Kore & Skalp

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Kore & Skalp
Origin France
Years active 2001–2006
Labels Sony Music France
Associated acts Hip hop, pop, R&B, pop rock
Members Kore (Djamel Fezari)
Skalp (Pascal Koeu)

Kore & Skalp are two DJs and producers who have worked together since 1997. Among others, they have made mixtapes, concerts and Scratch performances. And they have produced music for many underground groups, e.g. Eloquence, Costello and la Scred Connexion. Since 2001, Kore & Skalp have been at Sony Music France. They separated in 2006 after 5 years together.

Career[edit]

Skalp in studio

Kore (real name Djamel Fezari) & Skalp (real name Pascal Boniani Koeu) have mixed tracks by a great number of French artists. They produced the album La Vie Avant la Mort (Life Before Death) by French rapper Rohff, and they have taken part in producing songs for albums by Booba, Don Choa, Willy Denzey, Leslie and all of the comedy DVDs by Jamel Debbouze. They have made the music to the movie Taxi 3 along with DJ Mehdi and The Neptunes.

In 2003, the duo decided to go their own way. Artop Records offered them independence so they could develop their own projects and help some artists in the beginning of their new career like the R'n'B singer Amine.

In 2004 the team produced Booba and Leslie's albums, and toured with them as DJs. At the same time the duo made their first album named Raï'n'B Fever which mixed R'n'B and Raï.[1] The album came out in France in June 2004, and went gold with over 75,000 sold copies. The single "Un Gaou à Oran", with 113, the Algerian raï star Mohammed Lamine and Magic System was a big hit in France during the summer and autumn 2004.[2] On the album, French R'n'B artists such as Corneille, Willy Denzey and Leslie appeared. Also great raï names Khaled, Faudel, Amine and several French rap stars like Rohff and 113 were included on the album.

In summer 2006 Raï'n'B Fever 2 was released, and stars like Amerie, Kelly Rowland, Amine, M. Pokora, Leslie and Sniper could be found on the CD.

Discography[edit]

Promo Singles[edit]

Year Title Singers Charts Certification
2001 T.D.S.I. Rohff #38
2002 5 9 1 Rohff feat. Assia #15 Silver
Le bon choix (Remix) Leslie feat. Eloquence #11
2003 Ronde de Nuit Gomez et Dubois feat. Amine #10
Qu'est-ce tu fous cette nuit' Humphrey feat. Busta Flex #31
Match Nul Kayliah feat. Eloquence #22
Pardonner (Remix) Leslie #18
2004 L'orphelin Willy Denzey #5 Silver
Cette Lettre Willy Denzey #15
Sobri Leslie feat. Amine #2
Un gaou à Oran Magic System feat. 113 #8 Silver
Just Married Relic #30
Showbiz M. Pokora #10 Silver
2005 Elle me contrôle M. Pokora #6 Silver
Vivons Pour demain Leslie #23
Bouger Bouger Magic System feat. Mokobé #7
Protège toi Collectif Protection rapprochée #24
Ma vie Amine #15
Pas Sans toi M. Pokora #4
J'voulais Amine #1
2006 My Girl Amine #29

Albums[edit]

Année Artistes Album Track Certification
2001 Rohff La vie avant la mort Track 03: TDSI (Single)
Track 12: 5,9,1(Single)
Track 16: Outro
Platinum
2002 Scred Connexion Du mal à s'confier Track 02: Trop saoulé
Track 06: On pense tous monnaie
Leslie Je suis et je resterai Track 04: Pardonner (remix) (Single)
Track 06: Le bon choix (remix) (Single)
Gold
Don Choa Vapeurs toxiques Track 07: Doucement
Track 13: Sale sud
Gold
2003 Gomez & Dubois Flics et hors la loi Track 12: Ronde de nuit (Single)
Track 13: Chez djamel
Gold
Taxi 3 Taxi 3 Bande Originale Track 01: Making of
Track 02: Qu'est c'tu fout cette nuit? (Single)
Track 03: Match nul (Single)
Track 04: Les rues de ma ville
Track 05: Plus vite que jamais
Track 10: Tarif c
Track 11:L'allumage
Track 13: Profite
Track 14: Laissez nous vivre
Track 15: P'tite sœur
Gold
Dadoo France history X Track 21: Making of
Corneille Parce qu'on vient de loin Track 15: Laissez-nous vivre Platinum
Willy Denzey #1 Track 03: Life
Track 05: Cette lettre (Single)
Track 06: L'orphelin (Single)
Talents Fachés Talents Fachés Track 01: Intro
Track 13: Made you look
Track 16: A quand mon heure
Track 29: Tu t'reconnais
2004 Booba Panthéon Track 02: Le mal par le mal
Track 03: Commis d'office
Track 08: La faucheuse
Track 12: Bâtiment c
Gold
Kery James Savoir et vivre ensemble Track 04: Malgré les épreuves (disc 2)
Kore & Skalp Raï'n'B Fever Track 01: Bonjour la France
Track 02: Un gaou à oran (Single)
Track 03: Sobri (Single)
Track 04: Mon bled
Track 05: Le génie
Track 06: Retour aux sources
Track 07: Rai'n'b fever
Track 08: Reggae rai fever
Track 09: J'suis pas d'ici
Track 10: Just married (Single)
Track 11: N tya
Track 12: Madame madame
Track 13: Yeppa mama
Track 14: Ma leila
Track 15: L'orphelin (Single)
Track 16: rimitti ridim
Track 17: Chabani nonda
Platinum
Relic Légendes urbaines Track 02: Légendes urbaines
Track 09: Just married (Single)
Leslie Mes Couleurs Track 01: Intro
Track 02: Sobri (notre destin) (Single)
Track 04: Nos colères
Track 06:Le temps qui passe
Track 08: Tout ces gens
Track 10: Sans toi
Track 11: Dice-dice
Track 12: J'accuse
Bonus: Vivons pour demain (Single)
Platinum
M. Pokora Matt Pokora Track 02: Showbiz (Single)
Track 03: Elle me contrôle (Single)
Track 04: Pas sans toi (Single)
Track 08: Tourne pas le dos
Platinum
Street Lourd Hall Stars Track 12: Pour les halls
Track 16: Tu peux pas
Corneille Live 2004 Track 04: Laissez nous vivre Platinum
2005 Magic System Cessa kié la vérité Track 02: Bouger bouger
Track 13: Un gaou à Oran
Track 14: Bouger bouger (remix) (Single)
Platinum
Protection Rapprochée Protège-toi Track 01: Protège-toi (Single)
Track 02: Protège-toi (clip version)
Amine Au delà des rêves Track 01: Intro
Track 02: Ma vie (Single)
Track 03: J'voulais (Single)
Track 04: My girl (Single)
Track 05: Finiki
Track 06: Si j'avais su que…
Track 07: Femmes
Track 08: Sixième sens
Track 09: Win
Track 10: Had lila
Track 11: Kindir
Track 12: Le chemin
Track13: Sobri (club mix) (Single)
Track 14: Just married (Single)
Track 15: Ronde de nuit (Single)
Platinum

References[edit]

  1. ^ Legrand, Emmanuel (6 November 2004). "France listens as rap meets Rai". Billboard. 
  2. ^ Davet, Stéphane (19 December 2004). "Venu des casbahs et des ghettos, le raï'n'b veut être la jouvence de la scène française". Le Monde. 

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