There is no mistaking the power of K-pop fans. G-Dragon (real name Kwon Ji Yong, 권지용) currently has 2 hashtags trending globally.

Excited K-fans are welcoming back the King of K-pop with #GDRAGONISCOMING as well as #THERETURNOFTHEKINGOFKPOP on social media. Here’s what we know about his impending comeback so far:

1. Official confirmation from YG Entertainment

G-Dragon
Source: Vogue Korea

Earlier today (Monday, 2nd November), OSEN reported that the BIGBANG member has been preparing for his new album. YG Entertainment later confirmed, “It is true that G-Dragon is working on new music.”

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His last EP was released back in 2017, titled “Kwon Ji Yong”. On the other hand, BIGBANG’s last release was the single “Flower Road” in 2018.

2. Behind-the-scenes of his studio sessions

Source: Vogue Korea

Just recently, G-Dragon also posted some behind-the scenes look at his recording sessions at a studio. Thanks to Vogue Korea, who did a feature on him, we were also treated to a 2-minute video of the superstar.

3. Will we get to hear GD’s collaboration with Pharrell?

Source: Twitter

Back in 2014, GD expressed that Pharrell Williams is “the artist that I want to work with the most.” The duo officially met in person at the latter’s “G I R L” Exhibition at Galerie Perrotin in Paris. They have since remained in contact, and yes, fans are still hoping for a track from them.

Die-hard supporters can also expect the K-pop idol to work with frequent collaborators such as Teddy, Choice37, and perhaps Missy Elliott, Diplo and Baauer (who were featured on his previous records).

4. His songwriting process

G-Dragon
Source: Vogue Korea

When reflecting about the songs he wrote during his 20s, G-Dragon said:

They are like a diary because I tend to write about my personal experiences. If I hadn’t written about them, I’d have forgotten everything because I’ve been so busy. When I listen to my songs at a later time, I think to myself, ‘Ah, that was then.’ Or, I realise how my thoughts and perspective have changed over time. I also sometimes go through similar ordeals again.”

Source: Soompi.

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