Mero (rapper)

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Mero
2019 Mero - by 2eight - DSC5658.jpg
Mero in 2019
Born
Enes Meral

(2000-07-28) 28 July 2000 (age 19)
Nationality Germany
Other namesMero428
OccupationRapper
Years active2017–present
Musical career
GenresGangsta rap
InstrumentsVocals
LabelsGroove Attack TraX
Associated actsBrado, Eno, Xatar, Mucho, Loredana

Enes Meral (born 28 July 2000), better known by his stage name Mero, is a German rapper of Turkish - Kurdish descent from Gümüşhane. He grew up in 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]

Enes Meral was born and raised in Rüsselsheim am Main. He started posting videos filmed on a mobile phone where he is rapping on Instagram in 2016 . He built a large following and was later signed by rapper Xatar and Groove Attack.[1] His debut single "Baller los" was released on 22 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] He released his first album Ya Hero Ya Mero in 15 March 2019 which has 12 singles and his second album Unikat in 27 September 2019 which has 14 singles.

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
Unikat
  • Released: 27 September 2019
  • Label: Groove Attack TraX
  • Formats: CD, digital download
4 2 6 198 71 14

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
"Malediven"[16] 7 9 13 Unikat
"Olabilir"[17] 6 8 14
"Mein Kopf"[18] 11 17 28
"Olé Olé"
(featuring Brado)
13 25 32
"No Name" 17 33 42
"Meine Hand" 18 36 50
"Kafa Leyla"
(with Brado)
9 12 19 Non-album single
"Bogota" 2020 13 17 29 Seele
"Ohne dich" 21 36 44

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
GER
[9]
AUT
[4]
SWI
[8]
"Ferrari"
(Eno featuring Mero)
2019 1 1 1 Fuchs
"Kein Plan"
(Loredana featuring Mero)
1 2 4 King Lori

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
"QDH Family" 45 59 99 Unikat
"Hayati"
(Soolking featuring Mero)
2020 10 31 23 Vintage

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos
Title Year Director(s) Ref.
As lead artist
"Baller los" 2018 MG [19]
"Hobby Hobby" 2019 Plug [20]
"Wolke 10" Jakub and Tatjana [21]
"Olabilir" Leeroy [22]
As featured artist
"Ferrari"
Eno feat. Mero
2019 Michael Jackson [23]

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. ^ a b c d "Gold-/-Datenbank". Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  14. ^ a b c "Gold & Platin: Mero". IFPI AUT. Retrieved 26 November 2019.
  15. ^ Marquart, Oliver (18 January 2019). "Mero – Hobby Hobby (prod. Josh Petruccio) [Video]". Rap.de (in German). Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  16. ^ "Freunde heute ist es soweit: Malediven ist ab heute Nacht 00:00 überall verfügbar 🌴🔥 #qdhfamily #malediven". Retrieved 30 May 2019 – via Instagram.
  17. ^ "Nur 3 Monate nach dem ersten Album – Mero kündigt neues Album an".
  18. ^ "MERO – MEIN KOPF (Official Teaser)". rap.de. 23 July 2019. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
  19. ^ "Mero – Baller los (Official Video)" (in German). Groove Attack TraX. 23 November 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2019 – via YouTube.
  20. ^ "Mero – Hobby Hobby (Official Video)" (in German). Groove Attack TraX. 17 January 2019. Retrieved 25 January 2019 – via YouTube.
  21. ^ "Mero – Wolke 10 (Official Video)" (in German). Groove Attack TraX. 7 March 2019. Retrieved 26 March 2019 – via YouTube.
  22. ^ "Mero – Olabilir (Official Video)" (in German). Groove Attack TraX. 13 June 2019. Retrieved 18 June 2019 – via YouTube.
  23. ^ "Eno feat. Mero – Ferrari (Official Video)" (in German). Groove Attack TraX. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 26 March 2019 – via YouTube.