Influences: Usher, Ne-yo, Bruno Mars, Trey Songz, Eminem, Dr Dre, 50cent, Linkin Park....etc
Takao was born in Fukuoka, Japan.
He grew up in Kumamoto.
His music career began at the age of 15 when he joined local bands as a vocalist and lead singer.
He performed many gigs with large crowds and has consistently taken part in many music festivals throughout various cities in Japan.
Takao achieved additional media publicity in Japan during this time professionally.
When he turned 18, he relocated to Tokyo, where he decided to pursue his solo career.
In 2009, he moved to Los Angeles, California to further pursue his career and continue to build on his existing momentum.
In 2010, Takao met Los Angeles based record producer Clarence Jey, who has worked with and produced various artists, including music for Emmy winning Television.
Clarence and Takao are currently working on material for his debut EP.
He received the track of "The Last Night" from a producer "Jovette Rivera" who produced many of famous Japanese artists in Japan.