CONCERT RECAP: JAY B Captivates Filipino Fans In “TAPE: PRESS PAUSE” In Manila

JAY B made his first solo concert in the Philippines a treasured reminiscence for his fans!

Opening the month of October with a bang, GOT7’s beloved chief and multi-talented solo artist JAY B has recently met along with his Filipino fans to offer a concert show to recollect.

Presented by the trusted local occasion organizer, Pulp Live World, JAY B’s 2022 world tour titled TAPE: PRESS PAUSE IN MANILA happened on the New Frontier Theater on October 1. Notably, this marked his very first solo concert within the Philippines. Moreover, he formally grew to become the fifth member of GOT7 to visit the country for a K-pop present this yr.

To allow you to relive the enjoyable and excitement of his live performance get together, we’ve listed the numerous mesmerizing moments during the event.

Diving into JAY B’s music

Appearing on stage together with his stylish all-black ensemble, JAY B kicked off the live performance get together by performing “Switch It Up,” “Ride,” and “AM PM.” As he received enthusiastic cheers from the gang, he can’t help but smile from ear to ear as he greeted everyone within the venue. 

#JAYB kicked off the present with a bang!!! 🔥 For his first set, he performed “Switch It Up,” “Ride,” and “AM PM.” 🤩#JAYBinMANILA2022 #JAYBinManila

— hellokpop (@hellokpop) October 1, 2022

“I am so thankful for the individuals in the front row, second ground, and back. The Philippines is the first cease of my first world tour,” said JAY B. He shared that that is his first go to to the country alone since GOT7’s KEEP SPINNING tour in 2019. Much to the fans’ delight, he promised to come back again to Manila with all his group members subsequent 12 months. 

Among the tracks he performed next had been “In To You,” “Dive Into You, “Count On Me,” “Sunrise,” “B.T.W,” “FAME,” “Hush,” “Fade Away,” “Rainy,” “Holyday,” and “Sunset With You,” among others.

Moving nearer to Ahgases

As he continued to perform, he went down from the stage to get nearer to followers. “This is so nice. I was supposed to come down a bit later however your passion is so great,” he stated.

Apart from delivering mesmerizing stages, he additionally made certain to work together closely with the audience. He asked fans for some food recommendations, during which many advised the favored soup dish “Sinigang.” In addition, he discovered many Filipino phrases and phrases including “Ang pogi ko (I’m handsome),” “Pasensya (Sorry),” “Shot Puno (Take a full shot of beer),” “Salamat (Thank you),” “Mahal ko kayo (I love you),” and “Ang ganda niyo (You’re all beautiful).”

A surprise guest

Catching fans unexpectedly, JAY B known as in Filipino singer-actor James Reid to return out to the stage. Together, they delivered a captivating variety of their collaboration observe “HELLO (Legends Only).”

#JAMESREID asked #JAYB if Filipino girls are pretty. 👀🫠


— hellokpop (@hellokpop) October 1, 2022

JAYB revealed that it was the first time for them to meet personally. He was impressed with the track “Hello” and he seems forward to working with James Reid again sooner or later.

JAY B gets real 

Unveiling his true emotions, JAY B shared that his journey has not been an easy one. 

“As I get older, I realized that many challenges are coming into gentle. Since you, my followers, may also expertise these obstacles, I need to make music that offers you consolation,” he said.

And he did simply that through his comforting tracks, together with “Rocking Chair,” “LIVIN’,” and “Fountain of Youth,” amongst many others.

The GOT7 medley

Heightening fans’ pleasure, JAY B returned on stage to reward fans with a  particular medley efficiency of some of GOT7’s tracks, together with “GO UP,” “Page,” “Teenager,” “Breath,” “Thursday,” and “Nanana.”

GO HIGHER with #JAYB ⬆️🥳#JAYBinManila #JAYBinManila2022

— hellokpop (@hellokpop) October 1, 2022

Making the segment more particular, the followers sang along with him as they waved their light sticks.

The best leader

Leading a team isn’t an easy activity, particularly maintaining his group intact even after leaving their earlier firm. With his willpower, belief for his members, and dedication to their fans, JAY B proved that it’s attainable to stay collectively and proceed doing the music that they love, even though they are now from totally different companies.

The crowd honored the efforts of JAY B by surprising him with a video message. “Thank you, JAY B for being our leader, our artist, and our pal. Mahal ka namin (We love you).”

In addition, the followers sweetly chanted “Best Leader.” Humbled by their cheers, he responded, “I am actually pressured by the title ‘leader’ however due to you guys, I attempt to be one of the best chief. I’ll continue to do my finest.”

Delighted by the passionate cheers from his supporters, he added, “I’m very pleased that Manila is the primary stop of my world tour. I suppose I can end the tour well because of the good and cozy cheers of the Philippines.”

Finally, JAY B capped off the night time with “Go Higher,” bringing the energy at the venue to its most degree.


Thank you 🇵🇭!#JAYB #제이비 #카덴차 #CDNZA#2022JAYBWorldTour #Tape_Press_Pause#JAYBINMANILA2022

— cdnzarecords (@cdnzarecords) October 2, 2022

And that’s a wrap ~ We look forward to seeing Jinyoung and Mark too performing solo within the Philippines, and the whole GOT7 group holding a live performance tour as quickly as again!

Thank you to Pulp Live World for the invite to the occasion. The 2020 World Tour JAY B TAPE: PRESS PAUSE in Manila was lined by Khrizvyy (Khriz Virgilio).

Photos by Khrizvyy

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