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The one-of-a-kind sound that transcends genres, based on hip-hop with harmonizing jazz, soul, house, etc. and still being highly evaluated all over the world. From 1995 to 2010 in Shibuya Tokyo, Japan, Nujabes worked on his music career and in July 1995, he opened the record store "GUINNES S RECORDS" in Udagawa-cho, Shibuya. In March 1999, he opened "Park Avenue Studios" in Jinn, Shibuya, and also founded the independent label "hydeout productions". After releasing many 12inch singles he released his first album“metaphorical music”(2003) following up with “Modal Soul” (2005) and “Spiritual State” (2011). He also released two collection compilations: “Hydeout Productions 1st Collection” (2003) and “2nd Collection” (2007). Additionally, Nujabes was chosen for a music director at the Paris Collection of COMME des GAR CONS(2004), produced the soundtrack for Shinichiro Watanabe’s anime series “Samurai Champloo”, appeared in Sonar Sound Tokyo etc. In 2008, Nujabes released a compilation album ‘Modal Soul Classics By Nujabes’, a collection of music influenced him. On February 26th 2010, Nujabes died in a car accident. 1995年7月、渋谷宇田川町に、 レコー ドショップ「GUINNES S RECORDS」をオー プン、レー ベル 「Hydeout Productions」の主宰も葦ね、30数枚の12" Slngle のリリー スを経て、 2003年にファー ストアルバム "metaphorical music"を発表。翌年2004年3月、COMME des GAR CONSのパリコレ にて音楽 ディレクターに抜擢、「 サムライチャンプルー」のサウンド制作等を経て、2005年11月にセカンドアルバム"modal soul" を発表、2007年11月には"firstcollection"以来4年半ぶりのレコードコレクションアルバム"2nd collection"をリリー ス。2010年2 月に交通事故にて逝去。