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Gaon Chart Maintains G-Dragon's 'Kwon Ji Yong' Is Not An Album! Fans Are Outraged
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Gaon Chart Maintains G-Dragon's 'Kwon Ji Yong' Is Not An Album! Fans Are Outraged

While G-Dragon's fans from all over the world are applauding his creativity in releasing his solo comeback "Kwon Ji Yong" in USB format, Gaon Chart is not among those who support the idea. The Korean album sales organization is refusing to accept "Kwon Ji Yong" as an album and the decision is expected to shake things up for the K-pop scene.

It can be recalled that unlike other albums, G-Dragon decided to be innovative and do away with typical CD for the physical album. Instead, the physical album came in USB form which contains G-Dragon's personal information like his name, birthday and blood type in his handwriting, which fans appreciated, Kpopstarzreported

G-Dragon Announces This Heart-warming Promise To Fans
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G-Dragon Announces This Heart-warming Promise To Fans

G-Dragon recently spoke up about the recent issues that are happening with the hit K-Pop group Big Bang and its members. With the members each pursuing individual activities and the recent scandal involving rapper T.O.P's drug/marijuana scandal, G-Dragon wanted to reassure fans and promise one thing.

G-Dragon decided to communicate with fans through his personal SNS account and posted the following message on his Instagram on July 20th from his concert at Houston, Texas.

"Was incredible show in #Houston. 'Act III, M.O.T.T.E' Becoz of you guys! Thank you and love you from the bottom of my heart I'll be back with my boys 'BIGBANG' together DEF! Plz wait for us and keep support #Promise."

G-Dragon says 'what's the problem?' to the decision not to consider his USB as an album
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G-Dragon says 'what's the problem?' to the decision not to consider his USB as an album

G-Dragon criticized the music industry on not taking his USB as an 'album'.

He posted on Instagram, "What's the problem? Is it really it if someone who I don't even know decides that an artist's product is not an album or not? Of course there are ups and downs of such a decision through basic reasoning, but [music storage] has changed from tapes to CDs to downloaded files... Even now, everything is changing on the outside. However, isn't the important thing the melody that won't change even after time has passed, that will stay in the ears and mouths of people, and stay as memory in their heads, as well as lyrics that comfort people and let them have fun or be sad together?"

G-Dragon Responds To Gaon Chart Rejecting Kwon Ji Yong USB As An Album
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G-Dragon Responds To Gaon Chart Rejecting Kwon Ji Yong USB As An Album

In response to the recent announcement from the Korea Music Content Industry Association that G-Dragon’s new album, which will be released offline in USB form only, cannot technically be acknowledged as an “album,” G-Dragon responded on Instagram.

He said, “What’s The Problem?

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“Is that it, if someone who you don’t even know decides that an artist’s work ‘is an album’ or ‘is not an album’? What’s the reasoning behind that point of view?

Fan warns to be careful with G-Dragon's USB album because the red comes off
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Fan warns to be careful with G-Dragon's USB album because the red comes off

G-Dragon fans warned each other to be careful with his new album.

His 'Kwon Ji Yong' comes in a USB that's colored red. However, a fan noticed that the red was rubbing off on their fingers, and tried to rub off the excess red with a wet tissue. The red ended up coming off completely easily and they were left with a metal USB. They warned fans about the rubbing off and told other fans to be careful with their USB.

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