G-Dragon - WikipediaAfter the promotional activities with his band wrapped up, G-Dragon began preparing for the release of his new album, along with a solo concert tour. During the production for the collaboration album , G-Dragon opted for a more hip-hop sound, though he acknowledges that R&B, acoustic, and electronic music heavily influenced it. He later collaborated with the Japanese boy band W-inds. Kwon Ji Yong also topped the iTunes worldwide album and European iTunes charts making him the first Korean soloist to do so. He also served as a guest rapper for IU's lead single "Palette," off her album of the same name which topped the Gaon Chart for two consecutive weeks. The later asked the government prosecutors to investigate if G-Dragon or YG Entertainment violated laws on obscene performances in his concert. The EP became the highest-selling album by a Korean soloist since his own album Heartbreaker. Inspired by their music, he developed an interest in rapping and began taking classes.
His second tour, Act III: M.O.T.T.E, is set to be largest tour ever conducted by a Korean solo artist. When you’re kind of being chased, and everything you do goes so well, you develop this sickness and a sense of need to constantly do something different." - G-Dragon. Six days after its release, it surpassed one million copies sold, becoming the fastest album to do so and the best-selling album of the year so far. His second album, , is noted for being an eclectic mix of hip-hop, dubstep, rock, electro, and pop. It spawned several airplay singles, including "La La La", "We Belong Together" and "Forever with You" which featured label-mate Park Bom. Despite initial lukewarm receptions, the group became one of the best-selling digital groups of all-time in Asia and one of the best-selling boy bands in the world. After signing a contract with the record label, Kwon spent the first year cleaning the studio for the other artists in the record label and fetching them water bottles during dance practice. The concert subsequently sparked controversy following complaints of obscenity and suggestive content. Twists hairstyle male. Additionally, the EP became his third chart-topper and the first by a Korean soloist to spend multiple weeks atop the World Albums. From previous exposure to a range of genres with Big Bang, G-Dragon incorporated a mix of dance, hip-hop, and R&B songs into.
Most Handsome, Hottest Chinese Actors 2017, Top 10 ListCatching the interest of Sean of the hip-hop duo Jinusean from YG Entertainment, Kwon was recommended by him to Sean's record label's CEO Yang Hyun Suk. Promotional activities halted later that year after G-Dragon tested positive for marijuana. In third grade, Kwon was introduced to the American rap group Wu-Tang Clan by a friend. The single "Bullshit" was set to serve as the lead single to precede the release of his second self-titled EP