The label company was merged with Seungri’s DJ label Natural High Record, it will also be in charge of HIGHGRND and a dance academy called YGX Academy.
Seungri, under the name Richard Lee, participated in his first jiu-jitsu match under the Japan Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation in 2017.
The drama was based on the manga Kindaichi Case Files Neo SP 1: Hong Kong Kowloon Treasure Murder Case, and premiered in January 2013. He also produced the song "36 Tricks of Love" for the show, a remake of the Taiwanese singer Jolin Tsai's song under the same title.
He's so good that he recently won a silver and bronze medal in his first ever Jiu-Jitsu tournament!Key East stated, "The dating rumors going around on fan pages are ridiculous. its actually amazing that some of them HAVE great mental strength, like Sulli and G-Dragon whom are constantly attacked online. ignore all those hate comments and hang ard with the people who make you smile.I can imagine some others would have probably committed suicide with the depression from reading hate comments. Everyone but SULLI seems to have quite a bit of MONEY in the BANK already.Some of the past students of the academy include high-profile K-pop celebrities such as 2NE1's Minzy, Kara's Goo Hara, TVXQ's Yunho and B. He would serve as the label's ambassador and be involved in music collaborations.In June, Seungri become the CEO of YGX, a label under YG Entertainment, Seungri will work on recruiting talented hip-hop rookies and running entertainment businesses.Following the release of several single albums, Big Bang's first album Big Bang Vol.1 - Since 2007 was a moderate success.Seungri also recorded his first solo song "The Next Day" (Korean: 다음날; Revised Romanization: Daeumnal) for the album.In order to shed the "youngest member" image from Big Bang, He won his first triple crown for "Strong Baby" on SBS's live music show Inkigayo. Promotional activities were cut short in order for Seungri to focus on Big Bang's comeback.When promotional activities for Remember ended, Seungri returned to acting and starred in his first film Why Did You Come to My House? "VVIP" and "What Can I Do" won a triple crown on Mnet's M! The same year, he was cast in the MBC drama Lights and Shadows, playing an aspiring singer from the country. The album contained songs from his previous albums, as well as the new song "The Feelings Painted in the Sky" (Japanese: 空に描く思い), which was later used as the theme song for Seungri's first Japanese television drama Yubikoi ～Kimini Okuru Message～.On May 2018, Seungri announced his first solo tour The Great Seungri, 12 years since his debut, with shows announced in South Korea and Japan, the tour to support his first studio album that is set to be release in early July.Seungri has helped establish two branches of a music and dance academy called "Plug In Music Academy," also known as "Seungri Academy".