• SHARE

Formed in 1997, Sapporo-based trio Tha Blue Herb are one of Japan’s premier hip-hop acts, with a hard sound and political edge that provide a refreshing alternative to the commercial sheen of many of their peers. Speaking the night after their storming two-man set at Rising Sun on Saturday, frontman Boss The MC gave The Japan Times a local’s view of Hokkaido’s biggest music festival.

How was Rising Sun for you?

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)