Rip Slyme (often stylized as RIP SLYME) is a Japanese hip hop group. It is composed of 4 MCs; Ryo-Z, Ilmari, Pes & Su, and 1
DJ, Fumiya. Their sound derives its influences from old school hip hop and other Hip Hop such as The Pharcyde, De La Soul,
Public Enemy, Jurassic 5, the Beastie Boys, DJ Premier and Leaders of the New School. Today, Rip Slyme are often considered to
be one of the most respected and well known Japanese hip hop groups in the mainstream scene, with their albums regularly
breaking the Oricon top 10.