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Rhymester | 20 Centuries [Beatnuts Remix] | 1995

Hip hop trio Rhymester was formed by Mummy-D, Utamaru, and DJ Jin in 1989, becoming one of the oldest hip hop acts in the japanese music scene. The group was originally backlashed by critics with their debut album “Ore ni Iwaserya’ from 1993, but they later became more popular as they gain fans not only from the hip hop scene but also from different music spheres like pop and rock. Heavily influenced by the american urban culture, the group made a curious adaptation of the american rap slang  within japanese standards, which almost became like a new urban dialect.