J-Hope BTS will finally officially debut solo by releasing an album titled Jack In The Box’ in July. On Sunday (26/06/2022), BTS’ agency Big Hit Music shared a short teaser for BTS member J-Hope’s first solo album ‘Jack In The Box’ through their official Twitter account @BIGHIT_MUSIC.
In the teaser, the letter “J” is repeatedly stretched in different directions amidst a colorful checkered background. Then, the words “Jack In The Box” pop up and spin, as the dimensions and background colors change rapidly with a fun beat and catchy melody throughout the video.
In a statement posted to Weverse, BIGHIT MUSIC once again confirmed that they will continue to carry out activities as a group, although the BTS members are now focusing on individual activities. Here is the full statement:
“Hello, this is BIGHIT MUSIC. We would like to announce the release of ‘Jack In The Box,’ J-Hope’s first solo album. BTS has opened the page of their new chapter, where the members will harmoniously carry out their group and individual activities. J-Hope will be the first BTS member to embark on this new journey and release his solo album.
J-Hope’s solo album, as stated in the album’s title, ‘Jack In The Box’ represents his aspiration to break down all barriers so that the artist can develop further.
Starting with the pre-release song that will be released on July 1, 2022, various contents to show J-Hope’s creative identity as an artist will be introduced. Please keep waiting patiently and we will continue to provide you with more details about this album.
We hope that you eagerly look forward to the album ‘Jack In The Box’ and send J-Hope your love and support as he takes his first steps as a solo artist.
- Pre-release track release date: 1 PM, Friday, July 1, 2022 (KST)
- Full song release date: 1 PM, Friday, July 15, 2022 (KST)
The release of the first teaser for BTS’ J-Hope solo album received a positive response from netizens. Launching from Allkpophere are some netizen comments:
“The concept fits J-Hope so well! We’ve all watched his growth as an artist over the years. His voice is amazing, he’s also a very talented rapper. And when he dances, all eyes are on him. I’m so proud and can’t wait for it.” the album!” commented one netizen.
“Finally they will soon release J-Hope’s first solo album. I can’t wait!” another netizen said.
“Amazing! We really are entering a new era of BTS,” said another netizen.
“JK ‘Left and Right’ has just been released and now Hobby ‘Jack In the Box’ is coming soon? We will be spoiled with more and more content from BTS. They really won’t let people leave the fandom,” connect another.
“Can’t wait! ARMY will be busier and have to work 7 times harder to buy all their solo albums.” other netizens comment.
“I’m really looking forward to the album. J-Hope is very good at blending various genres and rhythms. This album will be an amazing masterpiece. Take my money!” another netizen said.
So, are you also enthusiastically looking forward to J-Hope’s solo album?