AISHA & DMC (Run-DMC) Interview

of the most impressive performances at the Japan Day 2011 was Aisha
feat. DMC.

was born and raised in Japan. Aisha’s father, an American
trombonist named her after Stevie Wonder’s beloved song title.

still new to the J-Pop name game. But her powerful voice and singing
technique has impressed so many musicians including hip –hop legend
DMC of RUN-DMC. As a result, she’s honored to record her single “
Fallin’ 4 U” with him.

this amazing collaboration became a reality at Central Park.

addition to “ Fallin’ 4 U”, they performed RUN-DMC’s classic
track “ Walk This Way” together and blew us away. 

You can visit Aisha’s official website at:

DMC’s official website is at:

“Yuming Things 2” Concert & Ticket Giveaway Contest from Samurai Beat Radio

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J-music fans. It’s time to stimulate your musical taste buds with this very special concert.

Senri Oe, Japanese Pop Icon will take on the songs  of
J-Pop Legend Yuming in American Jazz style at “Yuming Things 2”, a
concert honoring the music of world-renowned, multi-platinum Japanese
artist, Yumi Matsutoya (“Yuming”).
With more than 30 records and 42 million copies sold, Yuming has been  one of the most influential pop artists in Japan since the 1970s.
Senri Oe, a huge Yuming fan himself will be featured in the concert produced by  stellar Jazz singer/producer Mamiko Taira, joined by Yutaka Uchida (drums) and Yoshi Waki (bass).
You can win a pair of ticket for the 7:30 show just by telling us your favorite Yuming songs.
This is how you can win.
Email by July 2nd. to
Your Name / Age / Occupation
Favorite Yuming Song
Email address
Phone number
The lucky winner will hear from us by July 5th.
New to Yuming? Senri?  Explore the two icons who have influenced all of your J-Pop/J-Rock faves.
Yuming Things 2
Triad (158 West 72nd Street, New York, NY 10023).
July 7, 2011, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Cover is $10 in advance, $15 at the door, with a two-drink minimum.
Tickets are available on For more information, please visit: