Genres: J-POP, Reggae, Hip-hop
Started year: 2006
Hilcrhyme is hip-hop solo projects by TOC. The band’s name is a pun on the Japanese pronunciation of hillclimb and the word rhyme.
Toc performed at a regular music event called Nettaiya, organised by DJ Katsu, after the event finished in 2005, the pair focused working together as a duo, mostly centering their activities around Niigata.
DJ KATSU was arrested for marijuana possession,and left on the group in 2018.