Interview with LEVELCORE

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.

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Interview with Taichi Ro

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.

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Interview with Namy

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.

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