Kwon Ji Yong( Korean : 권지용; born August 18, 1988), better known by his stage nameG-Dragon( Korean : 지드래곤), is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter, dancer, lyricist, producer, model, endorser and fashion icon.At the age of eight he was under contract at SM Entertainment , but he decided to change record labels. After 6 years as a trainee under the record label YG Entertainment , G-Dragon officially debuted as the leader and one of two rappers for the Korean group Big Bang . G-Dragon has been involved with writing, composing, and producing many of Big Bang's hit tracks, including "Lies", "Last Farewell", and "Haru Haru".He released his debut solo album,Heartbreaker(2009), which yielded the number-one single of the same name . The album went on to become one of the most successful albums of the year, garnering sales of over 200,000 copies and winning the Mnet Asian Music Awards for Album of the Year .Heartbreakeralso sparked major controversies for the artist, including accusations of plagiarism. After almost a year of hiatus, G-Dragon and bandmate, T.O.P collaborated to record and release the albumGD & TOP(2010). The album saw the release of three singles: "High High," "Oh Yeah," and "Knock Out," all of which have charted within the top three positions of the Gaon chart, with "High High" becoming a chart-topper. In 2012, G-Dragon released his second solo album, " One of a Kind ," with hit singles "One of a Kind," "Crayon," and "That XX." Recently in 2013, he released his second full album in four yearsCoup D'Etat.G-Dragon's influence extends beyond the music industry. He has shaped major trends in South Korea . His tight control over his image and artistry have won him praise. His continuous contribution to fashion, his lyrical contents, and his composition have garnered him awards. He is the only man selected as one of the "50 Reasons Why Seoul is the Best City" by CNN .On April 2013, G-Dragon released a new song, '미치GO', through messaging app LINE . G-Dragon became the second member of Big Bang to make a solo debut in Japan after his bandmate Daesung's solo concert tour in February. G-Dragon embarked on his first worldwide tour as a solo artist, which included a four-dome tour in Japan.As of September 2013, he is promoting his albumCoup D'Etat.

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  • by laplace  -  February 20, 2017 03:31 AM

    Dara asks G-Dragon to appear on 'Get it Beauty'?

    It looks likeDaramight be askingBig Bang'sG-Dragonto feature as a guest onOnStyle's 'Get it Beauty 2017'.

  • by robotman  -  February 17, 2017 07:03 AM

    Big Bang plan to tour Japan with 4 members + top Oricon chart with 'MADE'

    With memberT.O.Pentering the military,Big Bangis now left with four members,G-Dragon,Taeyang,Daesung,andSeungri.However, that doesn't seem to be stopping the boys from going on their 'BIGBANG Special Event 2017' tour in Japan.Starting in May, the remaining four will be touring three cities in Japan:…

  • by gdulri  -  February 16, 2017 12:07 AM

    Choi Seung-hyeon (T.O.P) reporting for duty

    Big Bang T.O.P, also known asChoi Seung-hyeon, cut his hair in prior to going off on duty. He posted pictures onhis Instagram.He is still good looking. His features still stand out. His dark eyebrows stand out. He is looking awkwardly into the mirror.G-Dragonalso seems sad to seeChoi Seung-hyeongo. …

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