This year, the EDC Japan festival was expected to be even bigger and more diverse in its musical offerings, with hip-hop, trap, techno and house music—complemented by talent from Japan’s local music scene. HARD and Factory 93, two of Insomniac’s most distinctive brands, will be hosting stages at EDC Japan for the first time.
HARD is best known its widely popular HARD Summer Music Festival in Southern California. In 2018 alone, the premiere electronic and hip-hop festival hosted Travis Scott, Marshmello, Zeds Dead, and Dillon Francis, along with over 100 other performers. Hosting its first multi-day festival in Downtown Los Angeles, Secret Project, Factory 93 is a fast-growing underground music brand that specializes in immersive live art and the interplay between technology and house and techno music. Secret Project received the 2018 FestX Award for Best New Festival.
Kicking things off on Saturday, May 11th, featuring Skrillex, Future, Armin Van Buuren and Marcel Dettmann, he is active in the club scene in Japan and has a mysterious world view and deep singing voice, DARUMA & JOMMY representing street culture Okinawa’s hip-hop queen Awich and the youngest rapper belonging to the up-and-coming artist group YENTOWN On the stage of kZm, family members and that ultra-popular rapper will appear as secret guests. A new generation of house-disco that advocates Mukai Taiichi, MINMI, and SIRUP as main vocals and continues to issue songs DJ / producer YOSA & TAAR who advocates YOSA & TAAR, Japan’s up-and-coming dance music label “TREKKI TRAX” The appearance of truck maker Masayoshi Iimori, etc. was also decided.
Line-up for May 12 (Sun), Tiësto, Major Lazer, Jay Park, Peggy Gou. Japanese HIPHOP contracted with Korea’s top producer Junior Chef, who has provided music to many HIP HOP artists such as Jay Park, KOHH, DOK2, etc., for additional artists who are concerned, with US hip-hop prestigious label “Def Jam Recordings” ‘Independent King’ thing AK-69 appeared. Under the theme AK-69 presents Stacked, we will lead a feat. Guest with intimacy to show a one-day special showcase for EDC JAPAN. Providing music to TV commercials and a number of overseas festivals, and based in Tokyo based track maker banvox, responsible for music of UNDERCOVER 2019-20 AW collection, having programs on independent radio in UK, etc. Tokyo-based producer and DJ, Mars 89, etc.