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G-Dragon Wrapped up in another Plagiarism Controversy?

G-Dragon Wrapped up in another Plagiarism Controversy?

Big Bang’s G-Dragon  is caught up in another plagiarism controversy. This time netizens have pointed out that the track ” Intro: Middle Fingers Up ” from G-Dragon’s  latest album ” Kwon Ji-Yong”  sounds striking similar to ” iSpy ” by the American rapper KYLE . Take a listen and compare the two songs here. The issue of whether or not the song is a case of plagiarism has sparked netizen debates. Some fans defend the similarities by saying that it is probably sampling, or that the songs just happen to sound alike. Meanwhile, others believe the song is an exact copy. Some netizens commented; “I listened to both and the piano melodies sound the same.” “Never a quiet day at YG.” “They plagiarized “This Love” too and tried to pass it off as sampling.” “I’m not surprised anymore.” “Be honest, they sound similar.” Additionally, another track on the album, ” Outro: Divina Commedia ” was pointed out to have sampled ” Veridis Quo ,” by Daft Punk . However, netizens could not find credit of sampling of the song on the album’s tracklist either. This is not the first time that G-Dragon  has been accused of plagiarism. In 2009, there

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G-Dragon’s Clothes Auctioned Off For Charity; Global Fashion Icon Attends #my8seconds Event In Thailand

G-Dragon's Clothes Auctioned Off For Charity; Global Fashion Icon Attends #my8seconds Event In Thailand

Fans of  global fashion icon and K-pop superstar G-Dragon will finally get their chance to dress like him when he auctions off some of his pre-loved clothes for a charity event. Some of G-Dragon’s stuff are up for grabs at an auction at the Myeongdong branch of Shinsegae Duty Free . According to a report by Hello K-pop , four of the outfits that G-Dragon wore for the shoot of his endorsement video for the Duty Free shop is currently being auctioned through the store’s website. The outfits went up for auction last April 28 and will close the bids on May 17. The outfits that G-Dragon wore to the promotional video may be familiar to many as video for Shinsegae Duty Free was viewed a whopping 20 million times on the Chinese website Weibo. The number does not include the views from other platforms. The good news is that all the proceeds for the sale of the BIG BANG leader’s clothes will be donated to charity. G-Dragon, who is considered a global fashion trendsetter is one of the most influential celebrities not just in Korea but all around the world. He recently led the global campaign for Nike’s Vampormax

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Lee Soo Hyuk Threatens Friendship With BIG BANG Leader G-Dragon Over Instagram Post

Lee Soo Hyuk Threatens Friendship With BIG BANG Leader G-Dragon Over Instagram Post

Lee Soo Hyuk is threatening his friendship with BIG BANG leader G-Dragon over an Instagram post. However, fans should not be worried as newest YG artist was only joking around when he said he was going to stop hanging out with his new labelmate GD. The Instagram banter started when G-Dragon reposted a post from YG Entertainment’s Instagram account welcoming Lee Soo Hyuk to the YG Family. G-Dragon simply captioned his post with the actor’s name, reported Soompi . Lee Soo Hyuk responded by posting the same photo on his own Instagram and saying a senior from his new agency with 13.9 million followers posted his photo and his Instagram handle on his account. The actor was referring to G-Dragon who is one of the most-followed Korean celebrities in the world. The actor however, had a complaint. “Last time he asked me why I wasn’t greeting him formally and I thought he was joking,” Lee Soo Juk said. “But he told me to do it again today so at this point it’s probably safe to say he isn’t joking, what is this, what should I do? Should I just stop meeting him.” The banter drew a lot of laughter and

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G-Dragon News: G-Dragon Shows Fans How To Have Fun With PeaceMinusOne

