Samra (rapper)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Samra
Samra in 2019
Samra in 2019
Background information
Birth nameHussein Akkouche
Also known asSamra45
Born (1995-01-15) 15 January 1995 (age 26)
Berlin, Germany
GenresGangsta rap,[1] hip-hop
Occupation(s)Rapper
Years active2016–present

Hussein Akkouche[2] (Arabic: حسين عكوش‎, born January 15, 1995), known professionally as Samra, is a German rapper of Lebanese descent from Berlin.[3][4][5] In November 2018, at age 23, he had his first TF1 solo number-one in Germany with "Cataleya". In January 2019, Samra was named the winner of the Hiphop.de Award in the Best National Newcomer category.

Career[edit]

Samra (then known as Samra45) first attracted attention on the German rap scene in the autumn of 2016 as a guest performer on Alpa Gun's album Zurück zur Straße – particularly on "Chaos", where he criticized 187 Strassenbande.[1][6][2] Later that year, he was featured on Mert's "U21".[7][8] Samra was reportedly approached in 2017 by Farid Bang, who was interested in signing the rapper to his Banger Musik label, but Samra refused.[9][10][11] That year, Bushido signed Samra to his EGJ label.[6]

In April 2018, Samra released his first track in a year. The single, "Rohdiamant", had 6.6 million streams in its first week and debuted at number 26 in Germany.[12][4] It was the first time Samra entered the German charts.[4] In July, he reached number one as a featured artist on Bushido's "Für euch alle".[13]

Three months later, Samra was arrested in Prague after a police report of four armed men in a hotel; he and his crew were filming a music video. Among weapons seized by the police were pistols, a machete, an RGD-5 hand grenade and an RPG-75 anti-tank rocket launcher; when they were discovered to be deactivated (rendered incapable of firing), they were returned.[14]

In November 2018, at age 23, Samra had his first solo number one in Germany with "Cataleya"[15][16][17][18] (produced by Bushido).[2] In January 2019, he received the Hiphop.de Best National Newcomer award.[19]

That month, Samra reportedly left Bushido's label.[20] In March, he and Capital Bra reached number one in Germany with "Wir ticken".[21][22] Samra's EP, Travolta, was released as part of Capital Bra's CB6 premium box set on 26 April.[22][23] The following month, "Wieder Lila" was Samra and Capital Bra's second number-one single in Germany.[24]

Stage name[edit]

According to laut.de, the rapper's choice of stage name is unusual;[1] Samra (سمرة) is an Arabic woman's name which means "brunette".[1][25][26]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
GER
[27]
AUT
[28]
SWI
[29]
Jibrail und Iblis 1 1 1

Collaborative albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
GER
[27]
AUT
[28]
SWI
[29]
Berlin lebt 2
(with Capital Bra)
  • Released: 4 October 2019
  • Label: Bra Music, Urban
  • Formats: CD, digital download, streaming, box set
1 1 1

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
GER
[27]
AUT
[28]
SWI
[29]
"Lila" 2016
"Die Eins"
(featuring Anonym)
2017
"Criminal"
"Rohdiamant" 2018 26 37 37
"Roadrunner" 42 53 39
"Cataleya" 1 2 3
"Wir ticken"
(with Capital Bra)
2019 1 1 1 CB6
"Ya Salame"
(with Luciano)
5 5 8
"Harami" 1 1 1
"Shoote ma Shoote" 14 13 15
"Ghetto"
(featuring Capital Bra, Brudi030 and Kalazh44)
9 17 15
"Wieder Lila"
(with Capital Bra)
1 1 2
"Marlboro Rot" 5 5 7
"Royal Rumble"
(with Kalazh44 and Capital Bra featuring Nimo and Luciano)
1 3 4
"Tilidin"
(with Capital Bra)
1 1 1 Berlin lebt 2
"Zombie"
(with Capital Bra)
1 2 6
"Nummer 1"
(with Capital Bra)
1 1 2
"High"
(with Sido and Kool Savas)
16 22 18
"Huracan"
(with Capital Bra)
3 2 3 Berlin lebt 2
"110"
(with Capital Bra and LEA)
1 2 2
"Berlin lebt wie nie zuvor"
(with Capital Bra)
5 5 5
"Colt" 2 3 2 Jibrail & Iblis
"95 BPM" 16 46 23
"Zu Ende"
(with Elif)
2020 4 3 8
"Mon ami" 3 3 4
"Weiss" 3 4 4
"Schüsse im Regen" 3 5 6
"100k Cash"
(with Capital Bra)
3 2 3
"6 Uhr" 6 7 11 Jibrail & Iblis
"Berlin"
(with Capital Bra)
2 2 3
"BaeBae" 2 5 5
"365 Tage"
(with Capital Bra)
4 4 7
"45"
(with Jalil)
37 66 68
"Miskin" 10 14 23
"24 Stunden" 4 13 16
"Lebst du noch" 9 27 33
"Rohdiamant II" 1 3 4
"Kennst du das ?!" 1 8 9
"Lost"
(with Topic42)
3 7 8
"Goldjunge" 2021 27 48

