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|Birth name||Gilles Ateyaba Koffi Soler|
|Also known as||Joke MTP
27 October 1989 |
Narbonne, Aude, France
|Genres||French hip hop
Alternative hip hop
Hardcore hip hop
|Years active||2008 – present|
|Labels||Def Jam (France), Golden Eye Music Group|
|Associated acts||Jhené Aiko, Pusha T, Dosseh, Gradur, Seth Gueko, Sadek|
Gilles Ateyaba Koffi Soler better known as Joke (born 27 October 1989) is a French rapper.
Early life and career
As an adolescent, he released some materials on Myspace through which he was discovered by Teki Latex (of TTC) and was included in Stunts, the rap division of the label Institubes and recorded some materials in Paris that appeared in his mixtape Prêt pour l'argent in August 2009. He left Institubes after the release. He had independent releases, the EP Prêt pour l'argent 1.5 in with the guest appearance of the New York MC, Action Bronson. and EP Kyoto in 2012 and an appearance in Golden Eye Music 2012 compilation We Made IT V.1 with the track "Mtp Anthem", a tribute to his city Montpellier.
His debut album Ateyaba was released on 2 June 2014 with a number of popular tracks taken from the album charting in SNEP Singles Chart. On this project, Joke worked with major artists like Jhené Aiko or Pusha T.
In 2015, Joke released his fourth EP "Delorean Music".
He is reportly working on his second album that would come up in 2017.
- 2011: Prêt pour l'argent 1.5 (Mixtape)
|2014||"Majeur en l'air"||22||46*
(feat. Rim K & Seth Gueko)
|"On est sur les nerfs"||142||–|
|"Playa Pt. II"||124
*Did not appear in the official Belgian Ultratop 50 charts, but rather in the bubbling under Ultratip charts.
- Le Nouvel Obsérvateur: Vrairapfrancais - Chronique - Joke - Ateyaba (in French)
- "Joke discography". lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
- "Joke discography". ultratip.be/fr/. Hung Medien. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
- "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés - SNEP (Week 13, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
- "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés - SNEP (Week 31, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 5 August 2017.