On August 24, Big Bang member and solo artist G-Dragon uploaded a photograph onto his Instagram account with the caption: “FINALLY #missybaby #gdragonbaby #LA.” In the photograph, G-Dragon poses with his arm around Grammy Award-winner and hip hop/R&B legend Missy Elliott.
G-Dragon flew to Los Angeles on August 23 ahead of his performance on “M COUNTDOWN What’s Up LA” at KCON 2013. “M COUNTDOWN What’s up LA” will feature artists such as G-Dragon, EXO, 2AM, Teen Top, and f(x), and it will be the music chart’s first time visiting the U.S. The show was brought to the U.S. as part of KCON 2013 which is the largest Korean pop culture convention in North America. KCON 2013 will be held from August 24-25, 2013 at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.