Did Crush audition in front of BTS? Soloist reveals in a new show

Rush Hour
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Renowned soloist Crush has finally made a return after a long period of taking a break due to his enlistment in the mandatory military service in South Korea. Crush immediately returned to his original job as a singer after getting discharged from his duties. He performed at various venues as a special guest and also attended multiple college festivals. It was after then that he announced his new single, Rush Hour feat. BTS’ J-Hope. Music lovers were more than happy to listen to and watch the unique collaboration between the two artists.

The collaboration

The best part about Rush Hour was the amazing camaraderie between Crush and BTS’ J-Hope. Fans were more than excited to know that Hobi would not only feature in the track but also star in the official music video. Moreover, the track’s dance challenge has also become a new trend, and multiple people participated in it. Since then, people have also asked Crush about working with J-Hope on the project and how the duo crossed paths. Recently, the soloist appeared in Knowing Bros, a popular variety show in which he revealed that the BTS member had contacted him to sing a congratulatory song at his sister Jiwoo’s wedding.

Interview details

The P Nation artist recalled the moment from May 2021 and spoke about singing his most beloved song, titled Beautiful, from the popular K-drama Guardian: The Lonely and Great God or Goblin. However, he was nervous regarding the same and felt like he was auditioning for it. According to Crush, singing in front of stars like the BTS members made him feel like he was there to prove his skills. This revelation made by Crush made the other artists on the show laugh out loud.

제이홉 누나 축가만 부른 크러쉬🎤 서운한(?) 형님들을 위한 〈Beautiful〉♬ | 아는 형님 352회 | JTBC 221001 방송

Rush Hour

Talking about Crush Hour, the digital single is from Crush’s fourth mini-album titled With Her. Talking about the much-awaited track, it dropped on September 22, 2022. There is no denying that it is a magic number that has a sense of creativity and brings the charm of not one but two versatile artists – BTS’ J-Hope and Crush. Talking about the song, it is an upbeat track with funky beats that channels a bit of top-notch artistry on the table.

Crush (크러쉬) - 'Rush Hour (Feat. j-hope of BTS)' MV

We also get hints of inspiration from BTS’ J-Hope’s official solo debut album, Jack in the Box, from the starting beats of the new track. It makes us wonder if the two creations were made in sync with each other.