He is a rapper, dancer, songwriter, and former headlining artist for Lollapalooza Chicago. In November 2022, ARMY finally got J-Hope’s vlog from the US music festival. As a result, some viewers share their support for this bts artist and his latest solo effort: the mixtape Jack in the box.
J-Hope headlined the 2022 Lollapalooza Chicago music festival
He is your hope and you are his hope. as a soloistj hope released jack in the box and its lead single “Arson” in 2022. Just a few weeks later, the BTS rapper headlined the 2022 Lollapalooza Chicago music festival.
This is one of the first times that a BTS member has performed an entire setlist as a solo artist. (The same year, SUGA had a cameo at PSY’s concert for “That That”.) This was also the first time a South Korean artist had headlined a major festival in the United States.
Jimin appeared to support the BTS member, then joined their V Live and commented on the experience. Even if fans couldn’t make it to the concert, Hulu streamed a live stream of the music festival, and J-Hope became a trending topic on social media soon after. Now, the video of the full performance on YouTube has over 3 million views.
ARMYs Reacted To J-Hope’s Lollapalooza Vlog
Weeks after the music festival, the YouTube account BANGTANTV posted J-Hope’s Lollapalooza vlog. This offered a behind-the-scenes look at the rehearsal process, from soundcheck to the rapper’s meeting with his band.
Of course, fans shared their support in the comments section, praising this idol for his solo project (and dedication to rehearsals).
“The effort that went into this concert (voice, live band, dance, stage graphics, and logistics) is nothing short of WORLD CLASS,” one YouTube comment stated. “J-Hope is a world-class artist who not only dominates the stage, but has planned every second to the highest professional level.”
“Also, the vision and the writing and production of all the songs in and of itself is quite an achievement,” the YouTuber continued. “It is rare that a single person can do all of this to such a high standard. Congratulations to J-Hope for bringing a truly great entertainment experience to the world.”
Other fans noted J-Hope’s commitment to his solo project. The rapper had a role in writing and producing. jack in the box — by appearing in official music videos and promoting their work on social media.
“He really got into everything related to his album,” another YouTube user noted. “From recording processing to album creation. I AM SO PROUD OF YOU, J-HOPE.”
J-Hope and Becky G performed ‘Chicken Noodle Soup’ at Lollapalooza Chicago 2022
This wouldn’t be the first time J-Hope has branched out as a solo artist. In 2019 he teamed up with Becky G for “Chicken noodle soup”, meeting the artist at the Chicago music festival. In addition to creating BTS solo and group songs, J-Hope released his first mixtape, hope world, in 2018.