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
GER
[27]
AUT
[28]
SWI
[29]
"Hades"
(Bushido featuring Samra)
2018 8 9 8 Mythos
"Für euch alle"
(Bushido featuring Samra and Capital Bra)
1 1 2
"Fightclub"
(Capital Bra featuring Samra and AK Ausserkontrolle)
3 5 9 Allein
"Click Click"
(Capital Bra featuring Samra)
2019 22 CB6
"Paris"
(Anonym featuring Samra)
2020 42 100 Non-album singles
"Shakira"
(Kalazh44 featuring Samra)
10 13 18
"Unbekannt"
(Bozza featuring Samra)
8 17 18
"Tiefschwarz"
(Kontra K featuring Samra)
2 4 5
"Al Qu Damm"
(Bozza featuring Samra)
24 48 55
"Augen zu"
(Elif featuring Samra)
9 28 40 Nacht
"Gestern nix heute Star"
(Play69 featuring Samra)
23 55 Non-album single

Other charted songs[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
GER
[27]
AUT
[28]
SWI
[29]
"Mosaik" 2019 43 50 61 Travolta EP
"Lambo Gallardo" 90
"Purple Rain"
(with Capital Bra and Santos)
50 Berlin lebt 2
"Lieber Gott"
(with Capital Bra)
62
"So alleine"
(with Capital Bra)
87
"Tief in die Nacht" 2020 35 37 Jibrail und Iblis
"Guerilla"
(Farid Bang featuring Samra and Capital Bra)
50 Genkidama

