MUSIC TYPE

Far East Lion

Artists nationality/ies
China/ Japan
Music Style
  • Funk- Reggae-Ska
  • Rap-Hip-Hop-R&B
Short presentation + Artist description
FAR EAST LION’s musical notes pay homage to Chinese melodies crossed over RAP,HIP HOP and REGGAE lyrics amplified by DJ SHOHEI make masterful combination that sends a mystical melody feast into your ears. Created in 2009,JADO,SHOHEI and MC.I came together from different backgrounds to formulate what has come to be by far the most compelling crew underground Shanghai the FAR EAST LION UNDERGROUND. Locally known as “遠東之獅” FAR EAST LION has been the synonymous with REGGAE styled music in Shanghai’s underground scene. JADO’s reggae music’s influence in Shanghai started in university, after obtaining Jiangsu top-notch singer and other awards,success came when he signed to the SONYBMG record company, that relied on a person that was local and well versed. In 2005 released on SONYBMG’s "Has Any Lecture of Anything @SHANGHAI" CD,2006 year releases personal special edition "JADO" Shan Qu of the same name " the solar rain " and so on obtained music lovers' consistent commendation. In 2007 coordinated the SOMA phonograph record by NIKE, NOVO, which other brands accredited to great popularity the song, soon after that leaving Shanghai. 2008 moved to Beijing and joined the “MEIWENTI SOUNDSYSTEM”JADO being the only REGGAE singer, Simultaneously actively promotes the REGGAE DANCEHALL music, in MAO LIVE, the star light scene, OB1, the modern sky splendid performance music festival,thus has obtaining massive confidence. After 2009 returned to Shanghai, also marked the arrival of shohei from japan, Zimbabwe and other places, all artists from the REGGAE DANCEHALL scene then formulating " FAR EAST LION UNDERGROUND " As the team leader, he purchased the massive 45RPM phonograph record, has successfully held “THE REGGAE PARTY”.He was successfully opening shows with SOUND CLASH and REGGAE WORLD CHAMPION ASSOCIATION " MIGHTY CROWN " Alongside Japanese REGGAE singer “RUDEBWOY FACE” “AMR STRONG " with Taiwan performance. After meeting famous Chinese producer CLIVE CHIN gave JADO high praise and supported mentorship. In 2010 during EXPO, was invited to the Dutch Exhibition hall for performances, as well as continued performing in " SHELTER , ANAR , LOGO , SMP SKATE PARK , MAO LIVE HOUSE", thus obtaining massive influence and set his presence in Chinese as well as the of overseas music circle. 2011 RAP MANIA VOL.1-Back to the gloden age freestyle rap battle champion. SHOHEI is born in Japan, Okinawa, started his musical path as a childhood hobby through Japanese national music interest by joining his junior school choir. While owning his own music connotation he constantly enhances,has been influenced by many overseas artists. He has formed a traditional entertainment involving talking and singing rock and roll genre SHOHEI’s music type is broad.From mental experiment music to classical and so on,but his personality is a typical HIPHOP music one. After entering the high school, he went to USA to study for some time, making acquaintences of then underground entertainers and friends who were in the local scene. In 2003 he studied in Shanghai, and was known in the HIPHOP scene working with the public figures such as MC GINTONIC as well as many Shanghai local underground crews and artists. He then set up the “021 CREW”, and as usual was the most outstanding member of the group of 3. In 2004 SHOHEI he returned to Japan to whole heartedly focus in DJ,thus beginning his journey with DNB and JUNGLE creation with various MIXES. In 2009 his technique and skillful abilities were the mainstream drive behind his association with already good friends JADO and MC.I thus cCO-FOUNDING the “FAR EAST LION UNDERGROUND”. SHOHEI holds the post of a SELECTA duty,he excels at ROOTS and DANCEHALL DUB, JUNGLE, 2STEP and other styles and scene MC FREESTYLE, and is seen as an indispensable component of the FAR EAST LION
Video Link
http://music.baidu.com/song/24641192#dfe421717bb75d967024b3445f1c3d8e
Performance
  • 800 SHOW(Opening concert)

    Address: 800 Changde Lu, Jing’an District (near Changping Lu)

    21/6 04:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    800 SHOW

    Opening concert of Fête de la Musique

    The opening concert will present several local music bands with two famous French bands : Deluxe and IAM.

    16 : 00 - Candy Shop

    Candyshop’s music style incorporates elements of hip-hop, metal, funk and punk with both male and female vocals.

    17 : 00 - Far East Lion

    Asia raggae group. Music is life, we don't give up!

    18 : 15 - Plastic Chocolate

    Shanghai based indie rock band.

    19 : 15 - DELUXE (French World famous headliner)

    Deluxe chooses the opposite approach by positioning itself as a true band of musicians that enhances their tunes with loops or samples.

    20 : 45 - IAM (French World famous headliner)

    IAM was created in 1985 in Marseille, under the name Lively Crew. It is without a doubt one of the most successful French rap groups.

  • 800 SHOW(Opening concert)

    Address: 800 Changde Lu, Jing’an District (near Changping Lu)

    21/6 04:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    800 SHOW

    Opening concert of Fête de la Musique

    The opening concert will present several local music bands with two famous French bands : Deluxe and IAM.

    16 : 00 - Candy Shop

    Candyshop’s music style incorporates elements of hip-hop, metal, funk and punk with both male and female vocals.

    17 : 00 - Far East Lion

    Asia raggae group. Music is life, we don't give up!

    18 : 15 - Plastic Chocolate

    Shanghai based indie rock band.

    19 : 15 - DELUXE (French World famous headliner)

    Deluxe chooses the opposite approach by positioning itself as a true band of musicians that enhances their tunes with loops or samples.

    20 : 45 - IAM (French World famous headliner)

    IAM was created in 1985 in Marseille, under the name Lively Crew. It is without a doubt one of the most successful French rap groups.

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