinbo – KRNB here: Quick Reviews: Jinbo, FIESTAR and T-ara

Read our 2012 In Review series Part 2 – Best R & B/Soul here: 2012 In Review: Part 2 – Best R&B/Soul

Read our 2012 In Review series Part 15 – Concluding Remarks here: 2012 In Review: Part 15 – Concluding Remarks

 

Source: Direct correspondence

 

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