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Hip-Hop & Culture Podcast based out of Tokyo, Japan; three diverse hosts with as diverse opinions. Episodes drop twice a month with special guests and a report of upcoming shows in Tokyo! You won't want to miss it!!

Hip-Hop & Culture Podcast based out of Tokyo, Japan; three diverse hosts with as diverse opinions. Episodes drop twice a month with special guests and a report of upcoming shows in Tokyo! You won't want to miss it!!
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Hip-Hop & Culture Podcast based out of Tokyo, Japan; three diverse hosts with as diverse opinions. Episodes drop twice a month with special guests and a report of upcoming shows in Tokyo! You won't want to miss it!!




MLS #027: "The West's Best Secret" featuring Dj Cee Brown

EHHHHHHHH YOOOOO! Tokyo's dopest hiphop culture podcast is back again with another incredible guest!!!! This week we sat down with one of Los Angeles' greatest son's, the one and only, DJ Cee Brown!!!! Cee is a mega talented turntablist who has toured all over the globe with some of hiphops most talented acts. From shows with the Invincible Skratch Piklez to the Pharcyde's Rock the Bells reunion tour, Cee has been holding for the west coast for over 20 years. Cee dropped a lot of jewels and...


MLS会話: I AM PARTY W/ DJ I AM JESSE of Tokyo Was Here

Yo PEACE!!!! More from the incredible guest list!!! Some of you might remember the live stream we rocked with I AM JESSE back in November for his "Techno Was Here" event. That party was crazy and weve been planning to get I AM JESSE on the podcast every since! We finally did and instead of a regular episode, Jesse had the brilliant idea to throw a little house party and do a live stream of the recording. BET! The party was incredible. Hellaaaaa people came out. Jayda B of Bae Tokyo, Dj...


MLS #26.5 Extra Special Special Extra w/ Elizabeth Hickey, Aziz Vora, Alex Camp, and Max Kevin

Yo we're back, as we said we would be, with a half episode featuring the illustrious guests from episode 26!! Alex "C-Dogg" Camp, Aziz Vora, Max Kevin, and Elizabeth Hickey are here again to round out a full episode of the MEGA LATE SHOW. We didn't record twice but we had double the content. Last week we had such a long convo that it couldn't be contained by a single episode. This week we have over an hour of extra content including the weather reports and a story about Hannibal Buress...


MLS #026 "The Fedora Incident" w/ Elizabeth Hickey, Aziz Vora, Alex Camp, & Max Kevin

The MLS studio was packed last weekend! We were joined by 4 of the funniest stand-up comedians performing in Tokyo; Elizabeth Hickey, Aziz Vora, Alex "C-dogg" Camp, and Kevin "Max Kevin" Marx. There was too much conversation to contain in a single episode, so were not only are bringing you a special two-hour recording of the Mega Late Show, but we're also going to release another hour next Wednesday. For the price of.... ON THE HOUSE. The half episode contains the Weather Report portion of...


MLS #025 In Celebration of Us w/ Skyzoo

The incredible guest list persists! This week we've got one of the most talented cats making music today, the incredible, indelible, SKYZOO. He was out here all the way from Brooklyn, continuing to tell people his thoughts on gentrification, validation, being black, raising a child, cultural appropriation and more in the dopest possible way. We were celebrating his newest and perhaps his best work yet, In Celebration of Us, which just came out. Do your Googles. If you haven't heard it, get...


MLS #024: Ni66AS READING BOOKS w/ Yuefoh

***THIS ROOM HAS GREAT ENERGY*** Episode #24 of the MEGA LATE SHOW features the super talented multi-hyphenate producer-actor-photographer-film maker-and all around dope artist ------- YUEFOH! Yuefoh has been super busy over the last year and ramping up to release more music and art. We play a gang of his tracks , talk about his journey as an artist and ------ he even gives us a listen to a super exclusive yet to be released track from him and the Part Time Cooks. FIRE EMOJI! Plus we ask...


MLS MEGACHURCH 2: "13 and Goon" Love Songs & Hip-hop

Yo something new! MEGACHURCH#2! The MEGACHURCH episodes are a combination of a music mix and topical conversation, put together by Mega. In celebration of Valentines Day, this episode is about love songs in hip-hop. First, theres about 40 minutes of love song-esque tracks from all eras of hip-hop. Then Mega and Late also discuss a few things about love and hip-hop. First they tried to figure out what meets the criteria for a "love song" in hip-hop music. They talk about a few of their...


MLS 023: Goon Maneuvers with Scott Popular!

"Daily Yamazaki is the fuccboi of konbinis!" AND THATS NOT POPULAR! More dope culture stuff moving forward into 2018 from the mostest wokest MEGA LATE SHOW folks. Last week we caught up with giant human and ATL alum, Scott Popular! We caught up to Scott in between his busy schedule of organizing gaming tournaments with Final Round LLc and recording his podcast, Ninjas in Tokyo. Scott drops knowledge about music in the gaming industry, shocks us with his choice for all-time favorite MC and...


MLS ***Special 2017 Music Recap***

MESSSSSSAGE! This week Mega, Late & Steze recorded an impromptu conversation about their favorite music of 2017. They lay out some of our favorite albums, tracks, and opinions about music that came out in 2017. Since it was a random recording we didn't have notes and we definitely missed/ forgot a few things. (For example, Mega wants to get Post Malone TF outta here in 2018! ) We discuss Lil Wayne's Dedication Mixtape and him becoming Big Wayne, not listening to music we already know we...


