Scooter are a German techno hard dance group founded in Hamburg, who have sold over 30 million records Scooter are considered the most successful German single-record act with 23 top ten hits. The group is currently composed of members H.P. Baxxter, Phil Speiser and Michael Simon. Although most of the group's early recordings are in the rave & techno, Scooter have experimented with other dance music subgenres such as hardstyle and jumpstyle, and occasionally hip hop, and dubstep.
Scooter's trademark sound features fast tempos and happy melodies, accompanied by frontman H.P. Baxxter rapping lyrics, sampling, and occasionally choruses involving artificially pitched voices. Among their more well-known hits are "Hyper Hyper", "Move Your Ass!", "How Much Is The Fish?", "Ramp! (The Logical Song)", "Nessaja", "Weekend", "Maria (I Like It Loud)" and "The Question Is What Is the Question?".