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Neon Nash’s ‘Chainsaw Bae’ Revs Up The Anime Rap Scene

Neon Nash proves that anime rap has a place among the rap genre. As of today, July 28, 2023, ‘Chainsaw Bae’ is the latest single to join her library of anime-inspired songs.  

Based in Los Angeles, California, Neon Nash turned a deep-rooted passion for anime and musical talent into a unique subgenre of pop culture that pushes the needle further for the industry as a whole. Fans of both rap and anime can enjoy the visual and lyrical references as well as the dark pop and hip-hop elements. 

Gaining attention through cosplay and now a music career, Nash’s ‘Chainsaw Bae’ shows off the power of Tatsuki Fujimoto’s Chainsaw Man and just how the hit manga and anime left an impression on fans across the globe. Listen to the lyrics closely and you’ll hear references to Denji, Power, Makima, and a quick appearance from Kon.

If you’re looking to add a fresh sound to your playlist, check out Neon Nash’s other anime-influenced songs. Your favorite anime may not be airing new episodes, but you can keep the hype going with songs like ‘Sexy Jutsu’, ‘Pink Castle’, Demon in a Bottle’, and ‘Sailor Moon’. Of course, don’t forget to add your new summer anthem: ‘Anime Girl Summer’. 

Here is what Neon Nash Management has to say about the new single:

‘Chainsaw Bae’ is the latest anime inspired track by music artist Neon Nash. Based off of the popular anime Chainsaw Man by Tatsuki Fujimoto, this track is filled with references to the iconic anime and its most memorable characters. Neon first entices listeners with an energizing and upbeat chorus followed by sultry smooth verses packed with skillful vocals. Chainsaw Bae is a blend of dark pop and rap akin to Ashnikko and Doja Cat. Lovers of anime and music alike will find something they like in this new track. 

Listen to ‘Chainsaw Bae’ on YouTube, Apple Music, and Spotify.

Brianna Fox-Priest

Brianna Fox-Priest is a freelance journalist based in Tokyo. Covering video games and Japanese pop culture, her work can be seen in Otaku USA, Anime USA, Jotaku Network, and Sprudge.