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Nujabes

Japanese record producer and DJ

Nujabes

Japanese record producer and DJ
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birthday
7th
February, 1974
Death
26th
February, 2010
Birth Place
Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Birth Sign
aquarius
Biography

Jun Seba (Japanese: , Hepburn: Seba Jun, February 7, 1974 – February 26, 2010), better known by his stage name Nujabes ( , Nujabesu), was a Japanese record producer, audio engineer, DJ, composer and arranger who produced atmospheric instrumental mixes sampling from hip hop and jazz and released three solo studio albums: Metaphorical Music (2003), Modal Soul (2005) and Spiritual State (released posthumously in 2011). Seba was the founder of the independent label Hydeout Productions and released two collection compilations: Hydeout Productions 1st Collection (2003) and 2nd Collection (2007).Additionally, Seba collaborated on the soundtrack for Shinichir Watanabe’s anime series Samurai Champloo (Music Record: Departure and Impression) in 2004.
Nujabes has been referred to as a “godfather” of the microgenre Chillhop. In particular, his collaborations with Shing02 have been credited as having “pioneered a sound that inspired the viral ‘chillhop’ phenomenon, and popular YouTube videos like ‘lofi hip hop radio – beats to relax/study to.”
On February 26, 2010, aged 36, Jun Seba died in a traffic collision.

instruments played
drum
flute
machine
sampler
turntables
Associated Acts

Substantial, Uyama Hiroto, Shing02, Five Deez, Terry Callier, FunkyDL, Cise Starr

Birth Name

Jun Seba

Genres

Hip hop, jazz rap

Years Active

1995 2010

Name

Nujabes

Nationality

Japan

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