Toshio Nakanishi, Japanese musician, Died at 61


Toshio Nakanishi also known by the pseudonyms Tycoon To$h or Typhoom Tosh was born on January 13, 1956, and died on February 25, 2017.

He was a Japanese musician and graphic designer.

Toshio was best known as the founding member of new wave band Plastics in 1976.

Initially, he was a part of the technopop fever in Japan and later acted as a pioneer of the Japanese hip hop scene with his band Major Force.

Toshio Nakanishi was formerly married to Japanese stylist and bandmate Chica Sato of Plastics and Melon.

He had esophageal cancer.

Toshio Nakanishi passed away at 61 years old.