«Tha Blue Herb» - biography, albums, songs, video clips

Tha Blue Herb is a Japanese alternative hip hop trio based in Sapporo, Hokkaido. They formed in 1997 and now consists of three members: Boss the MC a.k.a. Ill-Bosstino (MC), O.N.O. (producer, formerly live DJ until DJ Dye joined Tha Blue Herb in 1999) and DJ Dye (live DJ). They also run a record label called Tha Blue Herb Recordings.

James Hadfield of The Japan Times described Tha Blue Herb as "the Company Flow of Japanese hip-hop."

Beside releasing several albums and singles as the group, O.N.O. also released solo works, while Ill-Bosstino participated in Herbest Moon (with producer Wachall) and Japanese Synchro System (with producer Calm) and also worked with DJ Krush and Audio Active amongst others.

Discography

Albums

  • Stilling, Still Dreaming (1998)
  • Sell Our Soul (2002)
  • Life Story (2007)
  • Total (2012)

EPs

  • Underground vs. Amateur (2000)
  • Front Act (2002)
  • The Future Is in Our Hands (2003)
  • The Way Hope Goes (2005)
  • Phase 3 (2007)

Singles

  • "The Shock-Shine Revolt" (1998)
  • "The Ring of Wisdom / The Wind Blows from the North" (1998)
  • "Underground vs. Amateur" (1999)
  • "Times Are Changing" (2000)
  • "Trans-Sapporo Express" (2000)
  • "Annui Dub: Thank You Very Much My Friend" (2000)
  • "3 Days Jump" (2001)
  • "Front Act" (2002)
  • "The Future Is in Our Hands" (2003)
  • "Roads of The Underground" (2004)
  • "Chie no Dub / Pusher on the Street" (2005)
  • "My Work / My Faith" (2006)
  • "Phase 3" (2007)
  • "The Suburbs of Hip Hop / A Special Night" (2007)
  • "Straight Years" (2009)

Soundtracks

  • Heat: Original Soundtrack (2004) a soundtrack album for Heat

DVDs

  • Enbu (2007)
  • That's the Way Hope Goes (2007)
  • Straight Days (2009)

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