Okay-Pop sensation BTS is taking a break, saying the hiatus in an emotional new video shared with their fan military.
The septet, consisting of band members V, Jungkook, RM, Suga, Jimin, J-Hope and Jin, made the tearful announcement throughout their annual FESTA dinner that marks their debut.
With this 12 months’s FESTA marking the ninth 12 months of BTS’ debut, band members stated that it was time for them to take an ‘prolonged break’ from their BTS act and to pursue solo tasks.
Immediately addressing the BTS ARMYs within the video, RM stated: “I at all times thought that BTS was totally different from different teams, however the issue with Okay-pop and the entire idol system is that they do not offer you time to mature. You need to hold producing music and hold doing one thing.”
His fellow band members additionally chimed in to share how the choice to take an prolonged break was tough however crucial for them as a bunch.
Jimin stated: “We will not assist however consider our followers it doesn’t matter what, we wish to be the form of artists which are remembered by our followers. I feel now we’re beginning to consider what sort of artists we every wish to be remembered by our followers.”
“I feel that is why we’re going by a tough patch proper now, we’re looking for our identification and that is an exhausting and lengthy course of,” he added.
Band member J-Hope added that it was necessary for BTS to take a break for them to have the ability to kick off the ‘second chapter’.
J-Hope’s solo gigs will kick off the ‘second chapter’ for BTS, as he’s set to headline Lollapalooza in July.
The band’s break comes simply after the discharge of their anthology album PROOF, in addition to a smash-hit new single titled But To Come.