Recently, on July 25, famous Chinese composer Wei Jen Yuan recognized EXO‘s Lay for his excellent music writing ability. Wei Jen Yuan posted on his Weibo, “Listening to your music in Shanghai makes me so happy. Young people these days are really talented. Creativity is something that slowly grows with time, and it’ll be your best tool for music. Let me listen to your new stuff. Good luck!”
Lay replied, “Getting praised by you makes me really happy. As you said, I’ll work hard and show you my music.”
Wei Jen Yuan is a renowned composer, writer, and producer in China and Taiwan. He worked as a producer from 1996 through 2004, and started releasing his own music in 2000.
Lay has previously shown his original work in concerts, and once mentioned in an interview that his inspirational figure is Beethoven.