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J-Hope Will Be First South Korean to Headline Lollapalooza

BTS member J-Hope will make history as the first South Korean artist to perform at Lollapalooza.

J-Hope Will Make History at Lollapalooza

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BTS member J-Hope is going to perform at Lollapalooza! He will become the first South Korean artist to headline a main stage of a major U.S. music festival, and he’s ready to make history.

Jung Hoseok, better known by his stage name, J-Hope, is a rapper, dancer, vocalist, producer, and a piece of peace to ARMY, BTS’ fandom. Fans are psyched to hopefully watch J-Hope perform songs from his solo mixtape, Hope World. J-Hope’s label, BIGHIT Entertainment, brought along another performance from the family. BIGHIT’s Kpop group TOMORROW X TOGETHER will also be performing at Lollapalooza.

According to Justin Curto from Vulture, J-Hope replaces Doja Cat in the lineup, as she unfortunately had to pull out due to summer tour obligations and a tonsil surgery recovery.

Held in Chicago, Lollapalooza will span from July 28th to July 31st. Get your tickets for Lollapalooza here. Check out the lineup in J-Hope’s Instagram post below.

 

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‘Hope World’

Released back in 2018, J-Hope’s mixtape, Hope World, quickly made its mark. According to Ke’Anna from hellokpop, it entered the Billboard 200 album chart within its first day of release. Hope World reached place 62 on the Billboard 200, making J-Hope the highest charting Kpop solo act. The mixtape also debuted at the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s World Albums chart, and then at No. 16 on the Top Album Sales chart.

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Hope World tells the story of where J-Hope has been and where he wants to go. His background, goals, and dreams have inspired countless listeners, and his mixtape holds a special place in ARMY’s hearts.

There’s already speculation about J-Hope’s Lollapalooza performance. In his Instagram post above, the third and final slide has audio from his song “항상 (HANGSANG).” This hip hop song is from his mixtape, and features rapper and producer Supreme Boi. Many fans hope he performs this song and more from Hope World, especially since he’s now teased it.

Fans can undoubtedly expect a stunning stage, as J-Hope’s performances are always top tier. His solo performances during BTS concerts consistently entertain and astonish ARMY. J-Hope’s stage presence and passion are unmatched. He has earned so much, and still has so much to offer. ARMY is ready to see him make history yet again.

 

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