BTS‘ J-Hope made history at this year’s Lollapalooza as the first South Korean artist to headline a major American music festival. Relaxing backstage, he took the time to gush over Lizzo‘About Damn Time’.
In an interview shared to NMEs TikTok account, the 28-year-old singer is asked what his favorite song is right now. He immediately dives into an adorable rendition of the viral second verse of “About Damn Time.”
Lizzo herself, upon seeing the video, shared her own TikTok reacting to the sweet moment as she smiled as she deflected haters who think she Billboard Hot 100 Chart toppers are not the “song of the summer”.
“J-Hope is streaming time! Be like J-Hope,” the Grammy winner captioned the clip.
@lizzoJ-Hope is streaming on time! Be like J-hope! 💅🏾
J-Hope’s headline Lollapalooza set follows the release of Jack in the boxhis debut solo studio album. Jack in the boxwhich peaked at No. 17 on Billboard 200 and no. 2 on the World Albums chart, spawned the singles “More” and “Arson”.
His performance at the famous Chicago festival — nicknamed #HOBIPALOOZA by fans on Twitter — was a display of the star’s dynamic onstage persona, his respect for hip hop, the social messages he believes in and more. “I pour my heart and soul into my music,” he said told the audience during the set. “Even though we speak different languages, I hope you listen to my story.”
“About Damn Time”, meanwhile, topped the Hot 100 Songs of All Genres chart dated July 30, 2022, marking Lizzo’s second chart leader; “Truth Hurts” dominated for seven weeks from September 2019.
“We got #1 in the country YALL,” the star subtitle a screenshot of the chart following the news of the performance.