Japanese hip hop

Japanese promoters try to restart live concerts

Developers in Japan are currently in dire straits due to the protracted COVID-19 pandemic. Ticket sales lost due to cancellations and postponements of the pandemic totaled approximately $ 333 million (36.3 billion yen) in 2020. Earlier this month, Japan extended a emergency state until the end of May for Tokyo …

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CHAI on new album ‘WINK’ and Neo-Kawaii

When CHAI performs live again, “FINISHCould be their reintroduction. One of the best manifestations of their buzzing energy, sometimes banana, on all WINK, the Japanese group’s third and final album, it is confident and overflowing with shameless challenge, animated by a sonic rhythm with a purpose to dance. The unexpected …

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amNY Weekender: 7 Things to Do in New York

Subscribe to our NY Politics Newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across New York Friday April 30 KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature: The New York Botanical Gardens are home to the work of contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, who draws millions …

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Justin Bieber sparkles for wearing dreads

Justin Bieber has been charged with cultural appropriation – again – for wearing dreads. On Sunday April 25, the “Peaches” singer debuted her new hairstyle on Instagram. Social media users immediately flooded her comments section and told her why the style is considered cultural appropriation when a white person wears …

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Avex of Japan launches US operation

Often regarded as the fourth major label in the Japanese music industry, Avex Group held 8.6% of the Japanese music market as of 2019, placing it in third place behind Sony Music and Universal Japan. The company was planning to cut back on operations in recent months, including selling its …

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Michelle Zauner of Philly’s Japanese Breakfast Has New Memoir Born of Sorrow and New Album Full of Joy | Entertainment

PIHLADELPHIA – Before Michelle Zauner wrote “Crying in H Mart,” her magnificent memoir about grief, food and her Korean American identity, she had already created two works of art about the loss of her mother, Chongmi, from the cancer in 2014: the Japanese Breakfast albums “Psychopomp” and “Soft Sounds from …

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