Rolling Stone just lately talked to BTS‘s J-Hope about his mixtape Hope World in addition to what followers will be capable of anticipate from him sooner or later.
Hope World was written for years main as much as its release in 2018. Taking place for a lot of BTS’s newest world success, J-Hope revealed he views these nostalgic instances as an harmless “calm before the storm.”
You know, trying again, I believe it was actually pure, harmless, and exquisite that I might do such music at these instances. When I work on music proper now, I’ve a possibility to return to these feelings and suppose, “Oh, those were the days.” I believe it actually has a great affect on my music that I work on now.
Through Hope World, he was in a position to set up himself and his sound as an artist.
Through the mixtape I discovered loads, and I believe it actually formed the course that I wish to go in as an artist, as a musician. I’m actually simply grateful that so many individuals beloved my mixtape. I’m planning to maintain on engaged on music and to attempt to present folks a [style of] music distinctive to J-Hope.
Though nothing is ready in stone when it comes to music sooner or later, he gave followers a sneak peek by revealing they’ll anticipate a extra mature sound from his subsequent release.
Right now, the purpose is to get impressed and make good music. Nothing is determined but, so I’m simply going to maintain engaged on music. I believe my type of music won’t vastly change, however I believe it will likely be extra mature. I’ll attempt to comprise tales that I actually wish to inform within the second mixtape.
Recently, he launched the total model of “Blue Side” from Hope World and mentioned how trying again on his earlier music conjures up him.
It wasn’t a full model at the moment, so I at all times had the considered going again to that music and finishing it. I at all times had that in thoughts. I believe it was like two weeks or one month in the past that I lastly got here to suppose that “Oh, I want to finish this song.” As I discussed earlier, I actually look again onto the feelings that I’ve once I labored on the mixtape.
Check out extra from J-Hope’s interview with Rolling Stone beneath.