Celebrating its 10th anniversary, “THE MUSIC DAY 2023” is set to feature THE RAMPAGE, the popular Japanese music group. As part of the 8-hour live broadcast on NTV, THE RAMPAGE members share their excitement and insights ahead of their performance. In this interview, they discuss the intense choreography of their latest song “16BOOSTERZ” and highlight the key elements to watch out for during their appearance.
Assembling the Choreography of “16BOOSTERZ”: Shōgo Yamamoto, one of the members of THE RAMPAGE, reveals the creative process behind the choreography. The team collaborated closely, with Yamamoto leading the way and seeking assistance from Hasegawa (Shin) and Suzuki (Takahide). The choreography aims to capture the essence of THE RAMPAGE’s style and incorporates dynamic movements, including references to the thousand-armed Kannon. Each member was assigned specific sections to contribute their unique flair, resulting in a visually stunning performance.
Points of Attention in “THE MUSIC DAY” Performance: Shohei Urakawa, another member of THE RAMPAGE, sheds light on the key aspects to focus on during their performance at “THE MUSIC DAY.” Notably, the outro (choreography) includes easy-to-imitate movements like a shuffle dance, which were previously shared on TikTok. Urakawa hopes that both existing fans and newcomers will enjoy observing these distinctive dance moves and encourages everyone to take advantage of this opportunity to witness the energetic outro firsthand.
The Significance of “16BOOSTERZ” in Performance: Kazuma Kawamura emphasizes the interplay between singing and choreography in “16BOOSTERZ.” The song and rap sections are intricately woven with the choreography, enhancing the overall sense of speed. Kawamura invites the audience to appreciate the composition of the entire group while experiencing the dynamic and fast-paced nature of their performance.
Please note that the information provided is based on interviews conducted ahead of the “THE MUSIC DAY” event and may not reflect real-time developments.