Verbal

Verbal is a Japanese hip-hop artist, producer and designer. Born in Tokyo, Verbal moved to the US and attended Boston College where he graduated with a degree in Business and Philosophy. Verbal and his soon-to-be fellow group member Taku started to record songs together during school holidays. This eventually led the duo dubbed “m-flo,” to sign with Avex entertainment in Japan. In 2005 Verbal was featured as one of the MC’s of Teriyaki Boyz, alongside Japanese artists WISE, NIGO, Ilmari and Ryo-Z, which allowed him to get in touch with some of the bigger names in the industry outside of Japan. His influence throughout Japan started to extended from the hiphop realm and into the fashion world, when him and his now-wife Yoon started up a joint jewellery venture AMBUSH in 2008. The brand is known for its eclectic styles and eye-catching motifs, with the likes of Kanye West, Pharrell, Kid Cudi and Big Sean all fans of the pieces. In 2011 Verbal launched his solo career with a project titled “VISIONAIR” featuring big names such as Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Jermaine Dupri and Swizz Beatz.

Will You Step Through The Tear in Time?
Watches

Will You Step Through The Tear in Time?

Presented by Audemars Piguet
Starring LeBron James, Cindy Bruna, Verbal, Kano and OHHYUK.

All About Family With AMBUSH's Yoon and Verbal
Fashion 

All About Family With AMBUSH's Yoon and Verbal

In episode 3 of HYPEBEAST CN’s ‘Breaking Bread.’

AMBUSH Delivers Arctic Vibes With Ombré Iceberg Print Shirt
Fashion

AMBUSH Delivers Arctic Vibes With Ombré Iceberg Print Shirt

Featuring a bold scenic photograph.

AMBUSH Drops $3000 USD Crumpled Can Shoulder Bag
Fashion

AMBUSH Drops $3000 USD Crumpled Can Shoulder Bag

Made from 100% sterling silver.

RIMOWA Opens First Flagship Store in Japan
Fashion

RIMOWA Opens First Flagship Store in Japan

Featuring new AMBUSH designs exclusive to the boutique.

Amazon Fashion & AMBUSH® Announce a Packaging-Themed Pop-Up
Fashion

Amazon Fashion & AMBUSH® Announce a Packaging-Themed Pop-Up

Amazon continues its push into fashion.

Famous Dex, Keith Ape & Verbal Head to Downtown Tokyo for "Japan 88" Video
Music

Famous Dex, Keith Ape & Verbal Head to Downtown Tokyo for "Japan 88" Video

Another new single from 88rising.

AMBUSH® Drops $88 USD Paper Bag Tote
Fashion

AMBUSH® Drops $88 USD Paper Bag Tote

Low key hype.

AMBUSH Hits the Beach for Spring/Summer 2019
Fashion

AMBUSH Hits the Beach for Spring/Summer 2019

The Japanese brand debuts a sun-burnt range inspired by Hawaii’s Big Island.

Backstage at AMBUSH®'s first Runway Show at Tokyo Fashion Week
Fashion 

Backstage at AMBUSH®'s first Runway Show at Tokyo Fashion Week

A star-studded and collaborative bash.

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