W-inds. won the best Asia pop artist award at the 2006 Mnet KMTV Music Festival and the best Asian singer award at the 5th Asia Song Festival in 2008.
The Japanese group has shown interest in several Korean musicians and asked G-Dragon to do a rap featuring for their new single “Rain is Falling/ HYBRID Dream” due out on May 13th.
Meanwhile, the group’s vocalist Keita has introduced Big Bang on his personal blog and attended Big Bang’s concert tour in Japan. G-Dragon has also made appearance on w-inds.’ music video. (KBS)