SoFly and Nius

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soFLY & Nius
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Nius (left) & soFLY (right)
Background information
Genres Hip hop, hip house, pop, R&B
Occupation(s) Producer
Years active 2008–present
Labels APG / Atlantic Records / Warner/Chappell Music
Associated acts Flo Rida, Sia, B.o.B, Justin Bieber, Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull
Members soFLY (Raphaël Judrin)
Nius (Pierre-Antoine Melki)

soFLY & Nius is a French music producing and songwriting duo of hip hop, R&B and pop signed to Artist Publishing Group (APG) / (Atlantic Records / Warner/Chappell Music[1]).

Members[edit]

It is made up of:

  • Raphaël Judrin (artist name soFLY) - born in Paris in 1985
  • Pierre-Antoine Melki (artist name Nius) - born in Lyon in 1988

They regularly work with producer/songwriter Yoan "Oddfellow" Chirescu.

Career[edit]

Before joining each other, Nius had produced many tracks on M. Pokora's album Mise à jour,[2] while soFLY was working on the Blue Tape projects with the rapper Vicelow.[3]

In France they worked with a great number of artists including Rohff, AKH, Soprano, M. Pokora, Amel Bent,[4] Shy'm[5] and with the music collective Mafia K-1 Fry.

Moving to the United States, they also produced for a number of American artists including Cory Gunz ("A Little Taste"), rapper Tony Yayo,[6] T. Mills.[7]

Very notably, they produced Justin Bieber's "Take You" from the album Believe and 5 tracks in Flo Rida's album Wild Ones[8] including the title track and international hit "Wild Ones" featuring Sia and 4th single "I Cry". They also produced Enrique Iglesias' last single "Finally Found You".[9]

Their work has resulted in one Grammy Award nomination for 2013 Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (Wild Ones - Flo Rida featuring Sia).[10]

They were also chosen to be part of the jury, along with Hype Williams, for the first edition of the Dubai International Music Awards in November 2013.[11]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Video Games[edit]

Year Game Title Artist Notes
2012 FIFA 13 Let It Roll (Pt. 2) Flo Rida feat. Lil Wayne
2013 Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel Double or Nothing Big Boi & B.o.B. Game’s official theme song, made with Oddfellow

Songs[edit]

Notes

* (additional strings from Yoan "Oddfellow" Chirescu)
** (as featured artists)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Producers | Artist Publishing Group". artistpublishinggroup.com. Retrieved 2017-03-21. 
  2. ^ Charts in France.com: M. Pokora en interview (in French)
  3. ^ Zikaddict: Vicelow (in French)
  4. ^ "Amel Bent en interview". chartsinfrance.net. Retrieved 2012-05-12. 
  5. ^ "Les Charts". lescharts.com. Retrieved 2012-05-12. 
  6. ^ "Tony Yayo - They Hate". youtube.com. Retrieved 2012-05-12. 
  7. ^ "T. Mills - Leaving Home". thinktankdigital.com. Retrieved 2012-05-12. 
  8. ^ "Flo Rida, 'Wild Ones': Track-By-Track Review". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-03-21. 
  9. ^ "Enrique Iglesias Feat. Sammy Adams - Finally Found You". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-03-21. 
  10. ^ "Grammy Awards 2013: Major Nominees List". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-03-21. 
  11. ^ Reporter, Kelly Crane,Senior (2012-12-11). "Jay-Z and Rihanna to be awarded in Dubai?". GulfNews. Retrieved 2017-03-21. 
  12. ^ Hung, Steffen. "lescharts.com - Flo Rida feat. Sia - Wild Ones". www.lescharts.com. Retrieved 2017-03-21. 
  13. ^ Hung, Steffen. "lescharts.com - Flo Rida - Let It Roll". www.lescharts.com. Retrieved 2017-03-21. 
  14. ^ Hung, Steffen. "lescharts.com - Flo Rida - I Cry". www.lescharts.com. Retrieved 2017-03-21. 
  15. ^ Hung, Steffen. "lescharts.com - Enrique Iglesias feat. Sammy Adams - Finally Found You". www.lescharts.com. Retrieved 2017-03-21. 
  16. ^ "Justin Bieber - Take You". lescharts.com. 2012-05-12. Retrieved 2012-05-12. 
  17. ^ "Neon Jungle - Welcome To The Jungle". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-03-21. 
  18. ^ "Artist Publishing Group". Artist Publishing Group. 2014-03-24. Retrieved 2014-04-19. 
  19. ^ "DANNY MERCER | Watch “Who Are You Loving Now?” Video". 360magazine. 2014-07-24. Retrieved 2014-08-19. 

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