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AXIS / Bio

axis, born of indian parents, born and raised in tokyo, japan. after barely graduating from st. mary's intl. school, this idiot went to knox college, in galesburg, illinois, USA. he started playing music at parties on campus. after having become an alcoholic and a drug addict, he flunked out after two years and some change, the moron then went to carl sandburg community college, where, should he do well, he would make it back to knox college. nope. he started off good, but slumped and dropped out after two semesters. he began writing raps. then bought a dr-5 to make short, looped-beats. his drug addiction had became a monstrous problem, with many other problems further stemming from them. he kept writing. he kept rhyming. he got robbed. he kept rhyming. a brief stay around the chicago-land suburbs, at friends'. the idiot returned to japan after 3 and a half years. the fool moved to yokohama city. somehow, the horse's ass got off drugs, he kept wrtiting. he kept rhyming. began working, folding clothes at the gap. briefly attending temple college in tokyo japan, the idiot tired of folding clothes, and quit the gap. soon after, through a childhood friend, the dipshit found a job as a translator at sports-i, espn japan. he really began perfecting his craft. around this time, met his to-be labelmate, mc kan, from shinjuku ward in tokyo. the two hit it off, and celebrated the meeting with a freestyle session. a month later, everynight, the retard began going to clubs, consuming large quantities of alcohol, relapsing into drug addiction. the idiot was often getting into arguments and fights. he kept writing. he kept rhyming. around the same time, he bought an akai mpc 2000. always having listened to music, the fool began making beats on the sampler from that day. studying more, and upgrading his writing, the idiot began laying his raps on his beats. around this time, met his partner from rap group RC-76, shine-5ive. after a year and a few months at sports-i/espn, the dimwit quit his job to make his living off music. frequenting numerous clubs in shibuya, nishi-azabu, roppongi, shinjuku, and ikebukuro, the idiot started networking. meeting many people from many walks of life, the idiot began to learn more and more about the world, and thirst for a certain "true" knowledge began to grow, as well as his thirst for liquor. they started throwing events in tokyo, doing fairly well when they started off, but lacking ther discipline to finish the job. RC-76 kept rapping at bars, clubs and livehouses, around the kanto area of japan, generally being well-received. actually catching some people by surprise with his original material, the idiot started to meet people from numerous record labels, visiting a few studios. he kept writing, kept rhyming. mc kan won the freestyle rap battle tournament at b-boy park, and the group he belonged to (MSC), became immensely popular, shaking up the underground hip hop/rap scene of tokyo (and, of course, japan). libra records was established. MSC released and epic e.p., then a classic album. hoardes of people attending their shows. MSC was nationally known. mc kan's first solo album sold more than 10,000 units, which was an unprecedented independent rap artist's sales numbers in tokyo, around that time. the idiot worked as a freelance translator, english teacher, and DJ, to make ends meet. the idiot moved to shinjuku, his lifestyle, running out of control. he began DJ-ing at a strip club in roppongi. RC-76 attempted to put out an e.p. they recorded, mixed, and mastered 7 tracks, but were not able to sell their music. the idiot kept writing. he kept rhyming. the aggression issue went legal, the idiot landing in jail for a misdemeanor charge of assault, on the morning he had to vacate his apartment and move to a new one . after twenty days in jail, and having had to pay for numerous fines, the idiot was released. he moved back to yokohama. he quit drugs. kept writing. kept rhyming. invited by libra to rap on dj takumi's mix cd. then, he was invited to contribute a song ("wake up") to libra records' first compilation album, "tenbin roku-on". fairly well-received, the idiot was then offered an opportunity to record his own solo album. the idiot's first effort dropped on 4/21/2011. the saga continues...

General Info

Band Members
AXIS
Artist Name
AXIS
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/rc76axis
Active Since
06/11
Genres
Hip Hop

Contact Info

Location
Yokohama, JP

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