|Also known as Fan-mon|
Genres Hip-pop rap rock
Labels Dreamusic Incorporated
Active until 2013
Members Funky Kato, Mon-kichi
|Origin Hachiōji, Tokyo, Japan|
Years active 2004-2013
Record label Dreamusic
|Albums FUNKY MONKEY BABYS L, FUNKY MONKEY BABYS B, Funky Monkey Babys 4, FUNKY MONKEY BABYS 1, Funky Monkey Babys 3|
Funky monkey babys cover
Funky Monkey Babys (ファンキー・モンキー・ベイビーズ) is a Japanese band formed in 2004 under the record company Dreamusic Incorporated.
Their music is mostly hip hop, but is also inspired by pop and rock music. All members in the group are from Hachiōji, Tokyo. They are known for featuring celebrities in their promotion videos and singles jackets. The band is also known as Fan-mon (ファンモン) in short.
Funky monkey babys happy birthday cover
Their fourth single, "Lovin' Life", is a charted hit that recorded long sales and received multiple high rankings on the Japanese sales charts in the first half of 2007. In July 2007, they released another single, "Chippoke na Yūki". They attracted fans with their high energy live performances all over Japan and continued to gain popularity on various popular media.
On 10 February 2010, the band released their first greatest-hits album Funky Monkey Babys Best. The album debuted at number one on the Japanese Oricon weekly charts with the first week sales of around 255,000 copies.
They announced their intent to disband after their final tour in 2013 on November 29, 2012. Their last live concerts were held at the Tokyo Dome on 1 and 2 June 2013.
Their song ちっぽけな勇気 was also featured on Japanese television series Asuko March
Ato HitotsuFunky Monkey Babys 4 · 2011
KokuhakuFunky Monkey Babys 3 · 2009
CHIPPOKE NA YUUKI2007