Muro (DJ)

Birth nameTakayoshi Murota
Also known asKing of Diggin, DJ XXXL
Born (1970-03-25) March 25, 1970 (age 52)
Kawaguchi, Saitama Prefecture
GenresHip hop, funk
Occupation(s)Rapper, DJ, record producer, designer
Years active1987–present
LabelsKing of Diggin'

Takayoshi Murota (室田 隆義, Murota Takayoshi, born March 25, 1970, in Kawaguchi, Saitama Prefecture), better known by his stage name MURO, is a Japanese hip hop recording artist, DJ, record producer and designer. In 1987 DJ Krush, Microphone Pager, TWIGY and others formed the "KRUSH POSSE", a crew of rappers and DJs. During this time he excelled at DJing hip-hop and began producing hip-hop beats. His solo debut appeared 1993. In the late 1990s he worked extensively with Nitro Microphone Underground, one of Japan's most successful hip-hop crews. In addition to producing he also was active as a designer.[1][2][3]




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  1. ^ Gesthuizen, Thomas. "DJ Muro does west Africa". Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Muro". Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  3. ^ "DJ Muro". {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |url= (help)
  4. ^ "DJ MURO @福岡O/D 08/09/13 King Of Diggin'". Archived from the original on 2021-12-15. Retrieved 13 October 2013.

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