J-Hope, a member of K-pop boy band BTS, will release Friday a hip hop single featuring American musician Becky G, his management agency said.
The song, “Chicken Noodle Soup,” set for release Friday evening through BTS’ official social media channels, is a recreation of the namesake song released by American musician, DJ Webstar and rapper Young B.
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The new song will also come with a music video featuring J-Hope and Becky G, according to Big Hit Entertainment.
J-Hope wrote Korean rap lines for “Chicken Noodle Soup” while Becky G wrote her lines in Spanish, adding fresh elements to the old-school hip hop song.
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The two artists joined hands for the collaboration, having both fallen for hip hop music in their childhoods.
The song also comes with witty choreography executed by J-Hope and Becky G in the music video as well as a dance ensemble of some 50 dancers from across the world.
J-Hope, known for his dance prowess, has also shown talent in music production, having joined in the production and rapping of many BTS songs, including “MIC Drop,” “Blood Sweat & Tears,” and “Boy With Luv.”
In March last year, J-Hope dropped a mixtape, “Hope World,” which peaked at 38 on the Billboard 200 main album chart. (Yonhap)