環太平洋を拠点に活動するMC / プロデューサー。これまでに「絵夢詩ノススメ」「緑黄色人種」「400」「歪曲」を発表し、発案したfaderboardを取り入れたKosmic Renaissanceなど、国内外の競演を重ねながら、現代音楽としてのヒップホップを体現する。近年は「FTTB」「LIVE FROM ANNEN ANNEX」シリーズを発表、DJ $HINとアルバム「1200 Ways」をリリースし、日本語盤の「有事通信」も控えている。2015年は短編四作目となる「The Divider」、22分の大作「日本国憲法」もネットで公開した。



Born in Tokyo, raised in Tanzania and England, Shing02 came up in the independent SF Bay Area scene in the early '90s. Over the course of his independent career starting in 1995, he has collaborated with various DJs and musicians, most notably with the late Japanese producer Nujabes. As the inventor of the Vestax Faderboard, he toured around for a few years with the free-jazz trio, Kosmic Renaissance. Recently he has released the FTTB mixCD series with DJ Icewater and "1200 Ways" with DJ $hin. Shing02 directed four short films, including "Bustin'" (2014) and "The Divider" (2015).