Culcha Candela

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Culcha Candela
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Culcha Candela
Background information
Origin Berlin, Germany
Genres Dancehall, House, Reggae, Hip hop
Years active 2002-present[1]
Labels Universal Music Group
Website www.culchacandela.de
Members Johnny Strange, singer (Germany, Uganda) (founder)
Itchyban, singer (Poland) (founder)
Lafrotino, singer (Colombia) (founder)
Larsito, singer (Germany with Colombian roots) (since 2002)
Mr. Reedoo, singer (Germany) (since 2002)
Don Cali, singer (Germany, Colombia) (since 2002)
Chino con Estilo, DJ (Germany, Republic of Korea) (since 2002)

Culcha Candela is a Dancehall, Hip hop, House and Reggae group from Berlin, Germany, formed in 2002. Their lyrics range from political issues, such as "Una Cosa" or "Schöne, neue Welt" to party songs, such as "Partybus". The name Culcha Candela can be translated into English roughly as "hot" or "bright" culture.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Certifications Certified sales
AUT
[2]
GER
[3]
SWI
[4]
2004 Union Verdadera
  • Release: 20 September 2004 (GER)
52
2005 Next Generation
  • Release: 12 September 2005 (GER)
73 20
2007 Culcha Candela
  • Release: 31 August 2007 (GER)
35 6 23
  • 200,000
2009 Schöne neue Welt
  • Release: 28 August 2009 (GER)
26 8 12
  • 215,000
2011 Flätrate
  • Release: 25 November 2011 (GER)
44 15 25
  • BVMI: Gold[5]
  • 100,000
2015 Candelistan
  • Release: 28 August 2015 (GER)
19 11 15

Live albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Certifications Certified sales
AUT
[2]
GER
[3]
SWI
[4]
2008 Culcha Candela Live
  • Release: 25 July 2008 (GER)
59 67

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Certifications Certified sales
AUT
[2]
GER
[3]
SWI
[4]
2010 Culcha Candela Live
  • Release: 17 October 2010 (GER)
20 18 28
  • BVMI: Platinum[5]
  • 200,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Culcha Candela Website". Universal Music Entertainment. Retrieved 30 December 2007. 
  2. ^ a b c "Das österreichische Hitparaden- und Musik-Portal". Ö3 Austria Top 40 (in German). Steffen Hung (Hung Medien). Retrieved September 12, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c "Offizielle Deutsche Charts". GfK Entertainment (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved September 12, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community". Swiss Music Charts (in German). Steffen Hung (Hung Medien). Retrieved September 12, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Bundesverband Musikindustrie: Gold-/Platin-Datenbank". Bundesverband Musikindustrie (in German). Aberratio GmbH. Retrieved September 12, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Search Certifications – The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community". Swiss Music Charts (in German). Steffen Hung (Hung Medien). Retrieved September 12, 2015. 

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