FANDOM


Nogae Shuhei (野替愁平), better known by the stage name SWAY, is a Japanese rapper, actor and producer managed by LDH JAPAN and signed to LDH MUSIC and Def Jam Recordings. He is a member of the groups DOBERMAN INFINITY, HONEST BOYZ®, of the acting team Gekidan EXILE and also a soloist.

Biography

Nogae got interested in the Hip-hop culture and dance when he was age 16, with influences of Jay Z and Will Smith. After that, he started to participate of the hip-hop crew WILD STYLE in his home place Hokkaido. In 2006, he went to Canada to study and returned in March 2008.

On June 2012, he released a studio album The S. In August of the same year he made his acting debut on the drama Attaku No.1. In September, he joined LDH, as part of Gekidan EXILE. Since then, he started to work in parallel between music and acting as SWAY and Nogae Shuhei respectively.

On June 24, 2014, he joined the group DOBERMAN INFINITY.[1]

On April 15, 2016, he joined the hip-hop unit HONEST BOYZ®.

On September 16, 2017, he announced his solo major debut single "MANZANA", released on November 1 under UNIVERSAL MUSIC JAPAN's sub-label Def Jam Recordings.

On December 12, 2018, he announced that his acting activities, which was previously credited under his real name, will from now be credited under his stage name SWAY.[2]

Discography

Studio Albums

  1. [2018.08.29] UNCHAINED

Singles

  • [2014.06.11] LIGHTS (SWAY × HIYADAM)
  1. [2017.11.01] MANZANA

Digital Singles

  1. [2018.07.18] Perfect Love
  2. [2019.02.14] Chocolate
  3. [2019.10.02] ON FIRE

Pre-released Digital Singles

  1. [2018.08.22] Never Say Goodbye

Collaboration/Others

Concerts/Tours

Concerts

Works

Cinema/TV

Movies
Dramas

Music

Lyrics
For the list of songs SWAY is credited as lyricist in DOBERMAN INFINITY and in his own songs, see Category:Songs written by SWAY.
  • Shimotaku
    • Rock The Party feat. SWAY, Staxx T(CREAM), APOLLO, Kotobuki-kun, KIRA
  • SWAY & ANARCHY
Music Video Appearances

Trivia

  • Have a friendship with EXILE and EXILE THE SECOND's member SHOKICHI since the teenage years. SHOKICHI was also the one who introduced SWAY to LDH.[3]
  • His stage name came from while looking the English-Japanese dictionary, he fell in love at first sight by looking at the word "Sway", and he attached it from the fact that his first name "Shuhei" resembles the sound. The meaning of his stage name Sway is as S (Shuhei) and WAY (my way).
  • A Sapporo Visual Arts graduate.

References

  1. 皆様へ報告
  2. 役者SWAYが斎藤工と共演で始動、野替愁平は封印
  3. http://music.emtg.jp/special/20140103400e945de

External Links

Template:SWAY Template:DOBERMAN INFINITY

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.