G-Dragon (real name Kwon Ji-Yong) is a singer signed under YG Entertainment and is a member and leader of the legendary boy group BIGBANG. He first started his music career at the age of 8 as a member of the kid group Little Roora. He became a trainee under SM Entertainment for 5 years, but later left because he was unsure in what he wanted to do in life. His interested in rapping and music later blossomed when listening to American rap group Wu-Tang Clan, and he started taking rapping classes and writing his own music. He quickly caught the eye of Sean of Jinusean and YG himself and became a member of YG Entertainment. He then debuted in 2006 with the rest of the BIGBANG members. He composes a majority of the groups songs and has been labeled as a musical genius, a fashionista, and one of the most talented KPOP rappers and producers in KPOP.