Within only a few hours of release, GD X Taeyang‘s newest single “Good Boy” has already achieved all-kill status on Korean music charts and several iTunes charts worldwide!As part of YG Entertainment‘s ongoing hip-hop unit project, GD X Taeyang released the music video for their new unit’s debut single “Good Boy” on November 21st. Since then, the duo has gained attention around the world, with #GOODBOY trending worldwide on Twitter within minutes and earning nearly 800,000 views on YouTube within eight hours.
In South Korea, “Good Boy” has risen to first place on eight music charts, including MelOn, Bugs, Mnet, Soribada and Naver. Internationally, so far it has claimed first place on iTunes in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
With its mix of trap, EDM and hip-hop, “Good Boy” is a unique track that showcases G-Dragon’s characteristic rapping style and Taeyang‘s smooth vocals in one addictive song. It was composed by G-Dragon, The Fliptones, and Freedo, and the music video was directed by renowned director Colin Tilley, who has won several BET music awards with his music videos for Justin Timberlake, Nicki Minaj, and Chris Brown.
With its all-star production team, “Good Boy” is already generating buzz for the upcoming 2015 YouTube Music Awards.
YG Entertainment’s second hip-hop unit project, whose members are still unknown, will release their track on December 2nd.