Biography S.H.O Date of birth: June 19, 1982 He had started alpine skiing as special education when he was 2 years old. On 1992, he participated in international game as he was only 10 yeas old. From those days, he loved Black Hip Hop and he couldn't fight at skiing without hip hop. On 1998, he's got in represent for Japan as he was 16 years old. On 2002, he's won the prize for Laureate Residents of Prefecture Award. Up to 22 years old afterwards, he took an active part in world alpine skiing player as represent for Japan. On 2004, he had a big accident when he was getting in the world cup trial and he hovered between life and death. After that, he was forced into admission to a hospital for 1 year. He committed himself to spend his 2nd life with Music. After he came back to Japan, he started music activities in Yokohama. He was admitted by The Game fortunately and he goes and returns between Yokohama and LA for many times. He got the Game's big confidence and played 8 stages together in the U.S and Japan. His unknown possibility is come from POWER which is he often says. S.H.O rap style is given expression to his feeling. It's just not fit the mold followed after original. He gets high valuation from the U.S hip hop scene, and he already is a world wide hip hop star though he is Japanese. He debuted as his 1st album "RIZE & PEASE" on January 20th, 2008. He was on cover of hip hop magazine and his album was played at NY or LA radio stations. This album is rated highly. Unstoppable man, S.H.O is going to release his 2nd album "BRAND" on September 19, 2008 for engrave his name at the world. On this new album, he is going to be evolved as the highest BRAND.