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BTS Member J-Hope To Headline At Lollapalooza on July 31st

BTS bandmember Jung Ho-seok, better known by his stage name J-Hope has been announced as one of the artists who will be headlining the music festival Lollapalooza on July 31st. He will be the first Korean artist to be leading the music festival.

Lollapalooza is a rock festival held in Chicago. It features techno, hip hop, alternate, and rock performers. The festival started back in 1991 by Jane Addiction’s leader Perry Farrell. It is held over four days where people from all around the country and even the world gather to see their favorite artists perform.

J-Hope’s Performance

According to the Lollapalooza, J-Hope will be performing on the closing day of the music festival.

“We’re thrilled to announce #jhope of @bts_bighit will headline #Lolla 2022 on Sun, July 31st! His performance will make history, cementing him as the first South Korean artist to headline the main stage at a major US music festival,” stated the authorities in a statement.

J-Hope is also thrilled to be performing at the prestigious festival. He uploaded a poster of the festival with the names of the artists who would perform there including him.

He also wrote “This is going to be my first performance at @lollapalooza It’s a thrilling new challenge that I think will become a really memorable chapter in my musical history! I’m gonna give you guys a great show. Get ready to get crazyyyyyy! 😬😁🥰”.

So far, the picture has gotten over 5 million likes in around 10 hours. The rapper and producer is all set to perform an hour-long set and groove with the crowd.

Other headlining artists include J. Cole, The Kid Laroi, Metallica, Green Day, Dua Lipa and Charli XCX.  TXT has also been added to the list of performers. It will the band’s debut performance in the USA.

More About J- Hope

J-Hope is also a member of the popular Korean boyband called BTS. They have been largely responsible for bringing K-pop to the mainstream media. They are currently one of the biggest bands in the history of K-pop.

Did you know that J-Hope almost quit the band before they launched officially? He wanted to pursue a solo career and told the other boys he was going to quit the band. Would the band have sounded the same without J-Hope?

The band debuted in 2013 and has been recently topping the charts recently whenever they drop a song. Their song ‘Dynamite’ was one of their first successful songs in the USA, it topped the Billboard 200 charts.

Apart from their success together, the band members also release music on their own and this is where J-Hope’s upcoming solo performance comes in. His dancing and rapping skills have been appreciated as a solo act and also in the band. He released his first mixtape back in 2018 and called it “Hope World”.

His songs have a strong undertone of emotions that are relatable to him. For example, the song “Just Dance” is about his passion for dancing and has some incredible choreography by him. Another song called “MAMA” is a tribute to his mother. J-Hope shows gratitude and thanks his mother for raising him to become the man he is today.

Fans are excited to him perform at Lollapalooza. It is also a good chance for him to showcase his talent and perform for people who are not specifically his target audience.

Khadija
A spirited writer who looks at the world with an inquisitive mind. Passionate about many things, she is an active campaigner for equality and mental well-being. She wants to change the world, one blog at a time.
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