G-Dragon News: G-Dragon Shows Fans How To Have Fun With PeaceMinusOne

G-Dragon really has a way to creatively promote the products he endorses with the use of social media. Interacting with his 13 million fans on Instagram, the BIG BANG leader recently displayed a unique use for his peaceminusone merchandise that may prove to be helpful for pet lovers and pet parents like himself. In a short video upload , G-Dragon shared a clip of himself having fun using his peaceminusone keychains as a way to get his cat to exercise. Hanging the cute keychain on a long string and a stick much like a mini fishing rod, G-Dragon engaged his cat with playtime. But of course, peaceminusone keychains are a tad more expensive than regular keychains. And the problem is mainly how to get them as they’re always sold out as one of the bestsellers among G-Dragon’s merchandise. Aside from engaging pets with peaceminusone merchandise, fans should not forget that the true purpose of G-Dragon’s fashion line is for the BIG BANG leader to have an avenue to share his unique fashion sense with the world. G-Dragon also posted some stylish peaceminusone hand painted slip ons, some decked out Nikes, and some clothes that are expected to come out in

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BigBang’s G-Dragon Wrote Cuties As A Caption For Picture Of Taeyang, Daesung, And Seungri On His Instagram, Showing His Love Towards The Members

BigBang's G-Dragon Wrote Cuties As A Caption For Picture Of Taeyang

G-Dragon is famous and rich and considered the most successful idol from Korea. Being recognized globally, he built up his own brand fashion and became hit. Being success in his business, he still keeps the members of Bigbang so close. Recently, he shared sweet photo of him and the members on his instagram. As reported by Soompi , GD posted picture of Taeyang, Seungri and Daesung eating dinner on his instagram on March 9. The caption was Cuties, which showed his love for his fellow members in Bigbang. GD is known to have soft personality towards other people and yet, he always takes care of the members really well as a leader. Previously, T.O.P has gone for his military duty and he will soon have new assignment after finishing his training. As for other members, they will enlist for military service soon. Bigang has held their last concert before T.O.P’s enlistment last year and it was packed with other celebrities who wanted to watch the legend in K-Pop industry. As Bigbang is known globally and recognized for their great talents, their latest album “MADE” has set records globally. Reported by Koreaboo , the album MVs got 200 million views. On

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G-Dragon Was Spotted With Bella Hadid Partying Together For ‘Peaceminusone’

G-Dragon Was Spotted With Bella Hadid Partying Together For 'Peaceminusone'

G-Dragon proves himself as the icon of fashion. He shows great interest in fashion and as he becomes famous being K-Pop star, he recently launched his brand name for clothing, jewelry, caps, etc. The name is “Peaceminusone”. On Jan. 27, he updated his instagram to spot partying with Bella Hadid and others in Le Pompon, Paris. G-Dragon was previously attending Summer-Spring Chanel Haute Couture in Paris. He was spotted with Park Shinye. Then, after that, he was spotted partying to celebrate his brand. According to report from Koreaboo , he invited Bella Hadid along with jewelry designer, Yoon Ambush, and designer Charaf Tajer. GD has known Bella Hadid since July 2016 when they took a shoot together for Vogue China. At the party for GD’s “Peaceminusone”, Bella Hadid was invited personally by him. GD said on instagram, “last night was lit”. It looks like the exhibition did well and he wanted to celebrate it. As K-Pop star, GD has been known globally for his great music and fashion. No surprise that he can build connection easily. He is a hard worker and has a nice personality, which makes people easily like him. Even, there are many idols who idolize him.

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Bigbang Did The Longest Random Play Dance On Weekly Idol For They Were So Funny

Bigbang Did The Longest Random Play Dance On Weekly Idol For They Were So Funny

  BigBang is a boy group from South Korea that has set up a high record for their album. Their albums are always in a great success and they have fans from around the world. They concerts in Korea and overseas always bring joy to people and they have become trendsetter. Recently, they have their comeback with new song “Fxxk It” and “Last Dance”. They also came to Weekly Idol as the request from the MC. In the show, they were asked to do Random Dance, a special section where members have to dance exactly like what they do on stage. According to report from onehallyu , it was really a mess. Bigbang actually don’t have a special dance where they dance fully for the whole song because they usually focus on singing when they have to sing one by one. But there are still some dance moves that they have. So, they were so challenged when they had to do it. It was a part where members did wrong dance except Seungri but they took the blame on him since he was an easy target. There was also a part where TOP did mistake but he convinced others that

