Born in Tokyo, Japan, DJ Krush is a gifted producer & DJ with superb senses of both DJing and music composition. It was the movie "Wild Style" that got him into hip hop in the early 80's and in 1987 he formed Krush Posse which made numerous appearances in various media as the best Hip-Hop act in Japan. DJ Krush began pursuing his solo career in late 1992, and soon garnered attention for being the first DJ to use turntables as live instruments, doing free sessions with live musicians on stage.
DJ Krush released his first album Krush in January 1994 and has since released eight more artist album’s to incredible sales all over the globe. DJ Krush is known for adding his special “Japanese Flavor” to underground Hip-Hop and he is considered one of the pioneers of the mid-90’s downtempo electronica and instrumental Hip-Hop scenes. DJ Krush was also the first Japanese artist signed to James Lavelle’s influential Mo’ Wax label.
Aside from his outer national activities as producer, remixer and DJ, he constantly expands his field from soundtracks for films, TV dramas & commercials to live sessions with various musicians that transcends music genre.