Browsing Tag

jhope

4 posts

South Korean R&B artist Crush drops new single ‘Rush Hour’ with BTS’ J-Hope

  • South Korean R&B artist Crush released “Rush Hour,” his new single featuring BTS’ J-Hope, on Thursday. 
  • This is Crush’s first music release since he was discharged from the military in August.
  • His last album was the 2020 EP “with HER” which featured artists such as Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon, BIBI, Lee Hi, Lee So-ra and Yoon Mi-rae.
  • J-Hope debuted his solo studio album “Jack in the Box” in July.

Crush has collaborated with BTS’ J-Hope on “Rush Hour,” the South Korean R&B artist’s first music release since he was discharged from the military in August.

Prior to “Rush Hour,” which was released on Thursday, Crush’s latest song was “Happier,” which was featured in Psy’s ninth studio album “Psy 9th” back in April while Crush was still on military duty.

BTS J-Hope makes history with Lollapalooza headlining set

  • BTS member J-Hope gave a historic headlining performance at Lollapalooza in Grant Park, Chicago, over the weekend, becoming the first South Korean artist to lead the festival.
  • He reportedly performed 18 songs across 70 minutes, including hits from his recent solo album “Jack in the Box” and some BTS classics.
  • Singer Becky G joined him on stage to perform their 2019 collaboration “Chicken Noodle Soup.”
  • Meanwhile, fellow BTS member Jimin supported J-Hope as a festivalgoer.
  • BTS’ Big Hit labelmates TXT also made history by being the first K-pop act to perform at Lollapalooza.

J-Hope of K-pop mega group BTS became the first South Korean artist to headline Lollapalooza in Grant Park, Chicago, over the weekend. 

The BTS member’s set included an impressive 18 songs across a 70-minute performance, with eight of these songs from his recently released solo album “Jack in the Box.”

Fan-made video ad for BTS’ J-Hope displayed in Seoul accidentally leaves a ‘p’ out of ‘rapper’

  • A large fan-made video advertisement for BTS’ J-Hope’s first solo album “Jack in the Box” mistakenly spelled “rapper” as “raper.”
  • The video advertisement, created by two Chinese fan groups, was displayed Friday on a large outdoor screen on the Coex building in Gangnam, South Korea.
  • HopeUranus, one of the fan groups behind the ad, apologized for the mistake and explained that they were not native English speakers and were in a rush to edit the video advertisement.
  • A video uploaded by the fan group’s Twitter account showed the updated version.

BTS fans were horrified after discovering a large fan-made video advertisement for BTS’ J-Hope in Seoul had a very noticeable misspelled caption.

To celebrate the release of J-Hope’s first solo album “Jack in the Box,” the video advertisement was displayed on the Coex building in Gangnam on Friday. It was created by Chinese fan groups HopeUranus and Heimdallr. 

BTS’ J-Hope makes a dark and explicit return with ‘Jack in the Box’

JACK IN THE BOX JHOPE
  • BTS member J-Hope officially released his new solo album “Jack in the Box” on July 15.
  • The recent release also came with a music video for “Arson,” the album’s lead single.
  • J-Hope breaks away from his usual “sunshine” image with a “darker side” of himself, displaying a different side to fans.
  • To celebrate his solo debut, the artist held a listening party on Thursday night and brought celebrities from the music and entertainment industries together.
  • J-Hope is the first BTS member to make a solo debut after the K-pop group announced their break in June.

J-Hope of BTS made a highly anticipated return with his solo album “Jack in the Box” and a music video for “Arson,” the album’s lead single, on July 15.

With 10 new songs, the theme and style of “Jack in the Box” breaks away from J-Hope’s traditional “sunshine” image. In an interview with Variety last week, the artist stated that he wanted to “express a little bit of a darker side of me, as J-Hope, as an individual.”