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.

 Recent news about G-Dragon

  • by hwarang  -  June 25, 2017 07:22 PM

    G-Dragon tops the brand value ranking for singers in June + TWICE and BTS follow

    G-Dragonis the top singer in terms of brand value for June.According to the Korea Institute of Corporate Reputation, G-Dragon was at the top of the June data, followed byTWICEandBTS. 63,006,736 pieces of data were examined from May 23rd to June 24th. G-Dragon had a total of 7,193,604, while TWI…

  • by desire  -  June 23, 2017 07:17 PM

    G-Dragon talks difference in life as Kwon Ji Yong and top star G-Dragon

    Big BangleaderG-Dragonrecently posed for the latest issue of fashion magazine'Elle'collaborating with Chanel's 2017 Cosmopolite Collection.The artist struck dynamic poses wearing an elegant coat to looking flashy in a gold suit, presenting a classy yet youthful side.  G-Dragon sat down for an e…

  • by ifrit  -  June 23, 2017 07:15 PM

    Netizens think Big Bang's G-Dragon got chin implants?

    "His chin is growing'',said many netizens after seeing recent photos ofG-Dragon.Following hisattendance at 'Chanel' exhibition Mademoiselle Privé in Seoul, netizens noticed multiple changes in G-Dragon's look. First washis drastic weight lossand second is his pointy chin.

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