Jan Phillip Eißfeldt, better known as Jan Delay is a german hip hop-artist. He is a member of La Boom and Beginner, formerly Absolute Beginner. Besides hip hop many of his songs can be considered as reggae, dub or funk.
Jan Delay's lisping, nasal voice is one of his most important characteristics. He likes to hide behind sunglasses and under hoods. Furthermore he is famous for his preference for Nike "Air Max" shoes, seen on several Beginner covers. His lyrics usually are very humorous and political.