PROFILE



RUEED


1988年生まれ横須賀市出身。
15歳にレゲエディージェイ(Deejay)としてのキャリアをスタートさせ、2007年当時18歳で「Road to 横浜レゲエ祭」にて史上最年少優勝。これをきっかけに活動の範囲は全国に拡大し、翌年P-VINEより1st AL「NEW FOUNDATION」をリリース。そこから現在までに数多くのLIVEやコンピレーションアルバムへの参加を重ねながら、コンセプトアルバム2枚と5枚のソロアルバムをリリースしている。
またソロと平行して、突如世に放たれたRUEED(Vo.)Ai Ishigaki(Gt.)Ju-Ken(Ba.)によるバンド『DRLS(Derailers)』ではRUEEDのまた新たな世界観と更なる可能性を感じることが出来る。EP「Track”0”」をリリース後、1stAlbum「A.R.T.」でメジャーデビュー。
2017年公開映画「スカブロ」では本人初となる主演を務め、また同作品のエンディングテーマも担当する。
さらに同年は最新アルバム「ABANDON」や、親交の深いギタリスト渥美幸裕との1発録りスタジオ音源EP「ACOUSTIC SESSION」、韓国のアーティストSkull,Koontaらへの客演を果たした楽曲「REGGAE ARMY」をリリースした。
2018年、15周年を迎えるRUEEDの活動はまさに多岐に渡り、縛られない。そして常に独自の存在感を示し、今尚、進化し続ける”アーティスト”である。真夜中のクラブからビッグフェスまで場所は問わない。リスナー達にブレないメッセージを発信し、魅了し続けて止まないのである。

RUEED is born and raised in Yokosuka, Japan. He started his career as a Reggae Deejay when he was 15 years old. When he was only 18 years old, he won the reggae tournament and was the youngest ever to win the championship. This was the turning point in his career and he started touring all over Japan.
RUEED then released his first album “New Foundation” through the record label P-Vine. Since then he has released 2 concept albums, 5 solo albums and has been featured in numerous compilation albums.
Alongside his solo career, RUEED became the heart of the band Derailers: RUEED (vocalist), AI Ishigaki (guitar), Ju-ken (bass). This band opened his potential further as an artist. They released their first EP “Track 0”, followed by their first major album “A.R.T.”
In 2017 RUEED was chosen as the leading act for the movie SUKABURO (スカブロ) the movie was shot in his hometown Yokosuka, where he grew up. RUEED’s catchy love song “Nice to meet ya” became the ending theme of the movie.
In the same year, he released his latest full album “Abandon” and also released “Acoustic Session” EP with his close friend, and guitarist : Yukihiro Atsumi.
2018 will be RUEED’s 15th Year Anniversary as an Artist. He cannot be tied down because he has the potential and talent to constantly evolve as an artist. From midnight clubs to massive Epic festivals, RUEED has the power to captivate his audience by his inspiring songs and strong messages.