LEVELCORE are a 2MCs+1DJ hip-hop unit from Fukuoka consisting of MCs dprcoco and baby t-rex who rap in both English and Japanese over hypnotic beats made by DJ Nylon. Tokyo ON talks to dprcoco about their background, their latest release EXPLORE, and a bit about the future.Read More
Taichi Ro is a Japanese singer-songwriter from Okinawa who recently started his own solo project with the release of his song Masquerade Dancing and its follow-up LIGTM. With a promising career ahead, Royce Leong of Tokyo ON catches up with Taichi over hot chocolate to find out what his next moves are.Read More
Miyuki Kudo AKA Chocoholic is an up and coming producer/songwriter based in Tokyo, working with the likes of SIRUP, LULU X, Mark Redito and kev as well as regularly writing for TV commercials. Royce Leong of Tokyo ON catches up with her over a café mocha to find out more about her origins, influences and life in TokyoRead More
Yutaka Takanami AKA Namy is an internationally successful producer and DJ who specializes in soulful house music. Originally from Niigata, he currently resides in Tokyo where he still performs, while also managing a media company called Play Today Inc., which not only has divisions for media, events and weddings, but also a record label Play Records to which rising star AmPm (Best Part of Us, I Don’t Wanna Talk) belongs. He has his own soulful house music label Spirit Soul as well.
Namy graciously sat down with Royce Leong of Tokyo ON to discuss his origins, his music and his business ventures.Read More