This 3-part adidas Originals mini-documentary series traces back hip hop's history in Japan with the old-school OGs, the new-school talent, and female artists on the mic.
In this first episode, we get to know how these OGs kept it fresh back in the day, from the DJs, breakers, MCs, beatboxers, and graffiti artists.
Watch now with English subtitles.
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Executive Producer & Creative Direction: Brendan Cravitz (@brendan_shares), AtariPunk Tokyo (@ataripunktokyo)
Director: Takahiro Shiraishi (@shiraishi__takahiro), Connection (@cnct.work)
DP/Editor: Yuzuru Nakatani (@yuzunakatani)
Designer/Graphics: Tomi-e (@tomi_eofficial)
Producer: Setsuna Go (@setsuna_go) Michie Hamaya (@pm010302)
Audio Mix/Sound Design: Black Cat White Cat Music (@black_cat_white_cat_music)
Special thanks to: adidas Tokyo (@adidastokyo)
Music: dj honda (@djhonda_official)
1. Out for the cash (instrumental)
2. Don't believe the hype
3. Travellin’ Man (instrumental)
AFRA - @afracolores
Brooklyn Yas - @brooklyn_yas
Cake K - @cakeksweet
DJ MASTERKEY - @djmasterkey
YOU THE ROCK★ - @youtherock1971
Kan Takagi - @kantakagi
DJ Honda - @djhonda_official
Tomi-e - @tomi_eofficial
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