Hot Issue (EP)
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Hot Issue EP
Hot Issue
BIGBANG Hot Issue.jpg
EP by
ReleasedNovember 22, 2007[1]
GenreK-pop, hip hop, R&B
ProducerYang 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 after Always further established the group's popularity in South Korea, with the single "Last Farewell" topping online charts for 8 consecutive weeks,[2] sold over 5 million digital downloads.[3] The group's leader, the then 20-year-old G-Dragon produced and wrote the lyrics for all tracks on Hot Issue. "Last Farewell" 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 the Seo Taiji and Boys song "In My Fantasy."[1] "Last Farewell" won several awards, including Song of the Month at Cyworld Digital Music Awards.[4]

The EP sold over a 120,000 copies in South Korea.[5]

Track listing

1."Intro (Hot Issue)" (featuring CL)G-DragonG-DragonBrave Brothers1:23
2."Fool" (; Babo)G-DragonG-DragonBrave Brothers3:46
3."But I Love U" (G-Dragon solo)G-DragonG-Dragon, S KushS Kush4:15
4."I Don't Understand"G-DragonChoi Pil-kangChoi Pil-kang4:06
5."Crazy Dog"G-DragonG-Dragon, Brave Brothers, PerryBrave Brothers3:40
6."Last Farewell" ( ; Majimak Insa)G-DragonG-Dragon, Brave BrothersBrave Brothers3:52
Total length:21:01

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


  1. ^ a b "Hot Issue". YG Entertainment. Retrieved .
  2. ^ Kim, Hyung Woo (2008-01-21). " 8? 1? , JOO? 2 7? " (in Korean). Newsen. Archived from the original on 2008-02-09. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "BIGBANG Sales". onehallyu. 2016-08-28.
  4. ^ "Song of the Month". Cyworld. 2009. Archived from the original on 25 July 2011. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "Big Bang 1st and 2nd in Hanteo's Annual Album Sales Chart". Asianpopcorn. Asianpopcorn. 13 May 2008. Retrieved 2011.

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