Hidatakayama, Japan’s S.H.O. was a former member of the country’s national Alpine ski team that has pursued a career in Hip Hop. After a skiing injury, the emcee deeply influenced by 2Pac and Game, has already released his first album in 2008’s Rize & Peace.

HipHopDX.com was informed this week that S.H.O. has received support from Mobb Deep’s producer/emcee Havoc on his latest work. The Queens, New York veteran will appear on S.H.O.’s October 20 single, “Hustle Hard.” The global collaboration will be made available via digital retailers, and is said to be appearing on S.H.O.’s upcoming release.