At the 2023 Global Citizen Festival in New York, BTS member Jungkook left the crowd in awe with his spectacular performance. Following his electrifying stage presence, the singer gave his fans an exciting sneak peek into his next solo project, tentatively titled “3D.”
Jungkook’s performance at the festival featured some of his biggest hits, including “Seen,” “Still With You,” and “Euphoria.” The audience was treated to an energetic rendition of “Dynamite” and “Permission to Dance.” After leaving everyone breathless with his captivating performance, Jungkook surprised his devoted followers by unveiling the first teaser for his upcoming release. The teaser showcased Jungkook in various scenes, building anticipation until the screen displayed the enigmatic words “3D.”
Shortly thereafter, BIGHIT MUSIC, the agency behind BTS, officially confirmed that “3D” would be Jungkook’s second solo digital single, and it would feature the collaboration of renowned artist Jack Harlow. In their statement, the agency described “3D” as a pop R&B track with a clever exploration of emotions towards an unattainable person, using the perspectives of the first, second, and third dimensions. Fans were urged to prepare themselves for a more mature side of Jungkook, following his previous solo track, “Seven,” which featured Latto. “3D” is set to release on September 29 at 1 p.m. KST.
In a previous interview on Suga’s talk show “Suchwita,” Jungkook had hinted at his upcoming music plans. He shared his intention to release another single and then follow it up with a small mini-album, with all the new music expected to be out by November.
The 2023 Global Citizen Festival is dedicated to advocating for equality, gender equality, combating global hunger, and addressing the climate emergency. Jungkook expressed his excitement about headlining the festival, saying, “I’m thrilled to join this year’s Global Citizen Festival as a headliner! The festival sheds light on important causes and drives action, and I’m happy to take part in it. I can’t wait to perform in front of many people at the Great Lawn in Central Park.”
Joining Jungkook at the festival are several international advocates and celebrity guests, including Bill Nye, Bridget Moynahan, Busy Philipps, Carmelo Anthony, Common, Connie Britton, Danai Gurira, Gayle King, Jordan Fisher, Lewis Pugh, Padma Lakshmi, Phoebe Gates, Rachel Brosnahan, and Sophia Bush. Their presence emphasizes the importance of global cooperation in addressing pressing issues and making a positive impact on the world.
Jungkook’s announcement of “3D” at the Global Citizen Festival adds another layer of excitement to an event already focused on meaningful change and inspiring action on a global scale. Fans around the world eagerly await the release of Jungkook’s new solo project and look forward to seeing how his music continues to evolve.