Stones Throw is the label representing west coast HipHop/Soul/Funk scene and has global followers since 1996. They’ve introduced many talented artists to Japan and rocked many gigs including previous Tuxedo, Madlib, DaM-FunK, Peanut Butter Wolf etc. at Vision. This time, we’ll have west coast legend DJ: J.ROCC aka Funky President. J.Rocc might be best known as a founder of world famous Beat Junkies, which is one of the original turntablist crews and became a seminal force in the rise of instrumental hip-hop. In addition to numerous mixtapes and his album, J.Rocc has been the live DJ for Madlib, Jaylib (Madlib & J Dilla) and Black Star (Mos Def/Yasiin Bey + Talib Kweli). But most of all, J.Rocc is a DJ ? one of a kind. Able to please the hooded nerd as well as the dancing herd, J.Rocc can play across styles, genres and centuries. Also, J.Rocc’s long-time fellow and Japanese legend DJ MURO aka King of Diggin’ will join in this night. Don’t miss this ultimate music experience in Tokyo!
“J.Rocc is one of illllllllest djs ever. If you see his name in your town? Rush! See a living legend!” ? Questlove (The Roots)