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Hot Issue (EP)

Hot Issue
Big Bang
Released November 22, 2007[1]
Genre K-pop, hip hop, R&B
Language Korean
Label YG Entertainment
Producer Yang Hyun Suk, G-Dragon, Brave Brothers
Big Bang chronology

Hot Issue
For the World
Singles from Hot Issue
  1. "Last Farewell"
    Released: November 22, 2007

Hot Issue is the second Korean EP by South Korean boy band Big Bang, released under YG Entertainment.

Big Bang's first EP Always further established the group's popularity in South Korea, with the single Last Farewell topping online charts for 8 consecutive weeks, sold over 5 million digital downloads.[2] The group's leader, the then 20-year-old G-Dragon produced and wrote the lyrics for all tracks on Hot Issue. The song is a blend of trance hip-hop beats and pop melodies. The song also features rapping by G-Dragon and T.O.P and melodic vocals from Taeyang, Daesung, and Seungri. Crazy Dog features synthesizers and a sampling from Seo Tai Ji & Boys' song In My Fantasy.[1] Last Farewell won several awards, including Song of the Month at Cyworld Digital Music Awards.[3]

The EP sold over a 100,000 copies in South Korea.[4]


No. TitleLyricsMusicArrangement Length
1. "Intro (Hot Issue) (featuring CL)"  G-DragonG-DragonBrave Brothers 1:23
2. "Fool" (바보; Babo)G-DragonG-DragonBrave Brothers 3:46
3. "But I Love U" (G-Dragon solo)G-DragonG-Dragon, S-KushS-Kush 4:15
4. "I Don't Understand"  G-DragonChoi Pil KangChoi Pil Kang 4:06
5. "Crazy Dog"  G-DragonG-Dragon, Brave Brothers, PerryBrave Brothers 3:40
6. "Last Farewell" (마지막 인사; Majimak Insa)G-DragonG-Dragon, Brave BrothersBrave Brothers 3:52
Total length:

Sample credits

  • "But I Love U" contains a sample of "Rhu of Redd Holt Unlimited" by Paula
  • "Crazy Dog" contains a sample of "In My Fantasy" by Seo Taiji & Boys

See also


External links

  • Official Website
  • YG Entertainment
  • Big Bang - Japan Official Website

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