Artists / Bands, Fashion, Lists — December 4, 2013 at 2:09 am

7 Things You Didn’t Know About G-Dragon

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Korean popstar G-Dragon is making waves in the US with his edgy style and unconventional look. Couture and street fashion-royalty alike are clamouring to get GD seen in their clothes on Instagram or Tumblr to capitalise on some of that instant fame. But, apart from being a semi-global pop star and fashion icon, what else is there behind the 25-year old Kwon Jiyong?

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About G-Dragon

1.

G-Dragon’s stage name came from his real name Jiyong (G “지” [Ji] & “용” [Yong] wich means “Dragon” in Korean).

2.

His favourite colours are yellow and white.
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3.

He grew up in the entertainment industry and first started at age 5 in a childrens’ tv show called 뽀뽀뽀 (Bbo Bbo Bbo).
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4.

Most of G-Dragon’s tattoos were done by Carey Hart, ex-husband of famous popstar Pink.

5.

G-Dragon lists Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) as the first album he listened to, with ‘C.R.E.A.M’ being his favourite song. “I’m not fluent in English now, but back then I didn’t know anything. I would write down the lyrics to [the album’s classic single] ‘C.R.E.A.M.’ in Korean, not translating it, but phonetically writing out each word”, he said.

6.

He has a pet dog called Gaho.
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7.

G-Dragon is rumoured to be working on a new record with Justin Bieber, although this is yet to be confirmed.

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