Scroll down for video
G-dragon and Missy Elliott got the party started when they performed together at the KCON festival in Los Angeles. The pair collaborated for a special US episode of hit music show, M! Countdown, delivery a flawless rendition new track, “NILIRIA” on Sunday, August 25.
The 25 year-old Big Bang star wore a long white tee and mesh jersey, distressed black jeans, snapback cap and sneakers that were accented with black gloves and sunglasses for an edgy look. Missy dressed up in a black leather jumpsuit with neon yellow Gucci high-tops.
The two perfectly blended on stage at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena and appeared to be the best of friends with a friendly hug following their performance. G-dragon’s agency, YG Entertainment, say their collaboration was a natural choice for them.
“With the second solo album, we decided to have one legendary foreign artist feature,” CEO Yang Hyun Suk explains. “There were many male rappers on the list, but there was just one female rapper YG wanted. We found the answer so quickly and we were unanimous in choosing this artist. She is Missy Elliott. If you know a tiny bit about hip-hop, you know this legendary artist.”
Stay in the know about G-Dragon’s big comeback by following IdolWow! on Twitter
G-dragon releases video for his comeback single, “Coup d’Etat” on Sunday, September 2. He will hold his first comeback stage performance on Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook the following day and return to SBS’ The Music Trend on September 8.
Watch the video and tell us: What do you think of the GD and Missy collaboration?