Although most clubs in Tokyo are famous for playing EDM and top 40 songs, actually there are some clubs that play excellent selection of Hip Hop tracks!
Today we’ve come up with a list of clubs in Tokyo that play not just good Hip Hop tracks, but also famous for its top-notch sound systems and services!
1. 1 OAK Tokyo Image Source: 1 OAK Tokyo’s Official Facebook Page
Opened in Fall 2017, 1 OAK Tokyo is the newest and the hypest club in town right now.
Located in Roppongi, this club is the first international branch of 1 OAK, a nightclub chain originated in Manhattan, New York. Famous for hosting many events involving world’s most famous celebrities and Hip Hop musicians, 1 OAK Tokyo is loved by both locals and foreigners.
1 OAK Tokyo is also a Mecca for Hip Hop lovers, as famous rappers like Tyga and A$AP Rocky have visited this club to join an event. Famous as an upscale international nightclub, this club prides itself on its outstanding interior design and excellent selection of top shelf liquor.
1 OAK Tokyo
Address: 5-10-25 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Closest Station: 7 minute walk from Roppongi Station
Entrance Fee: Men 4,000 Yen 2 drinks (after midnight) or 2,000 Yen 1 drink (before midnight), Women 2,500 Yen 2 drinks (after midnight) or 1,000 Yen 1 drink (before midnight).
2. Sound Museum Vision Image Source: Sound Museum Vision Tokyo’s Official Facebook
Although Sound Museum Vision is famous as a club that plays a lot of dubstep and bass music, this club also plays really good Hip Hop music, so we decided to include this club on our list.
Sound Museum Vision is famous for its top-notch sound system and speakers, so this club is definitely worth to visit if you love Hip Hop!
Opened in 2011, this club is famous as one of the biggest clubs in Tokyo and it accommodates up to 1,500 people at once.
On weekends, this club is always packed with party goers, so make sure to buy your tickets in advance or be there early to avoid the long queue!
Sound Museum Vision
Address: 2-10-7 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Closest Station: 10-minute walk from Shibuya Station
Admission Fee: 3,000 Yen to 5,000 Yen (Male) and 2,000 Yen to 3,500 Yen (Female). Tickets are usually more expensive on special event days.
3. Club Camelot
Image Source: Camelot’s Official Facebook Page
Although this club is famous as the cheapest club in Tokyo, Camelot plays really good Hip Hop and RnB music!
This clubs is located in Shibuya and has three dance floors for you to dance. Each floor plays different genre of music, but you should go straight to the top floor if you want to listen and dance to Hip Hop and RnB!
Foreigners are eligible for a discount pass that gives 1,000 to 1,500 yen discount during the peak time after 11.p.m., and this discount pass can be used at anytime of the night. This pass is distributed by some guys who stand in front of the club, so make sure to get this pass or you will have to pay 3,500 yen for 2 drinks (male) or 2,500 yen for 2 drinks (female) during the peak time.
If you can’t get the pass, make sure to enter the club before 11.p.m. for discounts (1,000 yen 2 drinks for males and free entry for females).
Address: B3, Jinnanzaka flame 1-18-2 Jinnan, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Closest Station: 5-minute walk from Shibuya Station
Admission fee: From 1,500 to 3,500 Yen (male), and from free of charge – 2,500 Yen (female)
4. ageHaImage Source: ageHa’s Official Facebook Page
Located in Shinkiba, ageHa is known as the biggest club in Tokyo, and definitely a place to visit if you’re looking for a memorable clubbing experience in Tokyo!
ageHa is a very fancy and spacious club, equipped with 4 dance floors, 3 VIP sections, 3 large bars, an outdoor pool, a garden area, and a food court.
ageHa is also famous for hosting many great events of world’s most famous DJs, with more than 3,000 visitors at once. This club also plays excellent selections of Hip Hop tracks as well with its top-notch sound system and speakers.
Though Shinkiba is a little further from the center of the city, the club offers free shuttle bus service from Shibuya Station, so visiting this club will not be so difficult even if you don’t understand the train system in Japan!
Address: 2-2-10 Shinkiba, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Closest Station: 5-minute walk from Shinkiba Station, or you can take the free shuttle buses from Shibuya
Admission Fee: 3,500 Yen to 5,000 Yen (both Male & Female). Tickets are usually more expensive on special event days.
5. Jumanji 55
Image Source: JUMANJI 55’s Official Facebook Page
Jumanji 55 is the most popular budget club in Roppongi, and it offers not just reasonable cover charge to its visitors, but also plays huge selections of great tracks every day.
Packed by both locals and foreigners, Jumanji has 2 dance floors that play different music genres. The main floor usually plays EDM and top 40, and the other plays Hip Hop and RnB.
In addition to great music, this club offers all-you-can-drink program from 7.p.m. to 11.p.m for 1,000 yen only every day, so visiting this club for a pre-game after dinner is a must!
This club is very small and it is always packed by party goers, so sometimes getting drink from the bar can be very difficult.
Address: Marina Building 1F & 2F, 3-10-5 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Closest Station: Within 1-minute walk from Roppongi Station Exit 5
Admission Fee: 1,000 Yen with free flow of drinks (before midnight), and 1,000 Yen with no drinks (after midnight)