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LOCO talks about how Jay Park lent a helping hand when he needed it most

By jubilantj   Thursday, August 25, 2016   45,229   4,992   30
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On the August 25 broadcast of 'Happy Together,' LOCO opened up about some of the hardships he faced when his career was just taking flight. 


The rapper began, "Our household wasn't well-off. I was the winner on 'Show Me the Money 1.' I thought things would go uphill from there but the company I joined right afterwards was a startup, and it couldn't do anything for me. So I told them that I would leave after paying the penalty for breach of contract, but that fee turned out to be 200 million KRW (~$179,180 USD). At the time, I've never earned more than 1 million KRW (~$895 USD) in a month."


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LOCO continued, "But that's when I was introduced to GRAY and Jay Park. Jay said he'd cover [the penalty] for me. In return, Jay said he wanted me to join his company so we could make music together. He basically lent me money. And the track I released right after [joining AOMG] was 'Hold Me Tight.' So I paid the money back with [the money I made from 'Hold Me Tight']." 




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    kelliecyp Saturday, August 27, 2016

    dammmnnnn Loco made $100k from his first track under AOMG....

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    TyroneDismuke_CK Friday, August 26, 2016

    Jay Park was on some Luffy from One Piece shit when signing Loco

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    elfinkyy Friday, August 26, 2016

    Crush's face in the second picture 😂

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    amheizing Friday, August 26, 2016

    I love you Jay! Hehe 😀💖

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    jaime_park Thursday, August 25, 2016

    I'm tearing up lmao jay is an angel

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    vyonce Thursday, August 25, 2016

    :'')

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    SugaXO Thursday, August 25, 2016

    I LOVE THEM

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    b2utydujun Thursday, August 25, 2016

    HE'S SO NICE... Wow I'm glad Jay Park got Loco in AOMG.. Loco is an amazing rapper

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    spriteexo Thursday, August 25, 2016

    Loco, who made u think that hairdo is ok because I wanna know so I know who I'm gonna fight

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    Memzhy Thursday, August 25, 2016

    Something positive, allkpop! Jwalker since day one.

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