G-Dragon (Kwon Ji Yong | 권지용) born August 18, 1988, in Seoul, South Korea, is the leader of the Korean boyband, Big Bang (빅뱅).
Jiyong is the vocalist/rapper of the group, alongside T.O.P. He is a widely-accepted and talented songwriter, having won the ‘Songwriter Award’ in 2007 from MKMF, Jiyong has taken on an active role of composing songs for Big Bang, such as their hit song ‘Haru Haru’.
The leader and producer of BIGBANG. The very person that has produced lots of hit songs of BIGBANG such as ´Lies´ ´Last Farewell´ ´Haru Haru´ and ´Tonight´. Cultivating the ability as a trainee of YG Entertainment from the age of 13, G-Dragon has grown as the main producer of YG and contributed much to success of BIGBANG. His first solo album released in 2009 recorded the album sales record of up to 300,000 discs and demonstrated unlimited potential as a solo singer with the largest sales record as a sole male singer for the year. His sense of fashion also attracts attention of people in addition to music. Costume, shoes and accessories of G-Dragon at the stage are instantly sold out or bring in copy products, demonstrating the attraction as a trendsetter of the fashion industry. In addition, G-Dragon is also loved much overseas as he is the only person selected as “50 Reasons Why Seoul is the Best City” by CNN.
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