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A song that has no gap for culture, age, or gender. Kaikun's next release brings a new sense of what the Japanese Hip-hop/Rap scene could be. "Not as Planned" captivates a theme that many of today's people can relate to. In a world where we may not always know what comes next we must remember to live in the moment and enjoy the present. As a bilingual artist Kaikun is able to bridge the gap between Japanese Hip/hop and American.

This song showcases the intricate top line melodies he sings, along with smooth melodic rap incorporated over this track. The energy Kaikun's vocals bring to the song is bound to make it something people love to come back to.

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  • Kaikun

    Born in Boston Massachusetts in 2003, Kaikun spent his developing years in America before moving to Japan as a young teen. Spending primary developing years as a teenager in Japan he has grown a liking to music being influenced by both American and Japanese pop. As a bilingual artist, he incorporates both English and Japanese in his music, a vital component of his songwriting skills that separates him from the rest of the music scene in Japan. For three years he has been releasing various albums with over one hundred songs on SoundCloud alongside his close friend Nonchan. In 2021, his talent was discovered by a studio recording group based in Tokyo. Since then he has been able to consistently make professional-quality songs at a rapid pace due to his ability to freestyle melodies over beats. The focal point of his style is the unorthodox top lines he creates for his songs. Currently, he has over 50 of his best songs to date waiting to be released. He also has been writing songs for Major Labels in Japan. Being able to both rap and sing, his career is promising as his diversity shines through the Japanese musical artist scene in 2022.

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