Died: February 26, 2010, in Tokyo, Japan (aged 36).
Nujabes (pronounced: Noo-Jah-Bess), artist name of Jun Seba, was a Japanese hip-hop music producer. The artist name is his real name spelled backwards.
Nujabes was the owner of the "Tribe (2)" record shop in Shibuya, Tokyo, and also ran his own independent record label, Hyde Out Recordings. "Tribe" is now also a label that releases 7" records of songs by various friends and associates, such as Uyama Hiroto and Five Deez.
His music is known for a strong cool jazz influence, frequently using samples from artists like Miles Davis and Yusef Lateef.
He was also a member of the production duo Urbanforest, an experimental collaboration with Nao Tokui, appearing on the "Lady Brown" 12". He died after a car accident in Tokyo.
- 24 Remix
- 2 Instruments & Performance
- 7 Writing & Arrangement
- 5 Featuring & Presenting
- 75 Production
- 4 DJ Mix
- 20 Technical
- 5 Visual
- 1 Acting, Literary & Spoken