Japanese hip hop
Japanese hip hop (or J-hip hop) is said to have begun when Hiroshi Fujiwara returned to Japan and started playing hip hop records in the early 1980s. Japanese hip hop generally tends to be most direct...
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Yuri Ichii
Yuri Ichii (市井 由理, Ichii Yuri, born December 20, 1972) is a Japanese pop idol, best known for being a member in the breakthrough Japanese hip hop trio, East End X Yuri. She was also a singer ...
Yuya Matsushita
Yuya Matsushita (松下優也, Matsushita Yūya), born May 24, 1990 is a Japanese pop and R&B singer under Japanese Dream Records. His debut single "foolish foolish" was released on November 26, 20...
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DJ Krush
Hideaki Ishi (石 英明, Ishi Hideaki, born 1962 in Tokyo, Japan), better known by his stage name DJ Krush, is a hip hop producer and DJ. He is known for his atmospheric instrumental production whi...
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Kick the Can Crew
Kick the Can Crew is a mainstream hip hop group from Tokyo, Japan, consisting of members Kreva, MCU, and Little.Formed in 1996, the group enjoyed popularity for their top singles "Good Music" and "Say...
Uzi (hip hop artist)
Uzi (pronounced as "Uji") is a popular Japanese hip-hop artist. He has released four major albums, most recently his “Natural 9” album released in March 2008. Uzi is one of the rappers to incorporate ...
Spiritual State
Spiritual State is the third studio album by Nujabes, released posthumously as a follow-up to Modal Soul in 2005. The album was incomplete upon Nujabes' death in February 2010, inspiring those close t...
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Hime (rapper)
Hime (姫, literally, "princess") born 1979 is a Japanese hip hop artist. She released her debut solo album Hime hajime in October 2003 and is part of DJ Honda's [1] studio. Her works are nota...
Miss Monday
Miss Monday (born 1976) is a Japanese hip-hop and R&B artist. She sings as well as raps, and has collaborated with other artists such as Sowelu, JAMOSA, and Youngshim. She began her career in 200...
Emi Hinouchi
Emi Hinouchi (日之内エミ Hinouchi Emi; born September 7, 1982 as 日之内絵美) is a Japanese urban music singer-songwriter. She was formerly signed under King Records' sub-label Venus-B and Taku Takahashi's T...
SoulJa
SoulJa (ソルジャ, Soruja, birth name: Johannes Marías Reijnders Zwan) is a Japanese hip-hop musician and songwriter. He is best known for his collaborations with singer Thelma Aoyama, "Koko ni Iru...
B-Boy Park
B-Boy Park is a Japanese hip hop festival that takes place every year in Tokyo. It is free admission and open to public participation A prominent player on the Japanese hip hop scene, Crazy-A, organi...
Verbal (rapper)
Verbal (born August 21, 1975) is a Japanese third generation Zainichi Korean hip-hop MC, who debuted in 1998 as a member of the J-Pop hip-hop duo m-flo.m-flo's hits in the early 2000s, such as "How Yo...
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List of Japanese hip hop musicians
This is a list of Japanese hip hop musicians and artists.
(in alphabetical order)
List of Japanese hip hop musicians - Wikipedia
Kreva (rapper)
Takashi Hatakeyama (畠山 貴志, Hatakeyama Takashi, born June 18, 1976), better known by his stage name Kreva, is a Japanese rapper and record producer signed with the Burger Inn Records and Pony C...
Nujabes
Jun Seba (瀬葉淳 Seba Jun, February 7, 1974 – February 26, 2010), born in the Nishi-Azabu district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan, was a Japanese hip hop producer and DJ who recorded under the name Nujabes (ヌジャ...
Keisuke Ogihara
Keisuke Ilmari Ogihara (荻原イルマリ恵介, Ogihara Irumari Keisuke) is one of the founding members of the hip hop group Rip Slyme. He was born on June 17, 1975 in Helsinki, Finland to a Japanese father...
M.c.A.T
Akio Togashi (富樫 明生, Togashi Akio, born 1961 in Hokkaidō) better known as m.c.A·T (エムシーエーティー, Emu Shī Ē Tī, "Microphone Controller Akio Togashi") is a Japanese musician, rapper, and re...
Musication
Musication is the second album by the Japanese hip-hop group Home Made Kazoku, released in 2006. The album reached #3 on the Oricon weekly charts, making it the highest charted album of the group.
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