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Twigy’s Rap Style

I like to listen to things that sound different and by extension, more original. Twigy brings this in not only his voice, but his flow. To me, a rapping style is a combination of both of those elements. When brought

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Rapper and DJ, Muro is an artist that’s been around since the beginning of Japan’s hip-hop scene and has worked with the best in the industry including Twigy, Rino and several acclaimed American artists. Muro was active on the Japanese

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Tokyo based UZI is a member of the Urbarian Gym (UBG), distinctive for his deep voice and references to samurai from whom he is descended.

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Boss Tha Emcee

Front man of Sapporo’s Tha Blue Herb, Boss has a career that spans over 20 years at the forefront of Japanese underground rap. Also known as B.O.S.S (B-O double S) and Ill Bostino, he still regularly tours Japan. Within the

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Tha Blue Herb

A group consisting of rapper Boss Tha Emcee and DJ O.N.O. They are based in the capital of Japan’s northernmost prefecture, Hokkaido, producing an individual brand of rap music. Starting their journey in 1997, The group release records for both

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9th Anniversary

It’s 9 years to the day when Tokona-X passed away. Surely one of the best and most exciting rappers Japan has ever produced, he died only months after releasing his long awaited debut album. At the young age of 26,

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