BTS’s J-Hope will release a single before he begins his military service in South Korea, which may last two years.
|The member of the South Korean group BTS Jung Ho-seok
|BTS's J-Hope will release a single before he begins his military service in South Korea, which may last two years
- The group announced that it would take a break until at least 2025 and that they would take the opportunity to fulfill their military obligation.
The member of the South Korean group BTS Jung Ho-seok, better known by his stage name J-Hope, will release a solo single this coming Friday called On the street at a time when he is about to join his country’s mandatory military service . .
Hybe, the agency behind South Korean band BTS and its members’ individual careers, said today that the single is a “lo-fi hip-hop song with a warm melody and lyrics , where J-Hope participated in the composition. and letter writing”.
J-Hope already debuted as a soloist on July 15 with the album Jack in the box , the first to be published after the well-known male band announced a temporary separation on June 14 of last year so that its members can focus on their individual careers.
The news about the rapper’s new single comes a day after his agency announced that he will become the second member of the group to enlist in the military after the oldest member, Jin.
Big Hit announced the day before that it had canceled a permit to delay enlistment , although it did not indicate when the rapper, who turned 29 on February 18, will join the military service.
Jin, the oldest member of BTS, began this service on December 13, mandatory in South Korea for all men fit for exercise.
After years of uncertainty about the future of the band due to military service and after a legislative reform allowed the deadline for BTS members and other K-Pop artists to enlist by two years -until they turned 30-, The group announced in the summer that it would take a break until at least 2025 and that until then all its members would take the opportunity to comply with this requirement , which lasts between 18 and 24 months.
Consisting of RM, Jimin, Jin, V, Suga, J-Hope and Jungkook, the band has broken several records and won national and international awards that no South Korean pop group has ever achieved before, being the first Asian group to become a global musical phenomenon.