The swag-filled song shows J-Hope flirting with a darker, sharper sound, juxtaposing rock breaks with hip-hop beats. “I’m doing it all,” he declares during the song’s pre-hypnotic chorus. The song’s message is “show the world [J-Hope has] development,” according to a press release.
Jack in Boxreleased on July 15, is the rapper-slash-dancer’s first non-mixtape album – and it marks the first solo album by a record-breaking member. Korean pop group since embarking on the so-called “BTS ‘Chapter 2” earlier this month. “Jack in the box shows J-Hope’s desire to break the mold and grow further,” BTS’ label Bighit said of the record. “The album showcases J-Hope’s own musical personality and vision as an artist.”
“More” comes a few weeks after BTS announced that they will continue to interrupt to focus on their own personal projects. “Just to be clear, they are not taking a hiatus but will be taking the time to explore a number of solo projects at this time and are still active in various forms,” a BTS spokesperson said. Rolling Stone.
“More” follows the release of bandmate Jungkook’s “Left and Right” – a new single with Charlie Puth scheduled to appear on his own solo album. Solo records are also predicted from Jimin and Suga.
J-Hope will title Lollapalooza on July 31, making history as the first Korean artist to stand on the main stage at a festival in the US.