Teenage Rapper Lick-G to Release Debut Album “Trainspotting”

Lick-G is a 17 year old rapper from Zushi, Kanagawa Prefecture. Born to a Japanese father and British mother, he’s made a name from himself on the SoundCloud and mixtape circuits. He’s known for his balanced mixing of Japanese and English, his unique world view, his variety of flows, and his unexpected rhyming skills. He’s competed in many rap battles over the past few years, winning last year’s ninth annual BS SKY Perfect! High School Rap Championship and the Super Live x Senkyoku U-22 MC BATTLE East Japan Tournament.

On February 15, Lick-G will release his debut album, “Trainspotting.” See what the new generation of Japanese hip hop has in store below!

1. I’m Already Dead
2. Trainspotting
3. Hollyview
4. Choose Life (Interlude)
5. Mellow Akira
6. Oasobi
7. Do Your Things
8. This Is Ma Way
9. Positive State of Mind

 

Album trailer

 

Trainspotting

 

Mellow Akira

 

In-store event

 

 

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    • HyperMoot .

      interesting

    • Dalooshe

      indeed, very promising!

    • hasawa

      meh.
      It’s hard to find any remotely interesting japanese rappers these days…

    • kashiyuka

      his music is actually pretty easy to gt into