1974 - 2010

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Jun Seba (Japanese: 瀬葉 淳, Hepburn: Seba Jun, February 7, 1974 – February 26, 2010), better known by his stage name Nujabes (ヌジャベス, Nujabesu), was a Japanese record producer, audio engineer, DJ, composer and arranger best known for his atmospheric instrumental mixes sampling from hip hop, soul, and jazz, as well as incorporating elements of trip hop, breakbeat, downtempo, and ambient music. Seba released two studio albums during his lifetime: Metaphorical Music (2003) and Modal Soul (2005), while the album Spiritual State was released posthumously in 2011. He was the founder of the independent label Hydeout Productions and released two collection compilations: Hydeout Productions 1st Collection (2003) and 2nd Collection (2007). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nujabes has received more than 2,968,785 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Nujabes is the 1,419th most popular musician (down from 1,416th in 2019), the 1,142nd most popular biography from Japan (down from 976th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Japanese Musician.

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  • 2.85

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Among musicians, Nujabes ranks 1,419 out of 2,675Before him are Theodore Thomas, Ziggy Marley, Östen Warnerbring, Rico Rodriguez, Timothy B. Schmit, and Gary Barlow. After him are James Cotton, Eliane Elias, Doug Aldrich, Yang Hyun-suk, Red Mitchell, and Eric Prydz.

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Among people born in 1974, Nujabes ranks 134Before him are Charlotte Perrelli, Vampeta, Nuno Espírito Santo, Haya bint Hussein, Tiffani Thiessen, and Sávio. After him are Ada Colau, Jerry O'Connell, André Ooijer, Jaume Collet-Serra, Jessica Drake, and Haifaa al-Mansour. Among people deceased in 2010, Nujabes ranks 280Before him are Kathryn Grayson, William Tenn, Nino Defilippis, James MacArthur, Daisuke Gōri, and Kazimir Hnatow. After him are Ferdinand Oyono, Abel Muzorewa, Teddy Pendergrass, Christopher Cazenove, Maury Chaykin, and Bohumil Němeček.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Nujabes ranks 1,142 out of 5,560Before him are Yoshinori Ishigami (1957), Takashi Tezuka (1960), Toshi (1965), Ken Akamatsu (1968), Toshio Suzuki (1955), and Yukio Kasaya (1943). After him are Takumi Minamino (1995), Tomoko Ohara (1957), Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (1962), Ichiya Kumagae (1890), Mihoko Iwaya (1964), and Keiko Saito (1965).

Among MUSICIANS In Japan

Among musicians born in Japan, Nujabes ranks 14Before him are Shigeru Umebayashi (1951), Yuki Kajiura (1965), Yoshiki (1965), Susumu Hirasawa (1954), Gackt (1973), and Hyde (1969). After him are Naomi Munakata (1955), Masaharu Fukuyama (1969), Miyavi (1981), LiSA (1987), Yoko Shimomura (1967), and Toshio Masuda (1959).