Jungkook has spoken candidly on his highly-anticipated solo project in a new interview while revealing the sage advice his BTS bandmates gave him.
Speaking to Billboard, Jungkook opened up about struggling with perfectionism when it comes to making music for his currently untitled mixtape, which fans have dubbed JJK1.
“When I create something and come back to it later, I feel like I can do better,” he admitted.
“But then Suga gave me a piece of advice that it doesn’t have to be perfect.
“So I’m working hard searching for my own colour,” the purple-haired singer said.
While it’s currently unknown as to when Jungkook plans to release his solo material, we have no doubt he’ll be serving up some major bangers.
Fans are also wondering whether any tracks from the K-pop idol’s forthcoming mixtape will feature any potential celebrity appearances, seeing as Jungkook mentioned in 2019 that he’d love to collaborate with Billie Eilish after praising her work.
“Everyone should hear it,” he shared of Eilish’s debut record When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? at the time.
Honestly, we’d well and truly die and be brought back to life if we were ever lucky enough to be blessed with a Jungkook x Billie Eilish collab.
Billie isn’t the only music icon the BTS babe has given major props to. In a Rolling Stone interview earlier this month, Jungkook once again gushed over Ariana Grande after describing how he attended an LA show from Grande’s Sweetener World Tour in 2019.
At the time, he took to Twitter to commemorate the concert, saying: “I felt and learned a lot after seeing her stage. I am really challenged by her stage and will try harder.”
“I was really impressed by her stage presence. She’s a very small person, and the volume of her singing and what she was able to do was really moving, really impressive,” he told Rolling Stone of the experience.
“And it just seemed like something I wanted to emulate and learn from. It made me want to develop and continue to grow.”
We can’t wait to see what he has in store for us!
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