BTS’ J-Hope is switching up his signature model.
On Sunday, the South Korean performer, 28, made his solo debut whereas headlining the Lollapalooza music pageant in Chicago.
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Not solely did he showcase his rapping abilities and a few critical dance strikes he additionally rocked out in his new edgy, various look which mirrors the sentiment of his first solo album Jack within the Field.
All through his efficiency he rocked a brown, closely waved ’80s-inspired mullet with textured lengthy bangs, hopping on the ever fashionable wolf-cut development.
When it got here to style, the “MORE” rapper wore contrasting black and white appears to be like.
For his all-black ensemble, he wore saggy Louis Vuitton monogrammed denims, a ripped oversize tee shirt and platform sneakers. For equipment he sported a pair of graphic gloves and a allure necklace.
And, for the second half of his set, he carried the outsized silhouette into an all-white outfit, which included a saggy button up shirt and cargo pants in addition to a set of turquoise gloves and yellow-green sun shades styled as a headscarf.
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J-Hope performs throughout day 4 of Lollapalooza at Grant Park on July 31, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois.
Penned #hobipalooza by BTS Military (the septet’s official fandom title) on social media, J-Hope’s efficiency included songs from his newest launch, his 2018 mixtape Hope World, solo songs from BTS’s albums (along with a enjoyable tropical remix of the group’s summer time hit “Dynamite”) and a efficiency of “Rooster Noodle Soup” with collaborator Becky G.
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In an interview with Rolling Stone, he opened up about his arduous rehearsal for the huge set.
“It is really an enormous problem for me as artist J-Hope. It is an important momentum to only to go ahead,” he informed the outlet through a translator. “So I really needed to put together actually laborious since it is a very significant second and an essential a part of my artistry. After this efficiency, possibly I will really feel loads of issues. I am positive it should assist me as an artist to take the following step.”
J-Hope of BTS poses in the course of the sixty fourth Annual GRAMMY Awards at MGM Grand Backyard Enviornment on April 03, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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On July 15, the identical day of Jack within the Field’s launch, the “Daydream” singer additionally spoke with the publication concerning the recording course of and dealing exterior of BTS.
“Since I am the primary one to go solo, I really feel a way of duty and there is positively some stress as nicely,” he informed the outlet, referring to the group’s not too long ago introduced non permanent hiatus. “Jack within the Field is stuffed solely with issues I personally needed to do, virtually to the purpose the place I fear to myself, ‘Did I focus an excessive amount of on solely what I needed to do?’ I feel that is the place the half nervousness comes from.”
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Music apart, the multi-talented star is at all times positive to make a press release whether or not he is solo, performing alongside his BTS members or if he is hanging backstage along with his favourite artists.
In April, was all smiles subsequent to Woman Gaga as he met with the Chromatica singer backstage at considered one of her Woman Gaga Jazz & Piano Las Vegas exhibits.
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Sharing an Instagram photograph of the meet up, the 2 musicians regarded dapper in their very own means – Gaga in a vinyl go well with with a bezaddlez tux jacket and J-Hope in an outsized black-and-blue Canadian tuxedo.
“Each remark from her for me will stick with me for my complete life,” J-Hope wrote. “@ladygaga, my queen perpetually!!!” he wrote within the put up’s captions, solely having variety phrases for Gaga.