On June 15, JTBC exclusively reported that BTS J-Hope will release a new album in the middle of July, signaling the official beginning of BTS members solo activities.
J-Hope had previously spoken about embarking on their solo activities in the viral video discussing their group hiatus.
On June 14, BTS celebrated 2022 FESTA with an hour-long video. The members sat down for a meal and some drinks. During the video, they spoke about many subjects and touched on the most important part that has since gone viral, their group hiatus. They announced they shall be taking an extended indefinite hiatus from group activities as they begin the second chapter of their lives. The news came as a huge shock to the fans and the members spent a good portion of the video discussing what led to making this decision.
Previously, it was announced that BTS J-Hope joined the lineup of Lollapalooza, a popular annual music festival that takes place in Chicago.
J-Hope will be a headliner on July 31st, he’s become the first-ever Korean artist to headline the main stage of a major U.S. music festival. Fans can’t wait to see what he has to offer.
It was also previously reported that the first member to begin solo activities will be J-Hope but Big hit Music has not addressed the new JTBC report
Stay tuned for updates.