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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 released 2albums,2003'sMetaphorical Music and 2005's Modal Soul. Both display a jazz-influenced sound that owes much to the heritageof Native Tongues andtheinvention 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 one ofthemost 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 released 2albums,2003'sMetaphorical Music and 2005's Modal Soul. Both display a jazz-influenced sound that owes much to the heritageof Native Tongues andtheinvention 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 one ofthemost 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 inShibuyaWard after failed efforts to revive him. He was 36 years old. There was a private burial with only family inattendance. HydeoutProductions hasstated that Nujabes has left behind tracks, which they plan to release in the near future. « hide

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LPs
Spiritual State
2011

4
364 Votes
Modal Soul
2005

4.3
519 Votes
Metaphorical Music
2003

4.3
705 Votes
Compilations
Luv(sic) Hexalogy
2015

4.7
64 Votes
Modal Soul Classics
01/01/2013

4.2
9 Votes
Hydeout Productions 2nd Collection
2007

4.5
150 Votes
Hydeout Productions 1st Collection
2003

4.1
114 Votes
Good Music Cuisine Ristorante
2002

4.5
12 Votes
Sweet Sticky Thing
1998

5
2 Votes

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