Laisse parler les gens

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"Laisse parler les gens"
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Single by Jocelyne Labylle and Cheela feat. Passi and Jacob Desvarieux
from the album Dis L'Heure 2 Zouk
Released June 2003
Format CD single
Recorded 2003
Genre Zouk
Length 3:21
Songwriter(s) Jocelyne Labylle
Edmond Goyor
Jocelyne Labylle and Cheela feat. Passi and Jacob Desvarieux singles chronology
"Laisse parler les gens"
"Ma Rivale"
"Laisse parler les gens"
"Ma Rivale"

"Laisse parler les gens" (Let People Talk) is a song released in the summer of 2003 in Europe, Africa and in the Caribbeans. The song features Jocelyne Labylle, Cheela, Passi and Jacob Desvarieux. It is Afro-Zouk and is from the album Dis L'heure 2 Zouk. The song sold more than a million copies and was nominated for Victoires de la musique. This song was the summer anthem of 2003 in France, Belgium (where it was a number-one hit), Africa, and the Caribbean. As of August 2014, the song was the 12th best-selling single of the 21st century in France, with 640,000 units sold.[1]

Track listings[edit]

CD single
  1. "Laisse parler les gens" — 3:21
  2. "L'anmitié bell" by Dersion & Lynnsha — 4:26

Charts and sales[edit]


Country Certification Date Sales certified
Belgium[6] Gold 1 November 2003 25,000
France[7] Platinum 18 December 2003 500,000

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"Chihuahua" by DJ Bobo
French SNEP number one single
24 August 2003 - 7 September 2003 (3 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Papi chulo... (te traigo el mmmm...)" by Lorna
Preceded by
"DJ" by Diam's
Belgian (Wallonia) number one single
4 October 2003 - 11 October 2003 (2 weeks)
Succeeded by
"La Bamba" by Star Academy 3


  1. ^ "Top 100 des singles les plus vendus du millénaire en France, épisode 9 (20-11)". Chartsinfrance, PureCharts. 6 September 2014. Retrieved 2015-03-17. 
  2. ^ a b c "Laisse parler les gens", in French, Belgian and Swiss Singles Charts (Retrieved February 18, 2008)
  3. ^ 2003 Belgian (Wallonia) Singles Chart (Retrieved February 18, 2008)
  4. ^ a b 2003 French Airplay and Video Charts (Retrieved May 30, 2008)
  5. ^ 2003 French Singles Chart Disqueenfrance Archived 2012-04-04 at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved February 18, 2008)
  6. ^ Belgian certifications (Retrieved April 26, 2008)
  7. ^ French certifications Archived 2012-02-23 at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved April 26, 2008)