Senna Guemmour

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Senna Guemmour
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Guemmour performing with Monrose at Cologne Pride in July 2009
Background information
Birth name Senna Guemmour
Born (1979-12-28) 28 December 1979 (age 38)
Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • rapper
  • television presenter
Years active 2006–present
Labels
Associated acts Monrose

Senna Guemmour (born 28 December 1979[1]) is a German singer, songwriter, rapper and television presenter. She was a member of the pop group Monrose.

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Guemmour was born in Frankfurt to parents from Morocco and Algeria.[2] She grew up in the housing estate of Frankfurt-Nordweststadt. Guemmour's father died in 1992. Shaped by her life in the urban area, Guemmour became interested in hip hop culture and music.

Career[edit]

In 2003, Guemmour auditioned for the television show Popstars – Das Duell, but was eliminated during the callback. In 2006, she auditioned again, this time for Popstars – Neue Engel braucht das Land where she made it throughout the entire competition and became a member of the girl group Monrose. The group turned out to be very popular, attaining two number-one singles on the German Singles Charts ("Shame" and "Hot Summer") and landing six top-10 hits as of mid-2008.

In 2007, Guemmoura collaborated with German musician Dieter Falk on the track "Kein Schöner Land", from his album Volkslieder. The following year, she was featured on German rapper Kool Savas' single "Melodie".

On 9 September 2008 Guemmour, along with Oliver Petszokat, hosted the German edition of The Singing Bee on television channel ProSieben. Furthermore, she is a jury member of the German talent show Mascerade. Monrose split up in 2011.

Discography[edit]

With Monrose[edit]

Singles as featured artist[edit]

Title Year Peaks Album
GER
"Melodie"
(Kool Savas featuring Senna and Meo Mitchell)
2008 68 Tot oder Lebendig

References[edit]