Jung Kook, a prominent member of the South Korean boy group BTS, is set to make his solo debut with the release of his highly anticipated English digital single titled “Seven.” The track, featuring American rapper Latto, was unveiled on July 14, 2023. This momentous occasion marks Jung Kook’s foray into the international music scene, captivating fans around the world. News of Jung Kook’s solo debut first surfaced on June 4, 2023, when Sports Chosun reported that he would be making his official solo debut on July 14. Big Hit, the agency representing Jung Kook, swiftly responded to the reports, confirming that an official announcement would be made in due course. On June 30, it was officially announced that Jung Kook’s solo debut would indeed take place on July 14 with the release of his digital single, “Seven.” The song is set to be released at 12 a.m. ET on the same day, amplifying the excitement surrounding this momentous occasion.
As a testament to his rising global popularity, Jung Kook is scheduled to perform “Seven” for the very first time at the esteemed Good Morning America Summer Concert, which will be held on July 14. This appearance will mark a significant milestone, as Jung Kook becomes the first-ever K-pop solo artist to take the stage at this illustrious event. Previously, both BTS and aespa had the honor of performing at the “Good Morning America” Summer Concert Series in 2019, 2021, and 2022, respectively.In addition to Jung Kook’s groundbreaking performance, an array of other talented artists is set to grace the stage during this year’s concert series. These include renowned acts such as Fitz and the Tantrums, Carly Rae Jepsen, Busta Rhymes, Remy Ma, Fat Joe, Hozier, Tim McGraw, and Sam Hunt. Music enthusiasts eagerly anticipate these remarkable performances that will follow Jung Kook’s inaugural concert.
Jung Kook, whose birth name is Jeon Jung-kook, is a multi-talented South Korean singer-songwriter, rapper, and producer signed under BigHit Music. He serves as the main vocalist and maknae (youngest member) of BTS. Jung Kook’s journey in the music industry began during his formative years, as he participated in various talent shows such as Superstar K2 when he was in seventh grade. Recognizing his immense potential, Big Hit Entertainment signed him, and he officially debuted as a member of BTS on June 13, 2013, with the group’s first single album, “2 Cool 4 Skool.” Although Jung Kook has previously released solo songs, including his official FIFA World Cup song “Dreamers,” his upcoming release will mark his first solo album, showcasing his individual artistry.