J-Hope BTS

정호석

Jung Ho-seok( Hangul : 정호석; born February 18, 1994), better known by his stage nameJ-Hope(stylized asj-hope), is a South Korean rapper, dancer, songwriter, and record producer. In 2013, J-Hope made his debut as a member of the South Korean boy band BTS , managed under Big Hit Entertainment . As one of the songwriters for the group, he has over 59 songs accredited to his name by the Korea Music Copyright Association .J-Hope released his first solo mixtape,Hope World, worldwide on March 1, 2018. The album was met with a positive reception. His debut at number 63 (and subsequent peak at number 38) made him the highest charting solo K-pop artist on theBillboard200 .

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 J-Hope BTS's Life_and_career

1994–2012: Early life

His skills in dance eventually led him to gain interest in singing and rapping, helping motivate him to audition as an idol trainee.As a trainee, J-Hope was featured as a rapper in Jo Kwon 's song "Animal", which was released in 2012.

2013–present: BTS

2 Cool 4 Skool.He was the third member to join the group as a trainee after RM and Suga .J-Hope has since been involved in the creation process of every album in BTS' discography.

2018–present: Solo activities

A music video for the B-side "Airplane" was later released on March 6.

, "Airplane", "Base Line", and "P.O.P (Piece of Peace) pt. 1" arriving on the chart at number five, eight, and twelve, respectively. "Daydream" peaking atop the chart made J-Hope one of only ten K-Pop groups, including his band BTS, to reach number one.The success of his solo debut lead him to rank third on the Emerging Artists Chart , and 97th on the Artist 100 Chart for the week of March 10 and 91st for the week of March 17. He is the fifth Korean artist, and the second Korean soloist after Psy , to place on the Artist 100.

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 J-Hope BTS's Artistry

Fusewrote that the atmospheric style of "Blue Side",Hope World's outro track, "leaves the listener curious for what's coming next from J-Hope."The lyrical elements of the mixtape, notably the lead song "Daydream", was praised for its discussion of the difficulties an idol faces in their career, various literary references, and fun presentation of the serious subject matter.

and the works Kyle , Aminé , and Joey Badass as influencers on his style and work onHope World. The idea of peace has also provided a basis for much of his lyrics, stating that "it’d be fantastic to become a part of someone’s personal peace through my music" in an interview withTimemagazine .The idea of "representing the modern generation" has also influenced his work on BTS' music.

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 J-Hope BTS's Discography

Mixtapes

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSales
Track listing
  1. "Hope World"
  2. "P.O.P (Piece of Peace) pt.1"
  3. "Daydream (백일몽)"
  4. "Base Line"
  5. "HANGSANG (항상)" featuring Supreme Boi
  6. "Airplane"
  7. "Blue Side (Outro)"
13 35 160 13 34 14 23 30 38 1

Singles

J-Hope at the 26thSeoul Music Awardsin January 2017.
TitleYearPeak chart positionsSalesAlbum
"Daydream"2018 80 1 7
Hope World
"Airplane" 5N/A
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Other charted songs

TitleYearPeak chart positionsSalesAlbum
"Intro: Boy Meets Evil"2016 31 9
Wings
"Mama" 22 13
"Base Line"2018 8N/AHope World
"HANGSANG"
(featuring Supreme Boi)
11
"Hope World" 6
"P.O.P (Piece of Peace) pt.1" 12
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

As featured artist

TitleYearPeak chart positionsSalesAlbum
"Animal (Radio Edit)"(Jo Kwonfeaturing J-Hope) 2012 36

I'm Da One

Other songs

YearTitleFormatOther Notes
2015Digital download,streamingN/A
2018 withRMandSuga

Writing and production credits

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2013

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ArtistAlbumSong
BTS2 Cool 4 Skool We Are Bulletproof Pt. 2
No More Dream
I Like It
O!RUL8,2? We On
If I Ruled the World
Coffee
BTS Cypher Pt. 1
Attack on Bangtan
Satoori Rap

2014

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ArtistAlbumSong
BTSSkool Luv Affair Intro: Skool Luv Affair
Where Did You Come From?
Just One Day
Tomorrow
BTS Cypher Pt. 2: Triptych
Jump
Miss Right
I Like It (Slow Jam Remix)
Dark & Wild Danger
War of Hormone
Hip Hop Lover
Let Me Know
Rain
BTS Cypher Pt.3: Killer ft. Supreme Boi
What Are You Doing?
Would You Turn off Your Cellphone?
Blanket Kick
24/7=Heaven
Look Here
2nd Grade
Wake Up The Stars
I Like It Pt. 2
Wake Up

2015

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ArtistAlbumSong
BTSThe Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 1 I Need U
Hold Me Tight
Dope
Boyz with Fun
Converse High
Moving On
The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 2 Run
Butterfly
Whalien 52
My City
Dead Leaves
J-Hope Non-album release

2016

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ArtistAlbumSong
BTSThe Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever Butterfly (Prologue Remix)
Run (Ballad Mix)
Run (Alternative Mix)
Epilogue: Young Forever
Fire
Save Me
Youth Introduction: Youth
Good Day
Wishing on A Star
For You
Wings Intro: Boy Meets Evil
Blood Sweat & Tears
MAMA
Awake
BTS Cypher Pt. 4
Two! Three!
Interlude: Wings

2017

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ArtistAlbumSong
BTSYou Never Walk Alone Outro: Wings
A Supplementary Story: You Never Walk Alone
Love Yourself: Her DNA
Best of Me
MIC Drop
Pied Piper
Outro: Her
Sea

