Raptile

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Addis (a.k.a. Raptile)
Birth name Addis Mussa
Also known as Addis,Raptile
Born (1976-09-14) September 14, 1976 (age 37)
Origin Munich, Germany
Genres Hip Hop, Pop
Years active 1998 - present
Labels Monstablokaz USA, LLC
Associated acts Lionezz, Viper, Follow Your Instinct, Alexandra Stan
Addis aka Raptile - LA 2011

Addis Mussa (born September 14, 1976 in Munich), better known by his stage names Addis & Raptile, is a German-Ethiopian artist, producer and songwriter. He has performed alongside with many American acts such as Xzibit, Strong Arm Steady and Trey Songz.

Biography[edit]

ADDIS (a.k.a. Raptile) is an artist, producer and songwriter.

ADDIS was signed to Sony BMG in Europe and sold over 250,000 units overseas (worldwide sales approx. 500,000 units). His catalogue of songs from Europe are available in the US on iTunes GLOBAL TAKEOVER 1-4. He has performed alongside many American acts such as Xzibit, Strong Arm Steady and Trey Songz.

Addis a.k.a. Raptile’s album, “Classic Material“ went to # 8 on the German media control charts. His international career continues with the release of his 3rd single, “MY EVERYTHING” featuring Jamaican reggae superstar Wayne Wonder, whose it-single “No Letting Go” was top 10 worldwide in 2003.

He moved to Florida in January 2007 and is currently working on his US Debut Album (tba). His Artist Lionezz participated in ego trip's Miss Rap Supreme aired on VH1 early 2008. Appeared on the reality TV Program MTV Cribs His song "Neva Eva" was featured in the video game NBA Live 07 (EA Sports).

In 2010 ADDIS and his newly formed American-European Supergroup "Follow Your Instinct" released the Club Banger "Disco".

The song hit the US Billboard Hot Singles Top 30 for 9 weeks peaking at #9.

The song also hit US Billboard Hot R&B/HipHop Singles Top10 for 8 weeks peaking at #6.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions
US
US
R&B

GER
"Da Basilisk's Eye"
(with Roger Rekless)
2001
"Classic Material" 2004 8
"Mozez"
(also available as Limited Edition)
2005 36
"Hero Muzik" 2006
"Best of - Europe's Golden Child"
(Best Of CD)
"Global Takeover, Pt. 1" 2007
"Global Takeover, Pt. 2"
"Global Takeover, Pt. 3"
"Global Takeover, Pt. 4"
"Animal Kingdom"
(with Follow Your Instinct (FYI))
2011
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
US
R&B

GER
AUT
SWI
"Microphone Igniter / We don't need u"
(with Roger Rekless)
2001 Da Basilisk's Eye
"Rest ya head on my chest"
(with Roger Rekless)
"Make Y'All Bounce"
(featuring Xzibit) (Strong Arm Steady Version)
2004 24 Classic Material
"Da Unbeatables"
(featuring Valezka)
14
"My Everything"
(featuring Wayne Wonder)
"Fight Back" 2005 10 37 Mozez
"Da Symphony (Olé Olé)" 26
"Go Faster" 2006 27 Hero Muzik
"NevaEva" 32
"Missin' Ur Kisses"
(featuring Trey Songz)
87
Changed his name to "Addis" & also formed a new European-American supergroup called "Follow Your Instinct"
"Stay Strong" 2010 Non-album single
"Disco"
(Addis featuring Follow Your Instinct)
9 6 Animal Kingdom
"Murderer"
(featuring Viper)
2011 Non-album single
"On The Floor"
(Follow Your Instinct)
2012 Animal Kingdom
"No Matter What They Say"
(Follow Your Instinct featuring Samu Haber of Sunrise Avenue)
54 68
"My City"
(Follow Your Instinct)
2013 24
"Baby It's OK"
(Follow Your Instinct featuring Alexandra Stan)
17 31 44
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

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