MLS 022: The Quintessential! w/ Devin Morrison

MEGA LATE SHOW Episode 22 with Devin Morrison is live!.................................................................................................................................................. Last week Mega and Late linked up with the super talented, multi-instrumental musician/producer/beat maker, DEVIN MORRISON. Despite only being in Tokyo for around 9 months, he's already gaining well deserved notoriety and acclaim in the Tokyo beat scene. Devin has been consistently performing...


MLS 2018 Temperature Check (mixed by Late)

ョ、we do mixes now. Here're the tracks we were talking about on the last episode: our 2018 Temperature Check! Enjoy our faves from last year .and get an idea of what we're looking forward to in the '18. It's varied and dope!! Expect more this year, Tanaka's!!! 0:00:09 - J.I.D. - Lauder 0:03:17 - Tha Ynoe - '96 Bulls 0:04:43 - Jidenna - Safari 0:08:35 - Kendrick Lamar - Element 0:11:21 - Nick Grant - Still Waiting 0:12:43 - Freddie Gibbs - Crushed Glass 0:15:09- Torae - Clap Sh*t Up 0:16:40...


MLS 021 - 1 Year Anniversary 2-hour extravaganza-thon

Happy New Year, Tanakas! We're back to start off 2018 with the final recording in 2017! We we're joined by our guy KeemJongIll and his brother from another mother, Martin. Aprhodite made her 2nd appearance in the show and we finally got Akira from Sunday Replay into the studio. We used this episode to celebrate the first year of the Mega Late Show and talk about our 10 favorite albums of 2017. We also got drunk and talked about anything that came up; including Grimmjow, smashing Rachel...



Yo, Happy New Year, Tanaka's!! Just a quick special announcement before back to our regular programming. First, in 2018 Mega Late Show will be releasing content on Friday every week. Second, we're looking to be more active on social media, but we need ya'lls help. Please like, share, & comment wherever you see us; we're looking forward to chopping it up with ya'll more and further building this community. Third, the Weather Forecast calendar is still thick. Please check it out and let us...


MLS020: KARR-uh-mel, KARR-uh-muhl, and/or KAR-muhl in collaboration w/ Cal Combs & ft. Afrodyty

The MOSTest Wokest podcast in Asia is back!! The #1 Hip-Hop podcast in Japan, in English OR Japanese, is back with our #1 sponsor, Cal Combs! Mr. @calcombsmusic Jr. Ⅲ is back again to present his latest album, Carmel! He breaks down the process of creating the album, what he's been up to since his last appearance on episode #011, and special guest Afrodyty drops by!! It's the same MLS hijinks plus some technical, running-a-livestream-at-the-same-time shenanigans thrown in! Guys, we're a...


MLS会話: Some L.A. Tanaka's ft. DJ Sean G

Last kaiwa episode of the year! This was also recorded awhile back, and on Late's potato so bear with the audio quality, but we're happy to finally be able to release this conversation with Sean G! @magicseanson is a DJ out of Los Angeles who is affiliated with the group Pac Div. He talks about his proclivities as a DJ, how he sees the international scene, being a DJ for the L.A. Clippers, and more! Thanks to all the Tanaka's for listening, we've got one more in store for ya'll before the...


MLS #019: HOW DO I PLUG IN THIS AUX?? ft. Cirrrcle!

MLS #019 "HOW DO I PLUG IN THIS AUX?" Yo the incredible guest list grows! Episode 19 with Jyodan, Ami Ide and Ago, as known as “Cirrrcle!” Mega, Late, Steze and Miss Inglewood met with Cirrrcle to record this episode in November. We talk about Cirrrcles work together, some of their individual projects and some of their new music. We also talk about the QUAVOS, Swap Meets, and how much 2pac can bench press. Late forgot the SP-404, so he and Steze do all the drops acapella style. Jyodan and...


MLS会話: Tanaka's In Paris ft. Sims

Got another kaiwa episode for ya'll. This time we have world-reknowned DJ from Paris, Sims of @now-futur! This conversation was recorded awhile back, but the information is pertinent and relevant. Sims gives a breakdown about his past, the scene in France, his favorite kinds of shows and crowds, and what he thinks about Tokyo. ALSO, sorry for the audio quality; it was recorded on a Samsung Galaxy S-Piece-Of-Shit, so please bear with the grit to get the gems. Peace to the goons & the worst,...


MLS018: Only Sober Hook-Ups ft. (the) ocean and i

On this week's episode we sat down with the Tokyo-based melancholy pop band, (the) ocean and i. (the) ocean and i consists of Ernesto on drums, Maryssa on bass, and front man, Nayozenza Robin Oliver. Tanaka's will recognize our guy Nayokenza from episode 7. On this episode we discuss a lot of topics, from rap tv shows to sober hook ups. We also find out how (the) ocean and i went from Nayokenza's one-man electronic project and turned into a 3-piece band. Don't forget to go to


MLS017: Straight Chefin' ft. Foniks

Yo, back with some sustenance for all ya'll hungry Tanaka's. For this episode we had beatmaker/illustrator/gastrononator extraordinaire, Foniks! We get into a whole bunch of topics; this ep was recorded a lil while ago, but unfortunately sexual harrassment is still a relevant topic, but we also get into lighter topics like poppers and Quetzocatly. In all seriousness, Foniks is the homey, and we're happy to finally get him on. He tells us about his travels in south-east Asia, his beginnings...


MLS会話: Strictly For My T.A.N.A.K.A.S. ft. DJ SARASA

This kaiwa episode was recorded a couple months back at SPEAKEASY, the #1 Vibe-Out Party in Tokyo. We were BLESSED to chop it up with DJ SARASA for a short while. She gave us a little bit of her history and the history of SPEAKEASY. We're looking forward to having her back on the show in the future to get more in-depth. Enjoy T.A.N.A.K.A.'s!!! Don't forget to go to and cop some gear from our favorite...


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