Wednesday, September 9, 2009

G-Dragon’s Plagiarism Accusations Continues To Haunt Him

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In the midst of G-Dragon's explosive album sales and record-breaking online charts, it seems that Big Bang's leader G-Dragon has a promising solo debut ahead of him.

But it's a little early to celebrate, VIP's, for G-Dragon's accusations of plagiarism has appeared once again, but this time drawing attention from the media overseas. An American site titled Pollstar posted an article on September 8th concerning G-Dragon's questionable tracks off of his "Hearbreaker" album which seemed to resemble songs of Western artists. It was titled "The Other Kind of Song-Sharing."

"The accusations have been so strong that several publishing companies have said they will investigate.
The title track of the album, “Heartbreaker,” is said to have a striking resemblance to Flo Rida’s “Right Round.” Also, the song “Butterfly” seems to be a rip- off of Oasis’ “She’s Electric.”
The rights to “Right Round” in Korea are controlled by four companies: Warner Chappell Music Korea, Sony ATV Publishing Korea, Fuji Pacific Music Korea, and EMI Music Publishing Korea.
Both Warner Chappell and Sony ATV said they have noticed the similarities and will check with the composers of “Right Round” for further investigation. However, EMI Music said it saw no similarity.
G-Dragon’s management company, YG Entertainment, has not made no official commentary."


The heartbreaker may potentially break some hearts as his plagiarism controversy is undergoing scrutiny from music companies in the U.S. It's been a difficult week for fangirls and this news only seems to amplify our unsettling anxiety. Let's just hope everything goes smoothly with G-Dragon's case so that we can all just relax and... breathe.
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