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BIGBANG films new MV talks about their 10th anniversary concert

BIGBANG films new MV talks about their 10th anniversary concert

Avid fans of the hiphop boy group BIGBANG are in a stir as YG Entertainment’s Yang Hyun Suk posted on his official Instagram account a short video about BIGBANG’s comeback. From the report released by All Kpop , Hyun Suk said that the shoot was for BIGBANG’s comeback MV. The comment section of the Instagram post was flooded by excited fans who kept on asking what could the theme or concept be for this newest BIGBANG hit. In the video, it can be seen that Taeyang, G-Dragon, T.O.P, Seungri, and Daesung are riding bicycles in the middle of the market at night time. It seems that the video will be another dance music as the 5 flower boys are in a happy mood in the teaser and all of them are also wearing their signature vibrant outfits. For sure, fans can’t seem to contain their anticipation for this good news ahead for their favorite boy group. Meanwhile, 2016 is BIGBANG’s 10th year in the industry and as the year draws to an end, fans and the boys themselves can’t help but reminisce the long way that they’ve been through. Last August on a report made by Soompi , the group

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Yankie Is Our Editor’s Top Pick For The 10 Best Korean Rap Songs Of 2015 With ‘Sold Out’ Featuring Zion.T, Loco And Epik High’s Tablo

Yankie Is Our Editor's Top Pick For The 10 Best Korean Rap Songs Of 2015 With 'Sold Out' Featuring Zion.T

It’s always tempting when assembling these kinds of end-of-the-year roundups, to look to which songs sold the most copies or made the biggest wave on social media. But that’s what pop charts, trending hot lists and awards shows are for. If you asked 50 Korean hip-hop fans for their 2015 top 10, they’d probably respond with 50 completely different lists. But as a living, breathing human, I can only honestly tout the songs that get my own heartbeat racing. The rappers on this list are among the most innovative performers of the genre. So, sit back, click those underlined links and let’s get this party rolling. 1. Yankie – ” Sold Out” featuring Zion.T, Loco and Tablo of Epik High In a year that the Korean music scene had more than its fair share of high-profile collaborations, it’s only fitting that the 2015’s best K-hip-hop track would be one of them. For his part, Tablo brought the same infectious energy that made his group Epik High’s own all-star collaboration from 2014, “Born Hater,” featuring Beenzino, Verbal Jint, B.I of iKON, one of the year’s highpoints to “Sold Out.” As the ringleader of a four-MC lineup this strong, Yankie does what

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Big Bang Bring The House Down With High-Energy MADE World Tour Concert In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Big Bang Bring The House Down With High-Energy MADE World Tour Concert In Kuala Lumpur

On July 24, Big Bang kicked off their two night concert in Malaysia as part of their ongoing MADE World Tour. The concert marked the first time a foreign artist has held two days of concerts in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur and each show lasted for an energetic two hours. Additionally, the MADE Tour concert hit another record in the country, for being the most expensive concert production in the history of Malaysia. The crowd, almost 16,000 strong, included travelling foreigners from Russia, Kuwait, Singapore, Thailand, and Japan, among others, flooded the Putra Indoor Stadium, with many fans having arrived early in the morning to secure good spots on the general admission floor and for ht eopportunity to get as close as possible to the five Big Bang members as they preformed on the impressive stage that had been erected in the stadium. Let’s Get the Party Started As the lights were dimmed and the gigantic screen played their ‘MADE’ concert trailer a’la Quentin Tarantino, the members, G-Dragon, Taeyang, T.O.P, Daeusung, and Seungri, appeared on an elevated platform to the tune of “Bang Bang Bang.”  This song got the audience pumped up and clapping along. “Tonight” and “Stupid Liar”

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