Shintaro is a world champion DJ widely acclaimed for incredible turntable skills combined with the ability to play across genres, captivating audiences numbering in the tens of thousands.
Shintaro’s musical roots go back to his early childhood. At the age of four, he began playing Japanese drums and piano, which provided the foundation for his unique sense of musical rhythm today. At 15, he discovered Hip-Hop and tried his hand at DJing. He came up through the ranks in several DJ battles, winning three grand prizes at Vestax’s No Tricks DJ Battle competition. In 2010 Shintaro became No Tricks Japan/Korea Champion at the Seoul World DJ Festival.