G-Dragon sweeps charts with ‘Coup d’Etat’

By 윤민식
  • Published : Sept 3, 2013 - 13:53
  • Updated : Sept 3, 2013 - 18:19

Promotional image for G-Dragon’s “Coup d’Etat” (YG Entertainment)

K-pop superstar G-Dragon swept all the major music charts with the release of his second studio album “Coup d’Etat.”

On Monday, part of the track list of the singer’s new album was released on the official YG Entertainment blog. Five tracks including “Black,” “R.O.D.,” “Niliria,” and “Who You” were released from the 14-track album. Seven tracks are set to be released on Thursday, while the rest of the album is planned for release on Sept. 13.

“Black” and “Who You” instantly topped the music charts of online music services Melon, Olleh, Naver and Daum.

Along with the tracks, G-Dragon also released a music video for the track “Coup d’Etat” featuring bold colors and strong images.

Numerous artists including legendary hip-hop artist Missy Elliot and Baauer, the man behind the Harlem Shake trend that took YouTube by storm, are featured on “Coup d’Etat.”

By Cha Yo-rim