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Ultraman 50th Anniversary

It’s quite obvious that we love nostalgia here at Hot Peas & Butta and nostalgia comes in all forms. One of the things that has inspired us heavily growing up was Japanese television, from anime to Tokusatsu and one of … Continue reading

Skeme Richards Japan Tour 2016

Skeme Richards’ Japan Tour is in full swing and we’re still a few weeks from being done. Things kicked off with playing Extra Extra with a top lineup of DJ’s and this past weekend he could be found playing a … Continue reading

Skeme Richards Japan 2016

In just under two short weeks, Skeme Richards will kick off his 2016 Magma Taishi Returns 2016 Japan Tour and playing in a few select cities and parties across the country. In addition to parties, he will also be releasing … Continue reading

Skeme Richards Featured with Yo! Bros In Japan’s Ollie Magazine

Skeme Richards’ Shifting Gears mixtape was recently featured in Japan’s Ollie Magazine as an essential carry of Japanese brand Yo! Bros in their Yo! Check The Backpack spotlight. The Yo! Bros are a Hip Hop nostalgia brand the focuses on … Continue reading


The sound of funk is universal and can be found in all parts of the globe. And when it comes to doing it right, bands in Japan have it down to science and can deliver a funky good thang at … Continue reading

Wicked City Original Anime Soundtrack

One of our favorite Japanese anime movies that we first caught wind of in the early 90’s from Manga Video was Wicked City on VHS. Everything about it captured our attention, from the stylized art and grittiness to the story … Continue reading

Masahiko Sato “Belladonna of Sadness” OST

Good morning world! Today I wanted to review something very special to me, the Belladonna of Sadness Soundtrack. Wow! For starters, this OST is very unique in many ways. From the rarity, to the way it was recorded, to the … Continue reading

Stone Alliance “Sweetie Pie” b/w Steve Grossman “Enya”

Japan’s Kickin label has licensed and re-released some incredible and lesser mentioned but still necessary pieces that are must owns in your collection when it fits your sound if you don’t already own them. Their latest release and first time … Continue reading

Live From Greenville Studios

Last week Skeme Richards and special guest Soki Kimura of Osaka Monaurail made an appearance on the Live From Greenville studios radio show hosted by Flea Market Funk’s DJ Prestige. The day was spent tracking down the best burger in … Continue reading

Hot Peas & Butta x WahWah Recap

We’re finally getting around to having some down time after Skeme Richards made his return from Japan and after all of the holiday festivities to start going through the tons of photos of his Japan travels, food, sites and of … Continue reading