BTS j-hope set the internet ablaze when he posted a picture with his idol J. Cole at the Lollapalooza music festival. J. Cole has been j-hopes musical inspiration for a long time and the South Korean idol has also paid several tributes to the artist through his songs and albums.The BTS rapper was in Chicago on Sunday July 31 as South Koreas first ever artist to headline a show at the music festival. BTS ARMY was ecstatic to see him finally meet J. Cole. The overjoyed fans could not stop sharing the beautiful moment on Twitter. BTS and especially j-hope have had a special place in their hearts for the German-American rapper J. Cole who is also a singer songwriter rapper producer as well as professional basketball player. Cole is regarded as one of the most influential rappers of his generation.
The Bangtan boys used to listen to the rapper during their early days in the industry and were hugely impacted by Coles style and work. In fact the popular track Born Singer by BTS was an adaptation of the song Born Sinner by J. Cole from the album Born Sinner released in 2013.ARMYs were therefore elated to see j-hope finally meet and interact with the artist who had been his muse for so long.The BTS rapper posted three pictures with J. Cole taken at the Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago that ran from Thursday July 28 to Sunday July 31. Fans were quick to note the sheer happiness on their idols face. The third picture also has Jimin in the frame along with the two artists. The posts have over seven million likes on Instagram and has comments by the BTS leader RM as well.
#BTS #jhope finally meets #JCole at his #Lollapalooza concert 1 of his 1st inspirations as a rapper after sampling his song for a 2013 BTS track & calling him a role model on a 2014 track and shares pics on his IG hope world meets cole world and #JCole likes The Blue Side singer is known for his eccentricity and experimentation in terms of his work and his debut solo album was no different. His first performance at Lollapalooza was historic to say the least since it ended up being the highest ticket seller in the history of the music festival.It was a surreal moment for fans to see him perform on the same day and on the same stage as J. Cole reminding them of how far the idol had come.