Dabo

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Dabo (ダボ Dabo) is a Japanese rapper. He first appeared on the Japanese hip-hop scene in the 1990s, collaborating in a Shakkazombie song, "Tomo ni ikkou". Since 2002, he has released three albums: Hitman (2002), Diamond (2003), and The Force (2006). Dabo's lyrics are more hard-edged than most J-pop, or Japanese pop, and represent a tough Japanese street culture.[1]

Music career[edit]

He became a member of Nitro Microphone Underground in 1997. In 1999 he released his first single, Mr. Fudatzkee. In 2001, he was the first Japanese artist to be signed by Def Jam Japan. That same year, he made his major debut as a solo artist releasing Platinum Tongue which reached number fifteen on the Japanese (Oricon) music charts. In addition to his solo works, Dabo racked up numerous credits collaborating with various artists.In addition to his solo works, he has amassed more than 60 credits working with various artists.[2]

Discography[edit]

Solo Albums
Year Title Label
2001 Platinum Tongue (CD, analog) Def Jam Japan (UICJ-1002)
2002 Hitman (CD, analog) Universal Music
2003 Diamond (CD, analog) Universal Music
2007 Baby Mario World (CD, analog) Toshiba EMI
2010 Hi-Five (CD, analog) Toshiba EMI
Solo Singles
Year Title Label
Mr. Fudatzkee (analog)
2000 Supadondada (CD, analog) Reality (RLTCD-002)
2001 Hakushukassai (applause) (CD, analog) Def Jam Japan (UICJ-5001)
2001 Zero (CD, analog) Def Jam Japan (UICJ-5002)
2001 Pinky~dakara, sono te o hanashite ~ Feat. Tyler (CD, analog) Def Jam Japan (UICJ-5003)
2001 Lexxxusgucci (CD, analog) Def Jam Japan (UICJ-5005)
2002 D.A.B.O. (CD, analog) Def Jam Japan (UICJ-5008)
2002 Ai wa Automa (Love is Automatic) Feat.Hi-D (CD, analog) Def Jam Japan (UICJ-5010)
2002 Nee-D (Lady) Feat. Lisa (CD, analog) Def Jam Japan (UICJ-5013)
2003 Clap Ya Hands (CD) Def Jam Japan (UICJ-5022)
Chosen One Feat. Chosen Lee (analog)
Collaborations
Year Title & Artist Label
1997 Tomo ni Ikkou -version pure- Shakkazombie feat. Goretex, Suiken, Dabo, Macka-chin Cutting Edge (CTCR-14082)
1998 Premium Magic Dabo Polystar (PSCR-5697)
1998 Break Point DJ Sachiho feat. AKEEM DA MANAGOO, Dabo, Goku, K-BOMB, ZEEBRA Gauss (GACR-2003)
1998 L'Adieu Tina feat. Dabo Tokuma (TKCA-71712)
1999 64 BARS RELAY Shakkazombie feat. Dabo, XBS, Suiken (on JOURNEY OF FORESIGHT) Cutting Edge (CTCR-14134)
2000 Liquid of Love Tyler feat. Dabo BMG (FHCB-5002)
2000 Taboo -Fore Play Mix DJ Hasebe feat. Momoko Suzuki, Dabo Warner (WPC6-10070)
2000 33:25 (Wussup Tokyo!?) Dabo & Buckwild (on Syncronicity 2nd Session) Future Shock (PSCR-5870)
2000 Dialogue Goku feat. Dabo Ai Network (EWCC-86502)
2000 Akugi Deli feat. Goretex, Suiken, S-Word, Dabo (on Aquarius) Reality (RLTCD-006)
3 Oze Hardway P.H. feat. Dabo, Mummy-D
2000 Relax Matha F*ka G.K. Maryan feat. Goretex, Macka-chin, Dabo, Suiken, Gama Entsutsu (ERCD-2002)
2000 Daisan Ninja Kieru Makyuu feat. Dabo Daisan Ninjya (D3N-CD-001)
2000 Ketatsu(?) Tokyo DJ Oasis feat. Dabo, S-Word (on Tokyo Desert) SME (AICT-1274)
2000 Queens IS (Remix) LL Cool J feat. Dabo Def Jam (UICD-6011)
2000 Nitro Microphone Underground Nitro Microphone Underground Def Jam Japan (UICJ-1001)
