G-Dragon hangs backstage at KCON 2013 -- the Los Angeles-based convention dedicated to all things K-pop culture.
G-Dragon's new EP, "Coup D'etat, Pt. 1" is currently No. 182 on the Billboard 200 -- a significant move for K-pop on the American albums chart.
Korean model Soo Joo hung with G-Dragon backstage before he took the KCON stage.
G-Dragon strikes a pose with members of his posse backstage at KCON.
G-Dragon is leader of popular K-pop quintet BIGBANG. The boy band held four American concerts as part of their world tour in Fall 2012.
G-Dragon premiered his collaboration with Missy Elliott, "Niliria," live at a grand finale concert at KCON.
G-Dragon's "Coup D'etat, Pt. 1" EP features guest appearances from Diplo, Baauer, Sky Ferreira, Missy Elliott, K-pop composer Lydia Paek and more.
G-Dragon is under YG Entertainment -- home to other internationally-known K-pop artists like PSY and 2NE1.
G-Dragon rocked the stage with K-Pop Hot 100 hits like "Crayon," "One of a Kind" and "GO."