Japanese city pop


Have you every heard Japanese music genre “city pop” before?

City pop is a genre of popular music that originated in Japan in the late 1970s and reached its peak in the 1980s. It is characterized by its fusion of various musical styles, including funk, soul, jazz, and pop, and its upbeat, urban sound.

City pop lyrics often depict the experiences of young people living in cities and their struggles with love, relationships, and the fast-paced, modern lifestyle. The genre enjoyed a resurgence in popularity in recent years, particularly outside of Japan, and has been sampled by numerous artists in the hip-hop and electronic music scenes.

Here are some recommended city pop YouTube videos, so please listen to them when you study, work, or drive.😊