A legend that supports a legend!
With artists of such international stature, this comes as no surprise. BTS Members are an inspiration to many. But perhaps no one expected it as a famous musician. John Baptist To feel the same.
Over the past few years, BTS has befriended some of the biggest names in the global music industry. They have a close relationship with such people. Chris Martin, Anderson Pac, HalseyAnd Becky G. But unlike all these friendships that have grown in musical collaborations, John Batiste’s relationship V It grew out of genuine mutual admiration.
The Academy Awards’ Twitter account, launched in 2022, responded to a fan post saying John and V would share a picture if they met at the awards show. John responded to the same post expressing his excitement to meet the BTS member.
Love him 🤍
It’s in! are you kim taehyung pic.twitter.com/nms6TBIzbt
— Jon Batiste (@JonBatiste) February 24, 2022
Batiste V then followed up on his Instagram account and shared a video of him playing “Autumn Leaves” on the trumpet.
[INFO] Jazz Musician Award Winner, @JonBatiste He follows Taehyung on Instagram and shared a post playing “Autumn Leaves” on his Instagram story. pic.twitter.com/zFZpGsU68S
– KTH Facts (@KTH_Facts) February 24, 2022
The two last met at the 2022 Grammy Awards, where V enthusiastically supported Batiste’s historic win for Album of the Year.
Remember when Taehyung was the first to stand up and jump for joy when John Batiste won the Grammy
– * ✧ (@taeteluv_) May 25, 2023
The two also clicked a picture together and confirmed that they have finally met in person.
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A few days later, both V and Batiste posted a video of them hanging out like old friends. The two share a few laughs at V trying to teach him some Korean. Batiste followed Vi’s suit and thanked the hotel staff in Korean, causing him to burst out laughing.
Although fans only got a glimpse of their friendship, it seems that they are very close as artists. In a recent Tweet, when the original poster asked people who inspired their popularity, five-time Grammy winner Batiste unexpectedly responded with, “.Kim Taehyung” Referring to his real name V.
Kim Taehyung 🙌🏾
— Jon Batiste (@JonBatiste) May 23, 2023
RMIs are glad to see that this wonderful friendship is still there. Given their mutual love for jazz and music, this spontaneous interaction gives hope that the two artists may collaborate on a project soon!
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