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March 13, 2023

¥ellow Bucks, the breakthrough of the Takayama native

March 13, 2023 | Paris, France | by Krys The beginnings of ¥ellow Bucks ¥ellow Bucks (Kazu Sakaguchi) began writing rap at 15. When he arrived at high school, he…
Japanese Rap Albums 2000sEditorialsFEATURES
August 22, 2022

History of Japanese Rap ~ Part 2: 10 albums that marked the 2000s

August 22, 2022 | Tokyo, Japan | by ATTANGO In 2000, I was in high school; it's been five years now that I've been listening to the same compilation that…
50 Japanese Hip Hop tracksFEATURESLists
July 5, 2022

Our 50 must-have Japanese hip-hop tracks

YouTube is arguably the leading video publishing platform since its launch around 2005. In the context of the global health crisis, its impact on the careers of music artists is…
40 japanese rappers in 2022FEATURESLists
May 10, 2022

Top 40 Japanese rappers in 2022

As we said in our article on July 14, 2022, Japanese rap has been in flux since it emerged in the late 1980s and blossomed in the early 2000s. Some…
November 27, 2020

Top 10 Most Rap Anime Openings/Endings

The Anime opening does not necessarily rhyme with Japanese rap. It even rhymes with the opposite! Anime openings (and endings) are often J-rock and J-pop colored. Only some studios have…
Japanese female rappers 2020FEATURESLists
November 19, 2020

Japanese female rappers: Top 5 rappers to know in 2020

Japanese female rappers are an integral part of the Japanese hip-hop landscape. Like every year, it's important to highlight these Japanese artists shaking up the rap game. The list of…