Fans believe BIGBANG‘s G-Dragon, one of K-Pop’s most recognizable and enduring icons, is gearing up for a comeback.
In the early morning of June 22, the jet-setting, Chanel wearing idol of idols, uploaded to his Instagram a photo of himself in a recording booth.
Another picture of what seems to be a piece of recording equipment was also uploaded.
Fans are taking the pictures as a hint at G-Dragon’s solo comeback.
Netizens expressed their excitement in an online post that has garnered over 55K views as of writing this article.
In the post titled, “Woah GD’s Solo Recording Pictures Are Here, It’s A Comeback!!!” a netizen deciphered the uploaded photos as a sure sign that G-Dragon was gearing up for a solo comeback.
I think he’s in the post-production stages… It’s been a really long time since he gave us a spoiler this directly. I’ve been holding on for his solo, and now finally ㅠ…
Fans couldn’t help but express their excitement in the comments.
He’s coming to fulfill his promise ㅠㅠ I love you, Kwon Ji Yong ㅠㅠ He has never released a song that wasn’t a classic
Has it been five years? The genius needs to be on stage.
- Ah, Kwon Ji Yong, seriously ㅠ, I thought it was about time for a legendary bop. All of his songs are bops.(sic)
- Man, it’s really impressive that he still works on music. I hope he does well.
BIGBANG’s G-Dragon last solo album was Kwon Ji Yong, which was released in 2017. The album garnered commercial and critical acclaim, reaching number one in 46 countries on iTunes, setting a record for a Korean artist. The album would sell over a million copies after its first week of release.
Fans of the artist and BIGBANG has been long anticipating a return. BIGBANG returned briefly in April when they bid their fans farewell with their bittersweet single “Still Life.”
After the release of “Still Life,” member T.O.P left YG Entertainment to pursue his solo career.