Dadju

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Dadju
Birth nameDadju Djuna Nsungula
Also known asPrince Dadju
Born (1991-05-02) 2 May 1991 (age 29)
Bobigny, France
Genres
Occupation(s)Singer
Labels
Associated acts
Websitewww.dadjuofficiel.com
Not to be confused with Djadja, part of the duo Djadja & Dinaz

Dadju Djuna Nsungula (French pronunciation: ​[dadʒu dʒuna ɛnsunɡula]), better known by the mononym Dadju or at times Prince Dadju (born 2 May 1991 in Bobigny, Seine-Saint-Denis, France), is a French singer. He was signed to the label Wati B and in 2017 signed with Polydor Records of Universal Music Group. He was a member of the musical formation Shin Sekaï alongside rapper Abou Tall from 2012 to 2016. The duo was part of the label Wati B and released the album Indéfini. The duo announced that they were breaking up so they can each follow solo careers. Dadju released his solo album Gentleman 2.0 in 2017.

Personal life[edit]

Dadju comes from a musical family. His father is Djanana Djuna, a vocalist of Papa Wemba's band. His brother Maître Gims, a famous solo rapper and an ex-member of the successful French rap group Sexion d'Assaut, a major act of Wati B. His other brothers Bedjik and Xgangs are also rappers in their own right. In 2016, he got married and had a daughter a few months later.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

as part of Shin Sekaï

  • 2013 : The Shin Sekaï Vol. I (mixtape)
  • 2014 : Volume II (mixtape)
  • 2016 : Indéfini

Solo

Year Album Peak positions Units
FRA
[1]
BEL
(Fl)

[2]
BEL
(Wa)

[3]
SWI
[4]
2017 Gentleman 2.0 1 74 7 35
2019 Poison[6] 1
[7]
47 6 6
  • FRA: 128,120[8]
Antidote 74

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak
positions
Album
FRA
[9]
BEL
(Wa)

[10]
SWI
[4]
2017 "Reine" 2 36 84 Gentleman 2.0
"Déjà trouvé" 42
"J'ai dit non" 54
"Bob Marley" 3 6 Non-album single
2018 "Django"
(featuring Franglish)
16 35 Gentleman 2.0
"Christina" 31
"Jaloux" 1 17 37 Non-album singles
"Mafuzzy Style" 80
2019 "Compliqué" 6
[11]
41 86 Poison
"Ma vie" 3
[12]
33
2020 "Grand bain"
(with Ninho)
1
[13]
24 53 Non-album single

*Did not appear in the official Belgian Ultratop 50 charts, but rather in the bubbling under Ultratip charts

Featured in[edit]

Year Single Peak
positions
Album
FRA
[9]
BEL
(Wa)

[10]
SWI
[4]
2015 "Sans rétro"
(Maître Gims feat. Dadju (of The Shin Sekaï))
184 Maître Gims album
Mon cœur avait raison
2017 "Enfants d'Afrique"
(KeBlack feat. Dadju)
162 KeBlack album
Premier étage
"La paix n'a pas de prix"
(Alonzo feat. Dadju)
53 Alonzo album
100%
"Fuego"
(Aya Nakamura feat. Dadju)
119 Aya Nakamura album
Journal Intime
"Moi je vérifie"
(Naza feat. Dadju & Aya Nakamura)
185 Naza album
Incroyable
"C'est pas bon"
(Abou Debeing feat. Dadju)
58
2018 "Tant pis"
(Dry feat. Dadju)
89
"Tu ne le vois pas"
(Maître Gims feat. Dadju)
13 Maître Gims album
Ceinture noire
"Bella ciao"
(Naestro feat. Maître Gims, Dadju, Vitaa and Slimane)
2 13 41
"Bébé"
(MHD feat. Dadju)
6 83 MHD album
19
2019 "Muerte"
(Landy feat. Dadju)
13 Landy album
Assa Baing
"Adieu"
(Lynda feat. Dadju)
36
"Jamais"
(Ninho feat. Dadju)
6 Ninho album
Destin
"M.D.V"
(Alonzo feat. Dadju)
120 Alonzo album
Stone
"Calimero"
(Vegedream feat. Dadju)
136 Vegedream album
Ategban
"10/10"
(Maître Gims feat. Dadju & Alonzo)
94 Maître Gims album
Ceinture noire (Transcendance - Ré-édition)
2020 "Meleğim"
(Soolking feat. Dadju)
2
[14]
26 52

Other charted songs[edit]

Year Single Peak
positions
Album
FRA
[9]
2017 "Ma fierté"
(feat. Maître Gims & Alonzo)
28 Gentleman 2.0
"Intuition" 29
"Comme si de rien n'était" 12
"Seconde chance" 34
"Gentleman 2.0" 80
"Lionne" 18
"Oublie le" 11
"Monica" 70
"#PTD" 61
"Sous contrôle"
(feat. Niska)
19
"Par amour"
(feat. Maître Gims)
10
"Trouvez la moi"
(feat. KeBlack & Fally Ipupa)
38
"#Déjà donné" 55
"Jenny"
(feat. S.Pri Noir)
52
2018 "Mon cœur à ta taille"
(feat. Kalash)
71
"Apollonia"
(with Sofiane)
48 93 Empire
"Sans thème" 25
"Comme à chaque fois" 180
"Escort" 171
"Tu n'es pas moi" 124
2019 "Confessions" 20 Poison
"Paire d'As"
(feat. Nekfeu)
10
"TPB"
(feat. Koba LaD)
11
"Je ne t'aime plus" 12
"Bobo au cœur" 19
"Ma faute" 27
"Perdu" 30
"Toi d'abord" 31
"Mémoire courte" 34
"Robe"
(feat. Damso)
38
"Papa" 45
"Jure-le" 50
"Please"
(feat. Tayc)
53
"Wouli liya"
(feat. Kaly, Soolking & Aymane Serhani)
67
"Ma Woman" 118
"Donne-moi l'accord"
(feat. Burna Boy)
131
"Normal" 153
"Back It Up" 159
"Cette femme" 164
"Promesse" 181
"Maamou" 185

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Discografie Dadju". ultratop.be/nl. Retrieved 2019-11-23.
  3. ^ "Discographie Dadju". ultratop.be/fr. Retrieved 2019-11-23.
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  5. ^ {{cite web|url=https://www.mouv.fr/rap-fr/dadju-couronne-disque-de-diamant-avec-gentleman-2-0-346114}
  6. ^ "Poison par Dadju". Apple Music. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  7. ^ "Top Albums (Week 47, 2019)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 25 November 2019.
  8. ^ Min, 27 Janvier 2020 | 10 H. 34 (2020-01-27). "Top Albums : Maes entre directement N°1 avec 'Les derniers salopards'". aficia (in French). Retrieved 2020-01-27.
  9. ^ a b c "LesCharts.com Dadju discography page". LesCharts.com. Retrieved 2017-09-05.
  10. ^ a b "LesCharts.com Dadju discography page". ultratop.be/fr. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
  11. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles (téléchargement + streaming) – SNEP (Week 34, 2019)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 26 August 2019.[permanent dead link]
  12. ^ "Top Singles (Week 47, 2019)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 25 November 2019.
  13. ^ "Top Singles (Week 29, 2020)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 20 July 2020.
  14. ^ "Top Singles (Week 9, 2020)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 3 March 2020.

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