G-Dragon finally arrived in Melbourne for his world tour Act III M.O.T.T.E ‘Moment Of Truth The End’ in Australia. While waiting in line to enter Hisense Arena, many fans were excited to dance and to chant his name but what they did not anticipate was that this tour was memorable for G-Dragon as it represents his third solo tour in his career. During his show we later find out more about the struggles that G-Dragon faced through his songs, video clips, visuals and a confronting monologue.
As soon as the lights dimmed down and the music intensifies, fans were screaming and light sticks were swaying and G-Dragon without no doubt entered the arena with charisma and power. G-Dragon can be defined to be an all-rounder superstar, from composing, producing and performing songs that are soft ballads to heavy trap hip hop. Not to mention his fashion sense, where he went from a raw denim rugged look to a red velvet double breasted suit to a 90’s tracksuit piece. When performing you could definitely sense that G-Dragon wanted to put more than 100% in this tour because of the struggles he has faced in the past few years.
As we watch G-Dragon perfectly in sync with his dancers and creating the ultimate stage presence, the lights begin to dim and we are greeted with G-Dragon's close friends and family on the screen presented with the questions; ‘Who is G-Dragon?’ ‘Who is Kwon Ji Yong?’ The arena was filled with laughter, smiles and tears when watching the video. From that point the charismatic G-Dragon comes back onto the stage but with a different presence, like a layer was taken off and we could see Kwon Ji Yong rather than G-Dragon.
As he performs his new banging hits and some nostalgic songs we are presented with a recorded monologue of G-Dragon shyly trying to explain that he’s felt lonely and lost, not knowing who he is anymore. As a spotlight shines onto the stage G-Dragon stands in the dark arena with a sea of yellow crown lightsticks. He asks how the audience is and then tries to explain again that he just wanted to show his real self without all the glamour. As G-Dragon is embarrassed to try to explain his feelings to the crowd, the whole arena starts to chant “Kwon Ji Yong” letting him know that no matter what happens they will always be right behind him.
The G-Dragon Act III M.O.T.T.E ‘Moment Of Truth The End’ world tour wasn’t any normal world tour. Here we witnessed a world recognize superstar and leader of Big Bang G-Dragon come onto stage with all of his charisma and competence performing songs that defined his career giving his all in every song. But with every performance we were able to see all of the hardships he has endured for the past year resulting to Kwon Ji Yong, a friend, a son, a brother, standing on the stage thanking everyone for supporting him throughout his career. It was definitely a stage you would never forget.
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