Riki Matsui is part of BALLISTIK BOYZ from EXILE TRIBE, which consists of seven members who all sing, dance, and rap. Riki Matsui is a rapper and performer. He’s competed at national dance championships since he was little.
In 2017, he was a challenger on the rap section of VOCAL BATTLE AUDITION 5 (VBA5) and made it to the finals.
In 2018, the group BALLISTIK BOYZ was formed with the support of EXILE HIRO.
In March, 2019, the members completed the free live tour “BALLISTIK BOYZ -Musya Syugyo-” where they performed at 32 stages, traveling to 13 locations in Japan.
In May of that same year, they made their major debut with the album BALLISTIK BOYZ.
The album topped the Oricon weekly charts (June 3), Billboard Japan Album Top Sales, and Spotify Viral Charts.
In July, the members participated in a project called “BATTLE OF TOKYO” that was managed by LDH. As part of that project, they had a live concert in which their performance stood above the rest and whipped up the crowd at Makuhari Messe into a frenzy.