Bureaucrat's rap video pitching Akita city goes viral

Aug 17, 2016

Bureaucrat's rap video pitching Akita city goes viral

An elite central government bureaucrat on loan to the municipal government of Yuzawa, Akita Prefecture, is generating a buzz by appearing in the city’s PR video dressed like a rapper.In it, Nobuyuki Fujii, 34, an internal affairs ministry official who has served as deputy ...

OMSB counts his blessings on 'Think Good'

Jun 26, 2015

OMSB counts his blessings on 'Think Good'

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Rapper and producer Brandon Katou (aka OMSB) is an artist that, while humble, exhibits a sense of pride in his work atypical of Japanese artists. In recent interviews he’s done for his new album, he’s compared himself to big-name acts like Kendrick Lamar and ...