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Nujabes

Jun Seba aka Nujabes (February 7, 1974 – February 26, 2010) was one of Japan's premier hip-hop artists, and has released2albums,2003'sMetaphorical Music and 2005's Modal Soul. Both display a jazz-influenced sound that owes much to the heritageof Native Tonguesandtheinvention of acts like RJD2, but stands in a sonic league all its own. Collaborations with Fat Jon, FiveDeez, various Japanese rappers,andTerryCallier, along with appearances on the soundtrack to Japanese hip-hop anime seriesSamurai Champloo, have helped establish him as oneofthemost creative forces in leftfield hip-hop. ...read more

Jun Seba aka Nujabes (February 7, 1974 – February 26, 2010) was one of Japan's premier hip-hop artists, and has released2albums,2003'sMetaphorical Music and 2005's Modal Soul. Both display a jazz-influenced sound that owes much to the heritageof Native Tonguesandtheinvention of acts like RJD2, but stands in a sonic league all its own. Collaborations with Fat Jon, FiveDeez, various Japanese rappers,andTerryCallier, along with appearances on the soundtrack to Japanese hip-hop anime seriesSamurai Champloo, have helped establish him as oneofthemost creative forces in leftfield hip-hop.

Nujabes was also owner of the Shibuya record stores, T Records and Guinness Records and founder of the independent labelHydeoutProductions.

On February 26, 2010, Nujabes was involved in a traffic accident upon exiting the Shuto Expressway late at night. He died at ahospital inShibuyaWardafter failed efforts to revive him. He was 36 years old. There was a private burial with only family inattendance. HydeoutProductions hasstated thatNujabes has left behind tracks, which they plan to release in the near future. « hide

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LPs
Spiritual State
2011

4
372 Votes
Modal Soul
2005

4.3
534 Votes
Metaphorical Music
2003

4.3
715 Votes
Compilations
Luv(sic) Hexalogy
2015

4.7
64 Votes
Modal Soul Classics
01/01/2013

4.2
10 Votes
Hydeout Productions 2nd Collection
2007

4.5
152 Votes
Hydeout Productions 1st Collection
2003

4.1
116 Votes
Good Music Cuisine Ristorante
2002

4.5
12 Votes
Sweet Sticky Thing
1998

5
2 Votes

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