Article updated: September 1, 2022
Earlier this summer Yuri Lowenthal, voice actor, producer, and screenwriter, announced via Twitter that he and Clay Dietz would be dropping a full-length Naruto-themed hip hop record titled Fire Style.
Now, Fire Style! has been released and is available for streaming and for purchase on Deezer, Amazon Music, Tidal, and iTunes. The Naruto-themed album benefits the NAACP Legal Defense Fund as well as Asian Americans Advancing Justice.
Before the album's release Lowenthal teased that this record would include "MANY guest stars from the English cast," which he is also notably a part of. Now, we know that cast members Tara Platt, Ben Diskin, Henry Dittman Neil Kaplan, Tom Gibis, Brian Donovan, and Cissy Jones were all involved in the project.
So we know you didn’t ask for it, but we couldn’t stop ourselves, so on Aug 19 @BigLugg and I will be dropping FIRE STYLE, a full length NARUTO-themed hip hop record. With MANY guest stars from the English cast! So stay tuned and spread the word! #naruto #sasuke #music #firestyle pic.twitter.com/LbuLqV2uye— Yuri Lowenthal (@YuriLowenthal) June 28, 2022
Yuri Lowenthal is best known for his role voicing Sasuke Uchiha on the English cast of Naruto, as well as teenage Ben Tennyson in Ben 10, the Prince in Ubisoft's Prince of Persia and Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the Insomniac Games' Marvel's Spider-Man. Lowenthal, alongside his wife Tara Platt, runs Monkey King Productions, which has produced feature films (Con Artists, Tumbling After) and web series (Shelf Life) aimed towards nerd-culture fan-based audiences.
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