Lunatic (group)

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Lunatic
OriginHauts-de-Seine, France
GenresFrench hip hop
Years active1994–2003
LabelsTime Bomb
45 Scientific
Past membersAli
Booba

Lunatic was a French hip hop duo from Boulogne-Billancourt. The lineup consisted of Booba (Boulogne-Billancourt) and Ali (Issy-les-Moulineaux), coming from the department of Hauts-de-Seine in the west suburb of Paris.

After Lunatic split up in 2003, both members went on to solo careers. Their release "Le Crime Paie" was produced by DJ Mars.[1]

Ali[edit]

Ali
Also known asDaddy Ali (previously, now dropped)
Africain Lié à l'Islam
Born1975
Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
GenresRap, hip hop
Years active1994 – present
Labels45 Scientific
Associated actsBooba, Lunatic, Time Bomb, 45 Scientific, 92I

Ali, originally Daddy Ali (born in 1975 at Issy-les-Moulineaux, France) is a French rapper of Moroccan origin who started his music career with Booba as rap duo Lunatic and now is a solo rapper artist.

After split-up, Ali released his album Chaos et Harmonie in 2005[2] collaborating with 45 Scientific.

Booba[edit]

Elie Yaffa, better known under his stage name Booba (French pronunciation: ​[buˈba]) is a French rapper. Booba became hugely successful being the most legally downloaded artist in France.[3]

Discography: Lunatic[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions Certification
FR
[4]
1996 Sortis de l'ombre (unreleased)  –
2000 Mauvais oeil 10 Gold[5]
2006 Black Album 79

Singles[edit]

  • 1996: "Le crime paie"
  • 1997: "Les vrais savent"

Appearances[edit]

  • 1996: Time Bomb – Time Bomb explose
  • 1996: Time Bomb – Le guidon
  • 1996: Lunatic – Le crime paie
  • 1996: La Brigade Feat Lunatic – 16 rimes
  • 1997: Lunatic – Les vrais savent
  • 1997: Lunatic – Le jour J
  • 1997: Lunatic – Chateau rouge
  • 1997: Lunatic – Viens danser avec les Lunatic
  • 1997: Oxmo Puccino Feat BoobaPucc fiction
  • 1997: Lunatic – Bouge comme un diablotin
  • 1998: Lunatic Feat Ärsenik – Sang d'encre
  • 1999: Lunatic Feat Comité De Brailleurs – On s'maintient
  • 1999: Lunatic Feat Malekal Morte – Test ton mic
  • 2000: Lunatic Feat Dicidens – De larmes et de sang
  • 2000: Lunatic Feat Mala – Hommes de l'ombre
  • 2002: Black Jack Feat Lunatic & Mala – Diaspora d'Afrique
  • 2002: Lunatic – Que le message passe '
  • 2003: Booba Feat NessbealTout c'qu'on connait

Discography: Ali[edit]

For comprehensive discography, see Ali (French rapper) discography section
  • 2005: Chaos et Harmonie
  • 2010: Le Rassemblement
  • 2015: Que la paix soit sur vous

Discography: Booba[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.abcdrduson.com/100-classiques-rap-francais/02.php
  2. ^ abcdr Duson (le webzine rap): Ali – Chaos et Harmonie Archived 2014-07-02 at the Wayback Machine (in French)
  3. ^ Booba : L'année nous appartient, interview vidéo sur NRJ12. melty.fr (2011-01-03). Retrieved on 2012-12-30.
  4. ^ "Lunatic discography". lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 18 April 2014.
  5. ^ "Les Disques d'Or". SNEP. 2002. Archived from the original on 2012-07-31.