Identified for his sunny disposition and optimistic vitality, j-hope subverted expectations when he began rolling out teasers for the one forward of his first full-length solo album, Jack within the Field, due later this month on July fifteenth. Promising a darker tone from the rapper and dancer, promotional images for “MORE” echoed j-hope’s current assertion describing the brand new sides of himself that longtime listeners won’t expect: “If I used to be going to convey the issues I needed to say, I must be darker. It’s one thing I’ve by no means completed earlier than, so I used to be excited to strive one thing new,” he defined.
The primary single is a serious departure from the colourful, rainbow-hued buoyancy of j-hope’s first mixtape, Hope World. Whereas particulars are nonetheless but to come back relating to the size of Jack within the Field and what else listeners may be capable to anticipate, it’s sure that j-hope’s magnetic vitality as a performer will proceed to be entrance and middle.
j-hope can also be at the moment gearing as much as headline the closing evening of Lollapalooza, marking the primary time a South Korean artist has appeared at a serious US competition.