Ménélik

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Ménélik
Birth name Albert Tjamag
Born (1970-09-10) 10 September 1970 (age 43)
Origin Yaoundé, Cameroon
Genres Rap
Occupations Singer, composer
Years active 1995–present
Labels Polydor
Website Official site

Ménélik, now MNLK (Albert Tjamag, born on 10 September 1970 in Yaoundé, Cameroon), is a French rapper.

Biography[edit]

He went to France at the age of nine. Then he met MC Solaar and started to write songs for artists such as No Sé, DJ Jimmy Jay and RPM. In 1995, he released his first album entitled Phenomenelik and participated in Solaar's concerts. He toured across Europe and gained a Victoire de la Musique in 1996 in the category 'Male revelation of the year'. In 1997, he released his second album Je me souviens which provided the number five hit "Bye-Bye".[1]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 1995 : Phénoménélik – #33
  • 1997 : Je me souviens – #46
  • 2000 : OQP
  • 2001 : E-Pop
  • 2008 : Mnlk Project 2.0

Singles[edit]

  • 1995 : "Quelle aventure !" (with No Sé) – #8
  • 1995 : "Tout baigne" (with La Tribu) – #16
  • 1997 : "Je me souviens" – #30
  • 1998 : "Bye-Bye" – #5
  • 1999 : "Touché" – #35
  • 2000 : "Je t'aime comme t'es" – #59
Preceded by
Gérald de Palmas
Victoires de la Musique
Male revelation of the year

1996
Succeeded by
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Menelik discography and peak positions in France Lescharts.com (Retrieved 29 December 2008)

External links[edit]