G Dragon

G Dragon


G-Dragon is one of the most popular and influential figures in K-pop music. Known for his unique style and versatile musicality, he has won numerous awards throughout his career, including multiple Best Rapper awards from the Mnet Asian Music Awards.

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Aug 18, 1988
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G-Dragon, born Kwon Ji Yong on August 18, 1988, is a South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter and record producer. He is widely recognized as one of the most influential figures in the history of K-pop. As a solo artist, G-Dragon has released two albums, Heartbreaker (2009) and Coup d'Etat (2013), both of which achieved great success in South Korea and around the world.

G-Dragon's career began at the age of 11 when he auditioned for YG Entertainment and became a trainee. In 2006, he debuted as the leader of the boy group Big Bang and since then has released multiple chart topping songs with the group. As a solo artist he has won numerous awards including three Mnet Asian Music Awards for Best Male Solo Artist (2010, 2013 and 2016). He is also known for his fashion style and has collaborated with several luxury brands such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Nike.

In addition to his musical pursuits, G-Dragon is an active philanthropist who supports various causes related to education and poverty alleviation in South Korea through his G-Dragon Peace Foundation. He also created his own fashion line titled PEACEMINUSONE in collaboration with Nike that focuses on social issues such as gender equality.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1988</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">G Dragon is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Kwon Ji Yong, better known as G Dragon, was born on August 18, 1988 in Seoul, South Korea.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2001</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Enters YG Entertainment</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">G Dragon begins his training with YG Entertainment at the tender age of 12.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Album Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">G Dragon's debut album "Heartbreaker" was released in August 2006 and quickly topped the charts.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First Solo Concert</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">G Dragon held his first solo concert in March 2009, which was attended by 35,000 fans.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">One of a Kind World Tour Begins</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">G Dragon embarks on a world tour performing in more than 20 countries and selling out arenas around the globe.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Peace Minus One Exhibition</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">G Dragon holds his first solo art exhibition at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul. The exhibition featured sculptures and installations crafted by G Dragon himself.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Act III: M.O.T.T.E. Tour</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">G Dragon embarks on a world tour for his third studio album "Act III: M.O.T.T.E.", performing to over 1 million fans across Asia and North America.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Great Artist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">G Dragon is an incredibly talented artist. He has a unique style and sound that sets him apart from other rappers. His lyrics are clever and he has the ability to captivate listeners with his flow. </p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's an Innovative Performer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">G Dragon is an innovative performer who always puts on a show that will leave audiences mesmerized. From his stage presence to his energy, G Dragon knows how to make a performance memorable.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's a Fashion Icon</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">G Dragon is a fashion icon in South Korea, often seen as one of the trendsetters of the Kpop industry. His style is always evolving and he takes risks with his fashion choices that have made him stand out from the crowd.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> G Dragon is a Stage Name</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">G Dragon is a stage name, his real name is Kwon Ji-yong.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> He was Discovered at Age 8</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">G Dragon was discovered by SM Entertainment at the age of 8 and began training with the company.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> He Co-Wrote Big Bang's First Album</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">G Dragon co-wrote Big Bang's first album, “Since 2007”, and wrote all the lyrics for every song on it.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> He Has His Own Clothing Line</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">G Dragon has his own clothing line, PEACEMINUSONE, which he debuted in 2017.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> He Hosts His Own Radio Show</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">G Dragon hosts his own radio show called "The G Dragon Show" on SBS Power FM.</p></div>


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