JAPAN in the rock band "siren" as a drummer.
After the band disbanded he switched to working full time as a composer and
producer. In Asia, he wrote hits for many major artists;
his top single sung by “DA PUMP” has almost 200M view counts in YouTube.
his top album sung by “EXILE” sold over 2 million copies, and his work on an artist
called AAA and “DA PUMP” singles won the Excellence Album Award Japan
Record Awards ( 53rd & 61st) .Masa has also done soundtrack work for Japanese animation titles
such as "Claymore" and “Witchcraft."Over 40 Songs he has produced have made
it into the top 10 of Japanese music charts.
He also has worked with several major US artists, such as rock vocalist Eric Martin
and legendary drummer Terry Bozzio as a producer. He wrote a song “Let’s Make
A Video” for the artist and YouTube star “That Poppy” in Mad Decent label.He also
wrote a song “Reflection” for Trey Songz; the album “11” which included
“Reflection” made No.1 in iTunes R&B chart. MASA received a nomination for the
56th Grammy Awards in 2014 for the album "REGGAE CONNECTION," where
he worked as a guitarist and keyboardist with the legendary reggae
musicians and producers SLY & ROBBIE.”