Yogetsu Akasaka is a Zen Buddhist Monk born in Tokyo, Japan. He started his musical career in 2005, busking on the streets of London, Sydney and NYC as a beatboxer. In 2015, he became a Zen Buddhist Monk to follow in his father’s footsteps and deepen his spiritual growth. After practicing for 2.5 years at the Soto Zen Buddhism Monastery in Japan, Yogetsu decided to pick up the mic and start making music again.
Back in Tokyo, the Beatboxing Monk was born, combining Buddhist chanting with live looping, beatboxing, handpan and his multi-layered voice. Creating a unique vision combining electronic music, chanting and organic electronica that will inspire and take the listener on a journey into their deeper self.