With the release of his single “More” on Thursday, J-Hope is the first BTS member to release a solo project following the group’s breakup announcement last month.
‘More’ music video gives a taste of J-Hope forthcoming debut solo studio album, “Jack in the Box”. The album will be released on July 15 at 1 p.m. KST in both physical and digital formats, and online and in-person pre-orders for the album were made available starting June 27.
Although J-Hope’s new project has no affiliation with the Jack in the Box fast food chain, the latter’s Twitter account joined in the fun and tweeted that J-Hope was their “bias For a reason”.
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They then posted another tweet with the Spider-Man pointing meme.
On June 26, Big Hit Music announced the release of the upcoming album, stating:
“We would like to announce the release of ‘Jack in the Box’, J-Hope’s solo album…J-Hope will be the first member of BTS to start this new journey and release his solo album. The solo album of J-Hope, as expressed in the album title “Jack In The Box”, represents his aspirations to break the mold and grow more.
The 28-year-old rapper is already poised to make history by becoming the first south korean headliner on the Lollapalooza main stage later this month.
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