BTS member J-Hope releases a solo single called “More” and breaks the internet. This is a prerelease track for J-Hope’s upcoming solo debut album, Jack in the Box, which arrives on July 15.
The Single Racks Up Multiple Achievements Within an Hour of Release
J-Hope’s highly anticipated single quickly became a hot topic the moment it dropped. Sweeping charts and trending everywhere “More” add to his accolades as an already popular and well-loved celebrity. Within an hour of its release, the MV has already surpassed a million likes and surpassed 20 #1s on iTunes, showcasing the strength of his popularity and reach. The “More” Music video is also trending on YouTube, in 3 hours it has around a 4.4million views and with 1.6million likes.
Press Release Statements
The press release statement mentioned that the track’s message is to “show the world how much [J-Hope has] grown”. They went on to add, “Jack in the Box lends voice to BTS J-Hope aspirations to break the mold and grow further. The album represents BTS J-Hope’s own musical personality and vision as an artist”.
Solo Careers of BTS J-Hope and Group Hiatus
The 90s-inspired solo single is a fusion of alternate rock hooks and hip-hop beats. The single shows a darker, edgier style and vibe of J-Hope’s musical journey, very different from his usual sunny personality.
This will be BTS J-Hope, the first attempt at a solo album. Previously for his solos, he had mostly released mixtapes. Now, with the announcement of BTS’s hiatus, all members seem to have plans of taking this opportunity to grow their solo careers. J-Hope mentioned this during their Vlive “FESTA Dinner 2022” announcing their hiatus. He said, “I think we should spend some time apart to learn how to be one again. I hope you don’t see this as a negative thing, and see it as a healthy plan. I think BTS will become stronger that way”.
Fans cannot stop gushing over J-Hope’s intense musical voyage and can’t wait to see where it takes them next. This solo prerelease single has raised even more anticipation and expectations for the debut album that will follow it.
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