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Nomination Work Result Ref.
2018 HipHop.de Awards Best Newcomer National Himself Won [30]
2019 Best Song National Wieder Lila (with Capital Bra) Nominated [31]
Best Video National Royal Rumble (with Luciano, Kalazh44, Capital Bra, Nimo) Nominated
Best Group National Samra & Capital Bra Won
1Live Krone Awards Best Single 110 (Capital Bra & Samra feat. LEA) Nominated [32]
Best Hip-Hop Act Samra & Capital Bra Nominated
Hype Awards Newcomer Himself Won [33]
2020 Swiss Music Awards Best Group International Samra & Capital Bra Nominated [34]
Bravo Otto Awards Hip-Hop National Himself Nominated [35]
HipHop.de Awards Best Song National Tiefschwarz (with Kontra K) Nominated [36]
Best Rap-Solo-Act National Himself Nominated
2021 Swiss Music Awards Best Solo Act International Nominated [37]
Best Breaking Act International Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Samra (Biographie)". laut.de. Archived from the original on 27 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b c "Samra: Der Newcomer-Rapper und sein steiniger Weg zum Erfolg". rap.de. 25 March 2017. Archived from the original on 28 March 2019. Retrieved 28 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Der Berliner Rapper Samra landet mit dem Song "Cataleya" einen Hit". Songtexte.com. 15 November 2018. Archived from the original on 27 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b c "Kaum zu glauben, wie Samra noch vor 5 Jahren aussah!". Raptastisch. 16 July 2018. Archived from the original on 28 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Samra macht Capital Bra platt: Machtkampf um RapKrone wird krass". Extratipp.com!. Archived from the original on 16 April 2019. Retrieved 16 April 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ a b "Bushido signt Samra". rap.de. 27 June 2017. Archived from the original on 27 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Samra unterschreibt bei Ersguterjunge". Backspin Web. 3 April 2019. Archived from the original on 1 July 2017. Retrieved 27 June 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Mert FEAT. SAMRA - U21 (prod. by MUKOBEATZ)". YouTube. 30 December 2016. Archived from the original on 31 March 2019. Retrieved 4 April 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Neues Banger Musik-Signing? Was Farid Bang über Samra denkt". Hiphop.de. 25 March 2017. Archived from the original on 4 April 2019. Retrieved 3 April 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Samra liefert seine Erklärung für den Stress mit Farid Bang". Hiphop.de. 18 April 2017. Archived from the original on 13 May 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Der Beef zwischen Samra & Farid Bang: Ahmad Miri berichtet was passiert ist!". Spit-TV.de. 18 May 2017. Archived from the original on 4 April 2019. Retrieved 3 April 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Samra – Rohdiamant". Offizielle Deutsche Charts. Archived from the original on 4 April 2019. Retrieved 3 April 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "Bushido feat. Samra & Capital Bra - Für euch alle". Offizielle Deutsche Charts. Archived from the original on 29 March 2019. Retrieved 29 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ "Verhaftung in Prag - Samra lief mit Raketenwerfer rum!". Raptastisch. 27 October 2018. Archived from the original on 28 March 2019. Retrieved 28 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ "Samra arbeitete scheinbar 3 Jahre an "Cataleya" - Raptastisch". Raptastisch. 13 November 2018. Archived from the original on 27 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019. Dies wäre seine erste Nummer 1-Platzierung als Solo-Künstler und eine riesige Steigerung zu seinen vorherigen Singles. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ ""Samra wird eines Tages größer als Capital Bra!" - Raptastisch". Raptastisch. 15 November 2018. Archived from the original on 27 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019. Vor allem seine neueste Single "Cataleya" sorgt für Aufsehen und könnte den ebenfalls 23 jährigen morgen schon auf Platz 1 der Singlecharts verhelfen. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. ^ "Erste Promi-Mutter nennt ihr Kind "Cathaleya" - Raptastisch". 3 January 2019. Archived from the original on 27 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019. Vor einigen Monaten sorgte EGJ-Rapper Samra mit seiner ersten eigenen Nummer 1-Single für einen riesigen Hype um den Namen "Cataleya". CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  18. ^ "Samra – Cataleya". Offizielle Deutsche Charts. Archived from the original on 27 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  19. ^ Büchler, David (20 January 2019). "Hiphop.de Awards 2018: Das sind die Gewinner" [Hiphop.de Awards 2018: These are the winners] (in German). Hiphop.de. Retrieved 28 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  20. ^ "Bushido: Auch Samra ist weg! Wer ist noch Freund, wer Feind?". Bild.de. 24 January 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  21. ^ "Capital Bra x Samra - Wir ticken". Offizielle Deutsche Charts. Archived from the original on 29 March 2019. Retrieved 29 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  22. ^ a b "Samra: Der Newcomer-Rapper und sein steiniger Weg zum Erfolg - Seite 2 von 2". rap.de. 25 March 2019. Archived from the original on 4 April 2019. Retrieved 3 April 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  23. ^ Senger, Clark (19 March 2019). "Capital Bra will Kollaboalbum mit Samra veröffentlichen und covert "Cheri Cheri Lady"" [Capital Bra wants to release a collaborative album with Samra and covers "Cheri Cheri Lady"] (in German). Hiphop.de. Archived from the original on 23 March 2019. Retrieved 23 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  24. ^ "Wieder Lila - Samra & Capital Bra". Offizielle Deutsche Charts. Archived from the original on 26 May 2019. Retrieved 26 May 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
    "Samra und Capital Bra machen für den Song "Wieder Lila" erneut gemeinsame Sache". Songtexte.com. 26 May 2019. Archived from the original on 26 May 2019. Retrieved 26 May 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  25. ^ "SAMRA - Major Movez GmbH - Bookingagentur - Plattenlabel - Marketing". Major Movez - Booking Agentur - Eventmanagement - Music Label. Archived from the original on 28 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  26. ^ "Fünf Fakten zu Samra, die jeder "Ersguterjunge"-Fan kennen sollte". Boutblank.com. 30 August 2018. Archived from the original on 28 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  27. ^ a b c d e "Suchen nach 'Samra'" [Search after 'Samra'] (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Archived from the original on 27 March 2019. Retrieved 28 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  28. ^ a b c d e "Diskografie – Samra" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Archived from the original on 23 June 2018. Retrieved 28 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  29. ^ a b c d e "Diskografie – Samra" (in German). Swiss Hitparade. Archived from the original on 27 March 2019. Retrieved 28 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  30. ^ Büchler, David (20 January 2019). "Hiphop.de Awards 2018: Das sind die Gewinner". Hiphop.de (in German). Retrieved 31 October 2020.
  31. ^ HHRedaktion (6 February 2020). "Hiphop.de Awards 2019: Alle Gewinner auf einen Blick!". Hiphop.de (in German). Retrieved 31 October 2020.
  32. ^ "1Live Krone 2019 in Bochum: Das sind die Nominierten". www.duesseldorf-tonight.de (in German). Retrieved 1 November 2020.
  33. ^ "HYPEAWARDS 2019 – in Berlin" (in German). Retrieved 2 November 2020.
  34. ^ "Swiss Music Awards 2020 Winners" (PDF).
  35. ^ "BRAVO-Otto-Wahl 2020: Vote für deinen Star!| BRAVO". Bravo.de. Retrieved 31 October 2020.
  36. ^ HHRedaktion (12 December 2020). "Vote hier für die Hiphop.de Awards 2020!". Hiphop.de (in German). Retrieved 16 December 2020.
  37. ^ "Voting | Swiss Music Awards 2021". swissmusicawards.ch. Retrieved 25 January 2021.