Budamunk and Mr Brady “Tainted Scrolls of Mr Buda”

Budamunk is one of the first names people think of when it comes to the beat music community in Japan. Well over a decade ago, he established a name for himself alongside pioneers in the Los Angeles beat scene. The LA beat music scene would spread across the globe and BudaMunk has since become considered…More

Omen 44 releases new album “Hentai”

Omen 44 (read: four-four) is an emcee, artist, promoter, and head of the Tokyo-NJ based label, The Plug International. Originally from Kobe and now primarily living in New Jersey, Omen is one of the few promoters bring independent and underground hip-hop artists to Tokyo. I first met Omen back in 2018 when he brought Skyzoo…More

MEGAs TOP 20 OF 2020

I was planning on getting this out before the end of the year and with descriptions but i ran into some laziness. On the Mega Late Show, Late and I discussed our top 5 albums, favorite songs and artists. So check that out here if you want more info. That said, outside of the top…More

Linn Mori & the “Luvlin” Re-Release

Linn Mori is one of the most revered and elusive producers in Tokyo. Also one of my personal favorites. Raised in Saitama, Linn has been making music for over 15 years and considered one of the dopest in Japan. He was a fairly active member of the Tokyo-based beat community but has been somewhat off…More