Black Sasuke, an Up and Coming Artist, Implements Both Western and Japanese Influence in His Career

Japanese anime has such a significant impact on popular media, such as influencing films like Pacific Rim. In the music industry, the influence is typically evident in music videos, but so far, that is where the evidence ends. Black Sasuke, an up and coming rapper, wants to change that.

Black Sasuke, whose real name is Aaron Scott, is one of the thousands of people who appreciate Japanese culture. He is an avid fan of anime, especially Naruto.

His love for the series played a heavy influence on him. Black Sasuke took his name from one of the show’s characters, Sasuke Uchiha, who showed how he worked in silence to become one of the show’s strongest characters.

Black Sasuke admired his “hustle in silence” attitude and took up the name to pursue a career in the music industry. Not only did he adopt the name, but he also based his image on the character, specifically in the follow-up series to the original, Naruto Shippuden.

He wears red face paint that starts from the bottom of his eyes, trickling down to his cheeks. He also wears a black jacket with red outlines on the inside with a red cloud lined with white outlines on the center, a tribute to Sasuke’s costume in the series.

Black Sasuke started his career  just over a year ago. He had struggled with finding what he wanted to do in his career. He would later realize that he wanted to make it into the music industry. Although he was broke, Black Sasuke was driven by his dream and found ways to get himself back on his feet.

Once he started earning money, Black Sasuke took the opportunity to jump right into music. He started making music. His musical inspiration is former artist XXXTentacion, whose influence helped Black Sasuke come up with tongue-twisting verses in his song “Shotti, Pt. 2.”

Black Sasuke also takes influence from another millennial artist, Lil Nas X. This is evident in his song “I’m So Lit,” a chill song that features him using a ukulele in its chords. The song also takes some influence from traditional Japanese instrumental scores in popular media. He also has a song wherein he disses artist 6ix9ine titled “6ix9ine Slice.”

Despite the aggressive nature of his song, Black Sasuke typically creates songs that are creative, original, and entertaining. He wants to teach people to do the right thing in the world to help make it a better place for everyone. 

Black Sasuke also wants to break the stigma that anime is only for children. He wants to encourage other rappers who enjoy anime as much as he does to embrace them and implement them into their identity in the industry. He is hopeful that he can create more amazing music and preach positivity to others in the future, and in time, design clothes.

To find out more about Black Sasuke, you may follow him on Instagram, where he constantly updates his works. Black Sasuke’s videos are also available for viewing on YouTube.

Eric Thomas
Eric Thomas is an Entertainment Journalist. He has spent almost a decade of his life supporting music enthusiasts shine in the competitive industry they are in. He has worked closely with artists in the past and posted all these stories for the public to see.

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