2001 Dear Sweet Love -Afterglow Version Kaana feat. Dabo Toshiba EMI (TOCT-4274)
2001 Shonan Hustler 2 Zeebra feat. Dabo, Uzi, G.K.Maryan Future Shock (PSCR-5987)
2001 Tekitou a.k.a Shunkashuutou Macka-chin feat. S-Word, XBS, Dabo, Bigzam, Goretex, Suiken, Deli (on CHIN ATTACK) Reality (RLTCD-007)
2001 Honey Love (Hot) DJ Masterkey feat. Dabo (on Daddy's House Vol.1) Life (LECD-10001)
2001 Brotherhood Kawabata and Dabo (on The Way We Are) /DefStar (DFCL-1052)
2001 In My World Dabo feat. Pushim KI/OON (KSCL-423)
2001 Jolty Floor (Live at DBEB) Eternal B and Dabo (on ESDN) Warner Indies (WINN-82091)
It's Okay Shakkazombie feat. Dabo
Are You Ready for D Deli feat. Dabo (on Kuchiguruma)
Nani Hoshii? Soul Scream feat. Dabo
Nitemare DJ Masterkey feat. Dabo, Suiken, Deli, Bigzam
Midnight Kingdom DJ Hazime feat. Big Dick Bruna a.k.a. Dabo, Bigzam, C.T (on Harlem ver.1.0)
Let Me Ge-ology feat. Dabo and Truth Enola
Do or Die Q and Dabo
One Shot 1 Kiri Gagle feat. Dabo
Two Timing Tyler feat. Big-O and Dabo
? Tsutchie feat. Dabo
Winding Road BoA feat. Dabo
Sing my Life Suite Chic feat. Dabo
Keep Rollin Ozrosaurus feat. Dabo and Uzi
I Wanna Know You (J.J. remix) Pushim feat. Dabo (on Dancehallic)
Customize Mabo(=Macka-chin + Dabo) (on 3 on 3)
The Shwing Lisa feat. Dabo
Koko ni Touch! D.O.I. feat. Dicky-Dee a.k.a. Dabo, Pushim
In Da Club (Bounce with Me) DJ Yutaka feat. Dabo
Koko Tokyo Aquarius feat. Big-O, Dabo, S-Word
Training Day Ganxsta D.X feat. Dabo, DJ Toshiki
Big Bangz S-Word feat. Deli, Dabo, Macka-chin, Goretex, Suiken, Bigzam, XBS (on STAR ILL WARZ)
Playboy AI feat. Dabo
Twisted Galazy Revolver Flavour feat. Dabo, Low-IQ-01
It's My Turn (Fight !!!) Dabo
Who Dat? aile feat. Dabo
Big Shit Kieru Makyuu feat. Dabo, Youth
Ya Heard!? Pt.2 Sphere of Influence feat. Dabo & Tokona-X
What's going on HI-D feat. Dabo, Twigy & DJ Beat
Unstoppable Equal feat. Dabo
One (Remix) XBS feat. Bigzam, Dabo, Deli, Goretex
21MC Romero SP feat. Triptik, F.U.T.O, Maccho, Akitaken Dobuana, MC Q, Den, Buck Town Yas, Smooth B, MC Poppo, Luna, Dirty Harry Potter, Afra, Hannya, Rude Boy Face, Dabo, 565, Masaru, Uzi, Zeebra, E.G.G. Man, Chada Man
Put Your Fist Up Maguma MC'S feat. Dabo
HOW WE LOW ~who the finest. who the biggest~ Tokona-X feat. Dabo, Bigzam, Mr.Oz
O.P.D. Michico feat. Dabo and Mikris
Ring My Bell Tyler feat. Dabo
Thunder Break Beats Kaminari-Kazoku. feat. AI, Habiscream, Dabo
Put Ya Hands Up Romero SP feat. Dabo
This Is How We Do DJ Celory a.k.a. Mr.Beats feat. Dabo, HI-D
CHECK MATE SSG feat. Dabo
Wick-Wick-Wack (Pop Killa 2004) Illicit Tsuboi feat. F-deezee a.k.a. Dabo, Mikris
Platinum # HGSP feat. Dabo, 4WD
Party Up Home Grown feat. Dabo
Hot Dance Hall Corn Head feat. Dabo, Akitaken Dobuana
Toriitomento Kreva feat. Dabo, Cuezero
All I Got Pop Shuvit feat. Dabo
"ケツにマシンガン(REMIX)" feat. DJ TY-KOH, K DUB SHINE & SHINGO★西成

References[edit]

  1. ^ Condry, Ian. Hip-hop Japan: Rap and the Paths of Cultural Globalization. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006.
  2. ^ Dabo, Japanese rapper videos - JapanSugoi - Everything Cool about Japan

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