K-Pop star J-Hope to make music history at Lollapalooza festival in Chicago

K-pop star J-Hope of boy band BTS will perform this month as the final show at the

annual Lollapalooza show in Chicago, becoming the first South Korean artist to

headline a major music festival in the US. organizers said on Tuesday.

J-Hope, 28, who debuted with BTS in 2013 and released his first solo mixtape five

years later, is due to end the four-day Lollapalooza festival with a performance on

the main stage on July 31, according to Live. national entertainment.

J-Hope’s bill comes just a month after the seven members of BTS (short for the

Korean phrase Bangtan Sonyeondan, or “Bulletproof Boys

said they were taking a break from music ventures as a group to pursue solo projects.