Mero (rapper)

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Mero
Born
Enes Meral

2000
ResidenceRüsselsheim am Main
OccupationRapper
Years active2017–present
Musical career
InstrumentsVocals
LabelsGroove Attack TraX

Ennes Meral (born 2000), known professionally as Mero is a German rapper with Turkish roots from Rüsselsheim am Main. He rose to prominence in 2018 on Instagram and his debut single "Baller los", which debuted at the top of the German and Austrian single charts.

Life and career[edit]

Meral born and raised in Rüsselsheim am Main by Turkish parents. He started posting mobile phone videos where he is rapping on Instagram in 2017. He built a large following and was later signed by rapper Xatar and Groove Attack.[1] His debut single "Baller los" was released on 23 November 2018. The single became an immediate success and reached the top of the German and Austrian single chart.[2] His second single "Hobby Hobby" was released on 17 January 2019 and became the first German rap track to reach the Spotify 200. It again reached the top of the German single charts in end of January 2019. It broke the records for most streams in one day and one week.[3]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
GER AUT
[4]
BEL
(FL)

[5]
BEL
(WA)

[6]
NLD
[7]
SWI
[8]
Top
100

[9]
Hip
hop

[10]
Ya Hero Ya Mero 1 1 1 173 168 60 1

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
GER
[9]
AUT
[4]
SWI
[8]
"Baller los"[12] 2018 1 1 3 Ya Hero Ya Mero
"Hobby Hobby"[15] 2019 1 1 2
"Wolke 10" 1 1 2

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
GER
[9]
AUT
[4]
SWI
[8]
"Ferrari"[16]
(Eno featuring Mero)
2019 1 1 1 Fuchs

Other charted songs[edit]

List of other charted songs, with chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
GER
[9]
AUT
[4]
SWI
[8]
"Jay Jay" 2019 5 6 11 Ya Hero Ya Mero
"Träume werden wahr"
(featuring Brrado)
7
"Wie Buffon" 9 8 19
"Hops" 12
"Gib ihn" 18
"Mill'n" 19
"Auf dem Weg" 22
"Enes Meral" 26
"Intro" 36

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos
Title Year Director(s) Ref.
As lead artist
"Baller los" 2018 MG [17]
"Hobby Hobby" 2019 Plug [18]
"Wolke 10" Jakub and Tatjana [19]
As featured artist
"Ferrari"
Eno feat. Mero
2019 Michael Jackson [20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Newcomer Mero hat offiziell bei Xatar unterschrieben" [Newcomer Mero has signed with Xatar] (in German). Raptastisch. 27 November 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Mero: "Baller Los" geht von null auf eins" [Mero: "Baller los" goes from zero to one] (in German). Laut.de. 5 December 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  3. ^ Marquart, Oliver (25 January 2019). "Mero bricht mit „Hobby Hobby" zwei Streaming-Rekorde" [Mero breakes two streaming records with "Hobby Hobby"] (in German). Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d "Diskografie – Mero" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Discografie Mero". Ultratop. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Discographie Mero". Ultratop. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  7. ^ "Discografie Mero". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  8. ^ a b c d "Diskografie – Mero" (in German). Swiss Hitparade. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  9. ^ a b c d "Suchen nach 'Mero'" [Search for 'Mero'] (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  10. ^ Ya Hero Ya Mero: "Offizielle Deutsche Charts – Top 20 Hiphop Charts 22. Närz 2019" [Official german charts – top 20 hip hop charts] (in German). GfK Entertainment GmbH. 22 March 2019. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  11. ^ Stendke, Oliver (8 January 2019). "Deutschrap 2019: Neue Alben und die besten Newcomer" [German rap: New albums and the best newcomers] (in German). DasDing.
  12. ^ Senger, Clark (23 November 2018). "Mero – Baller los [Video]" (in German). Hiphop.de. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  13. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank". Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  14. ^ "Gold & Platin: Mero". IFPI AUT. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  15. ^ Marquart, Oliver (18 January 2019). "Mero – Hobby Hobby (prod. Josh Petruccio) [Video]". Rap.de (in German). Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  16. ^ "Eno – Fuchs – Album". Retrieved 8 February 2019 – via iTunes Store.
  17. ^ "Mero – Baller los (Official Video)" (in German). Groove Attack TraX. 23 November 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2019 – via YouTube.
  18. ^ "Mero – Hobby Hobby (Official Video)" (in German). Groove Attack TraX. 17 January 2019. Retrieved 25 January 2019 – via YouTube.
  19. ^ "Mero – Wolke 10 (Official Video)" (in German). Groove Attack TraX. 7 March 2019. Retrieved 26 March 2019 – via YouTube.
  20. ^ "Eno feat. Mero – Ferrari (Official Video)" (in German). Groove Attack TraX. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 26 March 2019 – via YouTube.