Rapper Kwon Ji Young, who is professionally known as G-Dragon, ended his three-city tour in Japan on Sept. 20, Wednesday. He is currently performing solo in his 29-city “Act III: Motte” world tour while his group BIGBANG is on hiatus.
A total 260,000 fans attended the five concerts of G-Dragon held at the Tokyo Dome in the capital of Japan, Yonhap News quoted YG Entertainment as saying. During the last day, the BIGBANG member talked about his fourth solo album “Kwon Ji Yong,” which was released in June.
G-Dragon told the audience that in the album, he wanted to speak about himself outside the G-Dragon persona. He referred to himself using his birth name and described himself as a normal person. According to the K-pop star, the production process of the album was difficult and troublesome.
However, G-Dragon told his fans that all the worries go away whenever he gets onto the stage and sing for them. This is what makes him happy, he said.
“Kwon Ji Yong” will be released in Japan on Nov. 1. Soon after, G-Dragon will reunite with his fellow BIGBANG members in a tour also in Japan.
During G-Dragon’s shows in Japan, his fellow BIGBANG member Lee Seung Hyun, who is professionally known as Seungri, made a surprise appearance. However, Seungri seemed to have overstayed on the stage as G-Dragon had to drag him off, All Kpop has learned.
After Japan, G-Dragon will go to England for his “Act III: Motte” world tour. He will be in Birmingham on Sept. 23, Saturday, and in London on Sept. 24, Sunday.
On. Sept 26, Tuesday, “Act III: Motte” will continue in Amsterdam, Netherlands. G-Dragon will then perform in Paris, France, on Sept. 28 and in Berlin, Germany, on Sept. 30, before ending the tour in Taipei, Taiwan, on Oct. 7-8.