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|Birth name||Thomas Idir|
|Also known as||Sinik
26 June 1980 |
|Genres||French rap, hardcore rap|
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Thomas Idir a.k.a. Sinik (French pronunciation: [si'nik] ; born June 26, 1980) is a French-language rap artist. He is also known as Malsain, L'assassin and S.I.N.I.K.. His father is a Kabylie Algerian while his mother is French. In 2001, he founded his label Six o Nine (6-0-9).
Collaborations / Clashes
His meeting with Diam's at 14 was the turning point of his career. They consider themselves as brother and sister.
Le Toit du Monde, released in 2007, contains a song called "Je réalise" which features British singer songwriter, James Blunt. The single is bilingual, with English parts performed by Blunt and French parts by Sinik.
He is also notorious for a number of clashes with other rap artists, most notably Kizito, Booba and Gaiden
|2005||La Main sur le coeur||Warner||3||78||47||SNEP: 2X Gold
|2006||Sang froid||Warner||2||5||11||SNEP: Platinum
|2007||Le Toit du monde||Warner||5||20||34||SNEP: 2X Gold
|2009||Ballon d'or||6-0-9||19||40||–||SNEP: Gold
|2012||La plume et le poignard||6-0-9||11||23||81||SNEP: Gold
|Year||Album||Peak positions||Certifications / Sales|
|2004||En attendant l'album||–||–||–||40,000 copies|
|2011||Le Côté malsain||8||29||–||40,000 copies|
- 1999: Ul’Team At Home 1er Volet (Mixtape Ul'Team Atom)
- 2011: Immortel (Best of de Sinik )
- 2000: Malsain
- 2002: Artiste triste
|2006||"Ne dis jamais"
|"La cité des anges"||36||–||–|
(feat. James Blunt)
|2012||"Les 16 vérités"
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