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Taeyang Calls in G-Dragon for "Ringa Linga" Music Video Cameo

November 9, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT

That's what friends are for! Big Bang's Taeyang turned to bandmate G-Dragon for a little extra support for his new video and comeback album track, "Ringa Linga".

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The video -- set in the theme of junkyard cyberpunk dystopia -- shows the 25-year-old R&B star in on-trend streerwear as he bares dark arm tattoos and bright blonde punk hair.

Friends: G-Dragon took time out to film fun sequences with his Big Bang bandmate Credit: YG Entertainment

Friends: G-Dragon took time out to film fun sequences with his Big Bang bandmate
Credit: YG Entertainment

Taeyang went for a blonde punk-inspired hair style Credit: YG Entertainment

Taeyang went for a blonde punk-inspired hair style
Credit: YG Entertainment

Moments in the video show the idol star topless, flaunting his toned six-pack and lean torso for his fans. Bandmate G-Dragon, 25, cameos briefly, with both wearing items from their recent collaboration with Los Angeles-based clothing brand, Stampd.

Tatted up: Taeyang wears temporary tattoos all over his arms and torso Credit: YG Entertainment

Tatted up: Taeyang wears temporary tattoos all over his arms and torso
Credit: YG Entertainment

The Big Bang singer flexes his biceps in a loose white vest Credit: YG Entertainment

The Big Bang singer flexes his biceps in a loose white vest
Credit: YG Entertainment

Taeyang also wears a gold grill on his bottom teeth during his performance, following in the footsteps of other 2013 grill-fans 2NE1's CL, Miley Cyrus and Kanye West.

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The song is a pre-release number for Taeyang's upcoming full–length solo album "Rise" and the first time he's rapped so much on one track. The first live performance of "Ringa Linga" will be on SBS’ Inkigayo show on Sunday, November 10.

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