Jun Seba "Nujabes" Dies at 36
Hip hop producer Jun Seba, also known as Nujabes died on Thursday, February 26, 2010 due to an automobile accident in Tokyo. Emergency medical technicians in Tokyo rushed him to Tokyo's Shibuya ward and attempted to resuscitate him, but it proved unsuccessful. Nujabes first came onto the scene back in 2003 with the album First Collections and later released his first solo album, Metaphorical Music. He has worked with many vocalist in Japan, including Shing02. Nujabes is undoubtedly most famous for his work on the hit anime series Samurai Champloo. He composed music for the series, including the opening theme song “Battlecry.” Jun Seba will forever be missed; his music has made a significant impact on hip hop culture.