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I chose Coup detat by G-Dragon because it was a music video beautifully put together with his visualizations and symbolism This video is about G-Dragon shattering the walls of death and rising from the fall of pretentious women who broke his heart the burdening expectations of the fans the pains of being away from his true love the pressure of the glitz and glamour of fame and the scrutinizing blind media In the video he was trying to show what truly happens to one behind fame and fortuneIn the first scene we see Kwon Jiyong rising from the ruins A few more shots are juxtaposed such as a pendulum which represents a time bomb We then see a scary longhaired G-dragon singing under the pendulum which tells us he is under time constraint pressured by the ticking time bomb He is calm through it as if there is more to the bomb blasting After a few interchanges between G-dragon and Jiyong we are led to watch this adorable young man We see this young dreamer with such handsome innocenceWhats heartbreaking is we also see this boy looking at his very own tomb wearing a red glove We then find out that this boy wearing the red glove is actually the innocent Jiyong witnessing his own death The grown-up Jiyong who is also wearing the same red glove proves this Essentially this video is about G-dragons death and Kwon Jiyongs rise from the deadNow G-dragons death begins First we are shown beautiful women wearing alluring red dresses and hats all with their eyes covered by the glamorous red hats They symbolize the different women surrounding him Their luxurious dresses hats and make-up tell us these women are celebrities in the same light as G-dragon They love adore and worship him but they dont see him The fact that they are truly blind about whats deep inside Jiyong causes G- dragons slow painful death evident by his
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