Rhythm Zone

Rhythm Zone
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Parent companyAvex Group
Founded1999 (1999)
FounderMax Matsuura
Distributor(s)Avex Marketing
GenrePop, contemporary R&B
Country of originJapan
LocationMinato, Tokyo
Official websiterhythmzone.net

Rhythm Zone (リズムゾーン, Rizumu Zōn) (RZN) is a record label in the Avex Group that releases urban contemporary Japanese music.


The "RZ mark" (former logo).

The label was founded in 1999 by Max Matsuura with a focus on urban music, signing M-Flo as its first artist, then followed by Exile.

In 2000, Koda Kumi was signed by Rhythm Zone and debuted with the song "Take Back".

Artists and sublabels[]


As of 2011:


(Genre: rock)

Riddim Zone[]

(Genre: reggae. Founded in 2006 by Ryo the Skywalker.)

Former affiliates[]

See also[]


  1. ^ "2NE1 2ne1のプロフィールならオリコン芸能人事典-ORICON STYLE" [2NE1 – 2NE1]. Oricon Style (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved March 29, 2011.

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