Is V’s single announcement overshadowing Jhope’s HOTS?

Fans are worried that the announcement of V’s new single Friends has already take the spotlight away from Jhope’s HOTS. There is speculation that Hybe is sabotaging Jhope’s release as they are releasing a new single in the midst of Jhope album hype and are worried that HOTS is not making any noise despite having several promotional activity like pop up stores, etc.

Fans feel that Jhope’s album should have its full promo as his previous release JITB had to rereleased again as the initial one fell off the charts quickly.