The rock trio takes a political turn on their latest album, 'We Are the Times.'
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Musician Keigo Oyamada cries foul over how he was portrayed in a pair of magazine articles that ended up causing him a job at the Tokyo Olympics.
After footage of unmasked, crowded rap fans at a festival spread online, mainstream news outlets zeroed in on hip-hop itself.
Ms. Machine’s debut features Nordic-inspired lyrics and a sludgy sound that recalls witch house, industrial and metal, making it one of the best Japanese albums released this year.
The drama surrounding this year’s Olympics plays out on a smaller level at Fuji Rock 2021.
Whether it was an attempt to be funny, edgy or "keep it real," a YouTuber's remarks that insinuated the lives of homeless people are worthless did not go over well with his audience.
Constrained by COVID-19, the music festival reimagines itself and leans into highlighting emerging artists.
Keigo Oyamada, also known as Cornelius, will not perform at the annual musical event due to the musician’s past abuse of classmates with disabilities.
Singer Miyu Takeuchi got her start just shy of the spotlight in Japan’s idol-pop group, but has taken her creative output into her own hands as a solo performer on YouTube.
The program lacked the over-the-top glitz originally planned, but still served some memorable scenes, with pantomime performers and Naomi Osaka stealing the show.