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Teriyaki Boyz in Bangkok, Thailand
|Genres||Pop, hip hop|
|Labels||Def Jam, BAPE (2005-present), Star Trak Entertainment (2007-2010)|
|Associated acts||Daft Punk, Rip Slyme, M-Flo, Pharrell, Kanye West, Manami, Yuta and the Bushido Boys|
The group consists of Ilmari and Ryo-Z from Rip Slyme, Verbal from M-Flo, rapper Wise and Nigo, the DJ and founder of the popular Japanese streetwear brand A Bathing Ape. Hence the group members are prominently seen sporting Bathing Ape wear for live concerts and in music videos.
Their debut album from Def Jam Recordings and (B)APE Sounds, titled Beef or Chicken was produced by an array of rap and electronica producers including Adrock of the Beastie Boys, Cornelius, Cut Chemist, Daft Punk, Dan the Automator, DJ Premier, DJ Shadow, Just Blaze, Jermaine Dupri, Mark Ronson, and The Neptunes. Their first single "HeartBreaker", was produced by Daft Punk and contains elements of the Daft Punk song "Human After All". The group has gone on to collaborate with renowned rap artists Kanye West, Jay-Z, Pharrell, Busta Rhymes, and Big Sean for their subsequent singles.
Two tracks by the Teriyaki Boyz were featured on The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift soundtrack, the title track Tokyo Drift (Fast and the Furious), and "Cho L A R G E", featuring Pharrell which had previously been released on their debut album.
|Title||Album details||Peak positions||Sales (JPN)[A]||Certifications|
|TWN East Asian|
|Beef or Chicken||4||19||101,000|
|"—" denotes items that did not chart.|
|Title||Album details||Peak positions||Sales (JPN)|
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Certifications||Album|
|JPN Hot 100
|"HeartBreaker"||2005||—||—||—||Beef or Chicken|
|"Tokyo Drift (Fast & Furious)"||2006||—||—||—[C]||
||The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (soundtrack)|
|"I Still Love H.E.R."
(featuring Kanye West)
(featuring Pharrell and Busta Rhymes)
(featuring Pharrell and Chris Brown)
|"Itsumo It's More" (いつも IT’S MORE, "It's Always More")||—||24||—|
(featuring Minami from Iyse)
|"—" denotes items that did not chart, were ineligible to chart due to a lack of a physical single release, or were released before the creation on the Japan Hot 100 in 2008.|
|"Kamikaze 108"||2004||Nigo (B)ape Sounds|
|"Chō Large" (超LARGE, "Really Large")||2006||The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (soundtrack)|
|Title||Album details||Peak positions|
|The Official Delivery Icchō DVD (デリバリイッチョウ)||
- Sales provided by Oricon database and are rounded to the nearest thousand copies.
- Sources for chart positions are as follows: "Zock On!", "Work That", "Itsumo It's More".
- "Tokyo Drift (Fast & Furious)" peaked at number 20 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, a 25 position extension to the Billboard Hot 100.
- "オリコンランキング情報サービス「you大樹」" [Oricon Ranking Information Service 'You Big Tree']. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved September 30, 2014. (Subscription required (help)).
- "TERIYAKI BOYZのリリース一覧" [List of Teriyaki Boyz' Releases]. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved September 30, 2014.
- "G-Music J-Pop Chart" (in Chinese). G-Music. 2006 week 16. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
- ゴールド等認定作品一覧 2005年11月 [Works Receiving Certifications List (Gold, etc) (November 2005)] (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. December 10, 2005. Retrieved December 23, 2013.
- "Hot 100｜JAPAN Charts｜Billboard JAPAN" (in Japanese). Billboard.
- "Japan Billboard Hot 100". Billboard (in Japanese). March 26, 2008. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
- "Japan Billboard Hot 100". Billboard (in Japanese). January 21, 2009. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
- "Japan Billboard Hot 100". Billboard (in Japanese). February 4, 2009. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
- "Teriyaki Boyz - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- レコード協会調べ 10月度有料音楽配信認定 [Record Association Investigation: October Digital Music Download Certifications] (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. November 20, 2008. Retrieved December 13, 2013.