Kwon Ji-yong, who goes by the name G-Dragon, is a South Korean singer-songwriter and rapper who has become one of the most successful purveyors of K-pop as a member of the popular hip-hop band Big Bang and as a solo artist. Developed for several years by YG Entertainment, he followed his success with the band with debut album 'Heartbreaker' in 2009. Three of his EPs have topped Billboard's World Albums Chart - 'One of a Kind' (2012), 'Coup d'Etat, Pt. 1' (2013) and 'Kwon Ji Yong' (2017), which also reached number eight on the Independent Albums Chart, while 'Coup d'Etat, Pt. 2' (2013) peaked at number two. He featured with Diplo and CL on Skrillex's 'Dirty Vibe' (2015), which went to number 15 on the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs Chart, and with M.I.A. on Baauer's 'Temple' which went to number 16. He had six singles on Billboard's Korea K-Pop Hot 100 including three top ten hits with 'Crayon' (2012), 'Missing You' (2012) and 'Crooked' (2013). He featured on TaeYang's 'Stay With Me' (2014) which peaked at number seven on the chart. He is active in the fashion world and as a philanthropist and feature-length documentary 'Kwon Ji Yong Act III: Motte' was released on the YouTube Premium subscription service in September 2018.