Nosaj Thing

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Nosaj Thing
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Nosaj Thing in 2012.
Background information
Birth name Jason Chung
Born (1985-01-27) January 27, 1985 (age 33)
Origin Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres Electronic, hip hop
Occupation(s) Musician, DJ, producer, composer
Years active 2006–present
Labels Timetable, Innovative Leisure, Alpha Pup
Associated acts Kid Cudi, Toro Y Moi, Kazu Makino, Kendrick Lamar, Chance The Rapper

Nosaj Thing (born Jason Chung) is an American record producer based in Los Angeles, California.[1] He is of Korean descent.

He has produced tracks for Kendrick Lamar,[2] Kid Cudi,[3] and Chance the Rapper.


Nosaj Thing was involved in music at a young age and hip hop has had a profound influence on his music. At the age of 12, he learned the basics of turntables and began to produce on the computer shortly after. Nosaj Thing has since played at various shows and festivals including Sónar Festival[4] and Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California.

He self-released the debut EP, Views/Octopus, in 2006.[5]

His first album, Drift, was released on Alpha Pup Records in 2009.[6] The remix album, Drift Remixed, was released in 2010.[7] The full-length second album Home has been released on January 22, 2013.[8]

Nosaj Thing has founded a label titled Timetable to which he has signed a handful of artists.[citation needed]

Nosaj Thing was on the radio show DVDASA on January 15, 2014.


Studio albums[edit]

EPs and singles[edit]

  • Views/Octopus (2006)
  • NO REALITY (2016)

Remix albums[edit]

  • Drift Remixed (2010)




  1. ^ Martins, Chris (May 13, 2009). "Rattling the Underground With Nosaj Thing and Low End Theory". LA Weekly. 
  2. ^ Zeichner, Naomi (October 4, 2011). "Kendrick Lamar, "Cloud 10" (prod. by Nosaj Thing)". The Fader. 
  3. ^ Hoffman, K. Ross (November 2012). "Nosaj Thing". Allmusic. 
  4. ^ Parker, Tristan (June 18, 2010). "SonarFestival: Nosaj Thing Day two, pre-giginterview". Clash. Retrieved July 28, 2010. 
  5. ^ Matos, Michaelangelo (February 17, 2010). "A Smell of His Own:Nosaj Thing finds his place in the new IDM". Baltimore City Paper. Retrieved July 28, 2010. 
  6. ^ Greene, Jayson (July 8, 2009). "Nosaj Thing: Drift". Pitchfork Media. 
  7. ^ Ryce, Andrew (November 3, 2010). "Nosaj Thing – Drift Remixed". Resident Advisor. 
  8. ^ "NOSAJ THING – HOME – 01.22.13". 
  9. ^ Kaye, Ben (June 15, 2017). "Nosaj Thing announces new album, Parallels, shares lead single 'All Points Back to U'". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved August 26, 2017. 

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