RIZE (雷図) is a Japanese rap-rock band formed in 1997. Their music varies from album to album with influences from reggae to hiphop. The original line-up consisted of Jesse, Nobuaki Kaneko and Tokie. They released their first album, Rookey, in November 2000. In March 2001 Tokie left the band and was replaced by U-ZO on bass. Yoshihiro Nakao joined to group as well as a supporting guitarist. In December 2001 they released their second album, Foreplay.