Lacrim

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Lacrim
Birth name Karim Zenoud
Born (1985-04-19) April 19, 1985 (age 32)
20th arrondissement of Paris, France
Origin Algerian[1]
Genres French rap
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 2009–present
Labels Def Jam France
Associated acts SCH, Niro, Mister You, Seth Gueko, Alonzo, Gradur, Kaaris, French Montana, Lil Durk, Migos
Website www.lacrim.fr

Karim Zenoud (born April 19, 1985), better known by his stage name Lacrim, sometimes stylized as LaCrim, is a French rapper of Algerian descent[2]. After collaborations with various rap artists, he released his album Faites entrer Lacrim in May 2012 followed by a mixtape Toujours le même in December 2012. The following two albums, Corleone in 2004 and Force & Honneur in 2017 both topped the French Albums Chart. He also released three successive mixtapes under the R.I.P.R.O series two in 2015 and a third in 2017. He is the most popular rapper in France

Biography[edit]

Lacrim was born in the 20th arrondissement of Paris.

Accused of possession of a kalashnikov gun, he was condemned to three years of imprisonment. After 8 months of hiding in Morocco,[3] he presented himself on 9 September 2015 to the French authorities who imprisoned him for a second time in three years.[4][5] He was released on 28 November 2016, after remaining in incarceration for a full year.[6]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions Certification
FR
[7]
BEL
(Fl)

[8]
BEL
(Wa)

[9]
SWI
[10]
2014 Corleone 1 113 6 37 Platinum
2017 Force & Honneur 1
[11]
105 2 8 Platinum

Street Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions Certification
FR
[7]
2012 Faites entrer Lacrim 16

EPs[edit]

Year Album Peak positions Certification
FR
[7]
BEL
(Wa)

[9]
SWI
[10]
2013 Né pour mourir 12 96  –

Mixtapes[edit]

Year Album Peak positions Certification
FR
[7]
BEL
(Fl)

[8]
BEL
(Wa)

[9]
SWI
[10]
2010 Liberté provisoire  –  –  –  –
2012 Toujours le même 148  –  –  –
2015 R.I.P.R.O Vol. 1 1 87 8 20 Platinum
R.I.P.R.O 2 12  – 12 33 Platinum
2017 R.I.P.R.O 3 1
[12]
69 4 27 Gold

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
FR
[7]
BEL
(Wa)

[9]
SWI
[10]
2013 "On va tout perdre"
(feat. Mister You)
116  –  – Né pour mourir
2014 "Mon glock te mettra à genoux" 12 1*
(Ultratip)
 – Corleone
"Tout le monde veut des Lovés" 25  –  –
"Corleone" 28  –  –
"Pocket Coffee" 30  –  –
"Pronto" 11 26*
(Ultratip)
 –
2015 "Sablier" 36  –  –
R.I.P.R.O Vol. 1
"Billets en l'air" 35  –  –
2017 "Traîtres" 2 14 49 Force & Honneur
"Grande armée" 3 35 60
"Colonel Carrillo" 21 44 88
"Ce soir ne sors pas"
(feat. Maître Gims)
8 46  –
R.I.P.R.O Vol. 3
"Judy Moncada" 26  –  –
"Tous les mêmes" 49 48  –
"Noche"
(feat. Damso)
26
[13]
 – 65

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

Other charting releases

Year Single Peak positions Album
FR
[7][14][15]
2014 "A.W.A."
(feat. French Montana)
104 Corleone
"On fait pas ça"
(feat. Lil Durk)
107
"Barbade" 135
"Bracelet" 141
"J'suis qu'un thug" 75
"Le loup d'la street"
(feat. Amel Bent)
171
"Oz" 173
"Mon frère" 189
2015 "A.W.A 2" 102 R.I.P.R.O Vol. 1
"Carte de la vieillesse" 48
"Voyous"
(feat. Gradur)
89
"6.35"
(feat. SCH & Sadek)
134
"Red Zone"
(feat. Nessbeal & Rimkus)
140
"Y a R" 151
"Sale époque Part. 2" 154
"Mon fils" 158
"J'ai mal" 49 R.I.P.R.O Vol. 2
"Gustavo Gaviria" 68
"Poutine" 116
"Brasse au max" 86
"Marabout" 69
"C'est ma vie" 146
"Adieu" 147
"Petit jaloux"
(featuring Maître Gims)
64
"En la calle"
(featuring Yandel)
180
"On y est"
(featuring SCH, Rimkus & Walid)
103
2017 "Oh bah oui"
(featuring Booba)
10 Force & Honneur
"La dolce vita" 84
"20 bouteilles" 87
"Laisse-les"
(featuring SCH)
95
"Pardon..." 97
"Rockefeller" 101
"Tristi"
(featuring Ghali)
120
"Papa Trabaja"
(featuring Bruluxx)
125
"2 Pac" 131
"Solitaire" 138
"Ça paie pas" 158
"Kim Jong Un" 161
"Histoire de" 171
"Mythone pas"
(featuring Rimkus)
182
"Gericault" 37 R.I.P.R.O Vol. 3
"Intocable"
(featuring Mister You)
55
"Veux-tu ?"
(featuring Ninho)
67
"Partis de rien" 117
"La valise" 119
"J'essaie" 142
"Vory V Zakone" 182

Featured in

Year Single Peak positions Album
FR
[7]
2014 "Merci"
(Alonzo feat. Lacrim)
111
2015 "La douille"
(Gradur feat. Lacrim)
85
"El Chapo"
(Kaaris feat. Lacrim)
123

Others

  • 2012: "On se rattrape" (Mister You feat. Lacrim and Seth Gueko) (in Mister You album MDR Mec de rue 2)
  • 2013: "Un arabe à Miami" (in compilation album Planète Rap 2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://wedoitfortheloveofmusic.com/fugitive-lacrim-drops-gustavo-gaviria-video/
  2. ^ http://www.lefigaro.fr/musique/2015/10/06/03006-20151006ARTFIG00151-lacrim-une-star-du-rap-en-cavale-au-maroc.php
  3. ^ PurePeople: Lacrim en prison : Le rappeur et jeune papa s'est rendu aux autorités (in French)
  4. ^ Le Parisien: Le rappeur Lacrim : «J'ai décidé de me rendre» (in French)
  5. ^ FranceTVInfo / AFP: Le rappeur Lacrim s'est rendu lundi à la police (in French)
  6. ^ Le Figaro: Lacrim : après un an d'incarcération, le rappeur déjà libéré (in French)
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  8. ^ a b "Lacrim discography". ultratop.be/nl/. Hung Medien. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  9. ^ a b c d "Lacrim discography". ultratop.be/nl/. Hung Medien. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  10. ^ a b c d "Lacrim discography". hitparade.ch. Hung Medien. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  11. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Albums - SNEP (Week 14, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 10 April 2017. 
  12. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Albums – SNEP (Week 47, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 27 November 2017. 
  13. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés – SNEP (Week 47, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 27 November 2017. 
  14. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés – SNEP (Week 14, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 9 April 2017. 
  15. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés – SNEP (Week 47, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 27 November 2017.