One of Japan's emerging artists, YOSA, was born in 1988. After spending 2 years in France and 1year in England, YOSA started a career as a DJ and Producer. His groovy and funky style is deeply influenced by black music like Jazz and Hip Hop.
As the age of 19, YOSA released his debut track “Desmond” on Suara rec. That funky tech house tune was immediately picked up by British top house DJ Steve Lawler who played it in his essential mix on BBC Radio1, and also was dropped in clubs all over the world. Thanks to the Steve’s support, “Desmond” was made into a smash hit, and YOSA started to recieve considerable attention in this scene.
Not only Steve Lawler, but also Guy Gerber discovered YOSA’s talent, and compiled YOSA’s track “Mahogany” on his Supplement Facts label co..