YG Family, So good to be together
[OSEN=선미경 기자] Younger and older artists became one. They delivered an evermore exciting and diverse performance. The artists shone brightly on stage, and the audience responded with much passion.
For the AIA REAL LIFE: NOW FESTIVAL 2014 held at Jamsil Sports Complex on August 15 from 6:30 pm, YG Family became the headliners to wrap up the concert. From WINNER to AKDONG MUSICIAN (AKMU), 2NE1, BIGBANG, EPIK HIGH and PSY, every artist from YG filled the stage with excitement. The stadium was full of audience who were enthusiastic enough to heat up the cold night breeze.
But what stood out most was the heart-warming collaboration among the artists. EPIK HIGH sang “Umbrella” with AKMU’s LEE SOO HYUN while singing “Love Love Love” with DARA. It was refreshing to see something so new.
This was not the end. GD turned “The Baddest Female” into “The Baddest Male” with CL while performing “Crayon” with SEUNGRI. DARA and MINHO joined in to sing T.O.P’s “Doom Dada” with him.
DAESUNG and KANG SEUNGYOON performed 2NE1’s “Ugly” while TAEYANG and TEAM B perfected “Ringa Linga.” MINZY sang “1,2,3,4” with LEE HI, and the rest of 2NE1 joined in to perform “If I Were You.” TAEYANG performed his “Eyes, Nose, Lips” with EPIK HIGH. TABLO aroused much attention previously with his cover of the song. EPIK HIGH and BOM showcased “Up.”
“Gangnam Style” definitely caught the attention of all at once. It was more special when it was performed for the curtain call. The entire YG Family joined in to sing the song, doing the horse-ride dance to heat up the stadium. Each group showcased some amazing performances, but “Gangnam Style” was more meaningful as it was a song that helped all YG artists bond. The more experienced artists introduced the newbies, and sent a round of applause to all the crewmembers. It was indeed heart warming.
The concert that was held like a festival was hot and dynamic. Fans home and abroad were in the stadium to enjoy the performances. The four hours was a time where the artists and the fans truly engaged to have fun. And those hours were more than enough to prove the power of YG Family.
2014. 8. 16.