Japanese dance and vocal unit Atarashii Gakkou no Leaders a.k.a ATARASHII GAKKO! released their new song FREAKS featuring Jakartan rapper Warren Hue on Tuesday (March 2). The track is available on all major music streaming and download platforms.
Atarashii Gakkou no Leaders joined 88rising in January to make their international debut under their official new overseas name ATARASHII GAKKO! in January. This saw the release of their first international track NAINAINAI.
FREAKS was produced by American house producer Claude VonStroke. It fuses house, pop, jazz, hip-hop, and rock with the MIZYU, SUZUKA, KANON, and RIN’s punk energy which is an expression of Japanese youth and youth culture.
New Digital Single “FREAKS” – ATARASHII GAKKO! & Warren Hue
Released: March 2, 2021 (On all major music download and streaming services)
Atarashii Gakkou no Leaders a.k.a ATARASHII GAKKO!
Atarashii Gakkou no Leaders a.k.a ATARASHII GAKKO! are the self-appointed “representatives of Japan’s youth.” They are a four-member group focused on live performances—wholly unique performances they wield as their weapon, fusing their unrivalled dance and singing ability with comical skits within their songs. In 2018, they played at ROCK IN JAPAN and Summer Sonic. They were also hugely active in 2019. Despite the dark times wrought by 2020 they stayed positive which led them to signing a contract with 88rising in 2021. They boast over 660,000 followers on TikTok, and their army of fans around the world continues to grow.
Warren Hue is an 18-year-old rapper and singer from Jakarta, Indonesia. He is a spearhead of Asia’s next-generation hip-hop, writing tracks spanning from gentle love songs to hard rap. His inspiration is rooted in fellow hip-hop icons, video games, fashion, and Asian culture which he laces through a combination of his unique music style and art.
88rising is an American multi-media company founded by Sean Miyashiro in 2015. Described by Miyashiro as a “hybrid management, record label, video production, and marketing company,” 88rising became a big name in the US in just three years, focusing on signing Asian American and Asian artists such as Rich Brian, Joji, Higher Brothers, Niki, Jackson Wang, and more.
ATARASHII GAKKO! English Website: https://atarashiigakko.com/
Atarashii Gakkou no Leaders Official Homepage: http://leaders.asobisystem.com/