2018

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ArtistAlbumSong
J-Hope Hope World
P.O.P (Piece of Peace) pt. 1
Daydream
Base Line
HANGSANG
Airplane
Blue Side (Outro)
BTSFace Yourself Intro: Ringwanderung
Best of Me(Japanese ver.)
Blood Sweat & Tears(Japanese ver.)
Mic Drop(Japanese ver.)
Love Yourself: Tear 134340
Paradise
Love Maze
Magic Shop
Airplane pt. 2
So What
Outro: Tear
RM, Suga, J-Hope Non-album release 땡 (Ddaeng)

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 J-Hope BTS's References

  1. "[더스타프로필] 방탄소년단 제이홉 "내 꿈은 '나만의 아이돌' 제작" :: THE STAR". thestar.chosun.com. Retrieved 2016-11-07. 
  2. "[spotlight] 방탄소년단│② 랩몬스터, 슈가, 제이홉's story - ize". ize.co.kr. Retrieved 2016-11-07. 
  3. Herman, Tamar (June 20, 2017). "Get To Know BTS: J-Hope". Billboard. Retrieved March 8, 2018. 
  4. "Jo Kwon - Animal(feat.Jung Ho-suk aka JHope of BTS), 조권 - 애니멀(feat.정호석) Music Core 20120630" (Video). MusicCore. 30 June 2012. Retrieved 14 March 2018. 
  5. Bennett, Colette (2016-05-12). "How BTS is changing K-pop for the better". dailydot. Retrieved 2018-03-08. 
  6. Bailey, Alyssa (May 23, 2017). "BTS on What It Means Winning Billboard's Top Social Artist Award...and What's Next". elle.com. Elle. Retrieved March 1, 2018. 
  7. "Songs credited to J-Hope". komca.or.kr. Retrieved 2018-03-08. 
  8. "Meet the BTS Members". Metro. Retrieved March 8, 2018. 
  9. There is a behind story of naming for BTS(방탄소년단! 너 이름이 뭐니?)ㅣYamanTV Ep.23 (video) (Variety television show) (in Korean). YouTube: Mnet K-POP. Jun 22, 2015. Event occurs at 0:10. Retrieved Mar 5, 2018. 
  10. "[세상의 총알을 막아내는 소년들그룹 방탄소년단". Cuvism Magazine (in Korean). July 22, 2013. Archived from the original on December 20, 2013. Retrieved May 15, 2018. 
  11. j-hope 'Daydream (백일몽)' MV (Video) (in Korean). YouTube: Big Hit Entertainment. Mar 1, 2018. Retrieved Mar 1, 2018. 
  12. j-hope 'Airplane' MV (Video) (in Korean). YouTube: Big Hit Entertainment. Mar 1, 2018. Retrieved Mar 1, 2018. 
  13. Benjamin, Jeff (March 5, 2018). "BTS' J-Hope Enters the Billboard 200, Earns highest entry for a K-Pop Solo Act". Billboard. Retrieved March 7, 2018. 
  14. Benjamin, Jeff (March 14, 2018). "J-Hope Rises on Billboard 200, Tops World Digital Song Sales in Second Week of 'Hope World'". Billboard. Retrieved March 15, 2018. 
  15. Hope World Billboard charts:
  16. Compiled Hope World album charts:
  17. Compiled "Daydream" charts:
  18. Genre sources:
  19. Benjamin, Jeff (March 2, 2018). "BTS' J-HOPE DELIVERS HIS HOPEFUL 'DAYDREAM': GET TO KNOW HIM IN HIS SOLO VIDEO". Fuse. Retrieved March 8, 2018. 
  20. Herman, Tamar (March 1, 2018). "BTS' J-Hope Delivers 'Daydream' Video From 'Hope World' Mixtape". Billboard. Retrieved March 8, 2018. 
  21. Raisa, Bruner (March 2, 2018). "j-hope of K-Pop Sensation BTS Has His Own Story to Tell on New Solo Mixtape". TIME. Retrieved March 8, 2018. 
  22. "ARIA Australian Top 50 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. March 12, 2018. Archived from the original on March 10, 2018. Retrieved March 10, 2018. 
  23. "Canadian Albums: March 17, 2018". Billboard. Retrieved March 13, 2018. 
  24. "Le Top de la semaine : Top Albums". Archived from the original on March 9, 2018. Retrieved March 12, 2018. 
  25. "Billboard Japan Hot Album Chart-March 12, 2018". Retrieved March 10, 2018. 
  26. "Dutchcharts: J-Hope - Hope World". Retrieved 2018-03-09. 
  27. "VG-lista: Hope World". Retrieved 2018-03-10. 
  28. "NZ Top 40 Albums 12.03.2018". Retrieved 2018-03-09. 
  29. "Swedish Weekly Album- Week 10, March 9, 2018". Archived from the original on March 10, 2018. 
  30. "Hope World". Soundcloud. soundcloud. Retrieved 2018-03-01. 
  31. "Hope World by j-hope on Apple Music". itunes.apple.com. Apple Inc. March 1, 2018. Retrieved March 1, 2018. 
  32. Daydream :"Japan Hot 100". Retrieved March 10, 2018. 
  33. US World:
  34. "Heatseeker Singles". Archived from the original on March 12, 2018. Retrieved March 10, 2018. 
  35. "Mama". 
  36. US World:
  37. "2016 Gaon Download Chart - October". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. 
  38. "Animal (Radio Edit)". 
  39. Cumulative Sales of "Animal (Radio Edit):
  40. "1 Verse by J-Hope". SoundCloud. Retrieved March 8, 2018. 
  41. "땡 - RM, SUGA, J-HOPE". SoundCloud. Retrieved June 10, 2018. 
  42. Bruner, Raisa. "j-hope of K-Pop Sensation BTS Has His Own Story to Tell on New Solo Mixtape". time.com. Retrieved 9 March 2018. 

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