Singer and producer Jackson Wang is releasing his sophomore album, Magic Man, on 9 September via Team Wang Records/88rising Records/Warner Records/Ryce Music Group. The album will feature ten tracks including the previously released “Blow” and new single “Cruel,” out now with the accompanying music video with creative and movement directed by Jackson Wang, choreography by Jackson Wang and Vinh Nguyen, and directed by Rich Lee (Billie Eilish, Eminem, Lana del Rey).
Wang comments, "Cruel is a very special record for me. It really set the precedence for where the narrative of the album needed to go and sound.” He further states, “We were working on many records before this one, but we were struggling to find a clear direction. Cruel is like a manifestation of the environments and hurdles we had to overcome at the time. Every time we felt we were getting close, something slips past us and it all felt so far away. Once ‘Cruel’ came into our hands, it all made sense for us, it was like a beautiful mental breakdown. Cruel’s grunge, and raw sound is exactly the perfect representation of the distorted and warped story that I am trying to unfold. It is the opus to a wild yet beautiful symphony." Fans can preorder the album here.
According to Men's Folio, the singer is also slated to host the second edition of the Human Remix event at Marquee Singapore nightclub, and tickets were reportedly sold out within a day the news broke out.
Wang, born in 1994, is a singer, music producer and fashion designer. In 2017, he gained popularity as a solo singer and announced the founding of the Team Wang records label. His solo album ‘Mirrors' ranked 32nd on the Billboard 200 album chart and single ‘100 Ways’ entered the Mediabase Top 40 chart, making him the first Chinese artist to achieve these honours. In 2021, Jackson made his U.S. late-night television debut after presenting his English single ‘LMLY’ on The Late Late Show With James Corden. In the same year, Jackson ranked 10th on Forbes’ China Celebrity 100 list. In 2022, Jackson was invited to perform at Coachella, the first Chinese singer to perform on the main stage.
Wang is also a member of the South Korean boy band Got7 and a member of the Chinese music group Pathepack.
As we wait with bated breath for his arrival in our sunny city, fans can already shop for Wang's Team Wang label on HBX.
4. Team Wang Printed Logo Ankle Rib Pants (sizes running out!)