Biography

boobaA leader of the French hip-hop scene, Booba has sold more than 1,5 million records during his career. Since his first album Temps Morts (2X Platinum), Booba maintains a clear leadership on the hip-hop scene, both in terms of sales and notoriety.

#1 of the French sales at each of his release, he often collaborates with the most prestigious artists from the U.S (Akon, P.Diddy, T.Pain, 50 Cent…) and tours worldwide with more than a hundred sold-out concerts (France, Germany, Canada, Russia, Switzerland, Belgium, Africa, French West Indies).

Booba has also launched in 2004 his own clothing line, Ünkut, which has soon become one of the most popular streetwear brand in France. Ünkut is now distributed in Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Belgium, Morocco and several African countries.

His latest album, Lunatic, released on November 22nd 2010, charted immediately at number 1 in France with more than 40K albums sold on its first week. Recorded in Miami (where he lives), Booba invited many US rap artists such as Akon (“Lunatic”), Diddy ( “Caesar palace”), T-Pain (“Réel”) and Ryan Leslie (“Fast life”) on this album. Lunatic is already platinum with more than 160K albums sold.

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