Tujamo

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Tujamo
Tujamo live @ Airbeat One 2017.jpg
Background information
Birth name Matthias Richter
Born (1988-01-18) January 18, 1988 (age 30)
Detmold, Germany
Genres Electro house
Occupation(s)
  • DJ
  • producer
  • musician
Labels Spinnin'

Matthias Richter (born 18 January 1988 in Detmold, Germany), better known by his stage name Tujamo, is a German electro house music producer, who along with Plastik Funk and Sneakbo released the single "Dr. Who!", which peaked at number 21 on the UK Singles Chart.[1] He also had a hit with Steve Aoki and Chris Lake,[2] "Boneless", which charted at #49 on the German Singles Chart and #42 on the Austrian Singles Chart.

Background[edit]

Tujamo was born Matthias Richter in 1988 in Detmold, Germany.[3] He began DJing at age 17 and in 2006 participated in and won a talent competition hosted by Club Index in Schüttorf, where he became a resident DJ.[3] He began using the Tujamo moniker that same year and released his debut single, "Mombasa", in 2011.[3] His first hit, "Who", was originally released in 2011 in collaboration with Plastik Funk, also from Germany.[3] It became a large hit at the Winter Music Conference, a Miami house club.[3] In 2014, his single "Boneless", released in collaboration with Steve Aoki and Chris Lake, charted at number 49 on the German Singles Chart[3] and number 42 on the Dutch Singles Chart.[4] The same year, he reworked "Who" as "Dr. Who!" with vocals from British rapper Sneakbo and it charted at number 21 on the UK Singles Chart, receiving support from Avicii, Tiësto, Fedde Le Grand and Steve Aoki.[3] He has also remixed songs by Bob Sinclar, Peter Gelderblom and Wynter Gordon and has played all over Germany and globally, including South America,[3] Turkey, Brazil and Russia.[5] Some of his other singles include "How We Roll", "Do It All Night", "Back 2 You" and a cover version of Laserkraft 3D's "Nein Mann".[6]

Discography[edit]

Charted singles[edit]

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
GER
[7]
AUT
[8]
BEL
[9]
FRA
[10]
NLD
[11]
UK US
"Who"
(with Plastik Funk)
2012 43 Non-album singles
"Boneless"
(with Steve Aoki and Chris Lake)
2013 49 42 73 96
"Hey Mister" 2014 79
"Dr. Who!"
(with Plastik Funk featuring Sneakbo)
21
"Nova"
(vs. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Felguk)
2
"Delirious (Boneless)"
(with Steve Aoki and Chris Lake featuring Kid Ink)
90 Neon Future.I
"S.A.X."
(with Laidback Luke)
2015 48 Non-album singles
"Booty Bounce" 101 118
"Cream"
(with Danny Avila)
117
"Booty Bounce"
(with Taio Cruz)
2016 83 77
"Drop That Low (When I Dip)" 80
"Boom!" 44
"Riverside (Reloaded)"
(with Sidney Samson)
2018 94
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Non-charted singles[edit]

2009

  • Beat Back

2010

  • Switch It
  • Mombasa

2011

  • Do It All Night
  • Back 2 You (with Robell Parker)

2012

  • How We Roll
  • Crump

2014

  • Darth Theme

2015

  • Beat Back (Crazy Flute Mix)
  • All Night (with Jacob Plant; Fly Eye)

2016

2017

  • Make U Love Me (Spinnin' Records)
  • One On One (featuring Sorana; Spinnin' Records)

2018

  • Body Language (featuring Miranda Glory and Haris; Spinnin' Records)
  • Funk You (vs. La Fuente; Spinnin' Records)
  • With U (Official Untold Festival Anthem 2018)[12] (featuring Karen Harding; Spinnin' Records)

Remixes[edit]

2010

  • Tujamo - Auf gehts (Tujamo Remix)
  • Shemian - 24 Hours (Tujamo Remix)
  • Jochen Pash - From London to Detroit (Tujamo Remix)

2011

  • Disfunktion - Dead Pixels (Tujamo Remix)
  • Jim Tonique & Patrick Bryze - Better World (Tujamo Club Mix)
  • Housepussies - Zora In Red (Tujamo Remix)
  • Horny United featuring Philippe Heithier - Only You (Tujamo Remix)
  • Ralph Good featuring Polina Griffith - SOS (Tujamo Remix)
  • Boogie Pimps - Knocking (Tujamo Remix)
  • Peter Gelderblom featuring Dominica - I Gotta Let U Go (Tujamo Remix)
  • Tiko's Groove featuring Gosha - I Can't Get Nothing (Plastik Funk & Tujamo Remix)
  • Fragma - Toca's Miracle (Tujamo Remix)
  • Plastik Funk & Fragma - What Love Can Do (Tujamo Remix)

2012

  • Bob Sinclar - Groupie (Tujamo Remix)
  • Bastian van Shield - Nobody (Tujamo Remix)
  • Dubvision - All By Myself (Tujamo Remix)
  • Federico Scavo & Andrea Guzzoletti - Strump (Tujamo Remix)

2013

  • Major Lazer - Jet Blue Jet (Tujamo Remix)

2014

  • Laidback Luke & Martin Solveig - BLOW (Tujamo Remix)
  • Deadmau5 - The Reward Is Cheese (Tujamo Remix)
  • Jack Ü featuring Kiesza - Take Ü There (Tujamo Remix)

2015

  • Laidback Luke featuring Goodgrip - Rocking With The Best (Tujamo Remix)
  • Pep & Rash - Rumors (Tujamo Remix)
  • Showtek featuring MC Ambush - 90s By Nature (Tujamo Remix)
  • Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike featuring Ne-Yo - Higher Place (Tujamo Remix)
  • Martin Solveig featuring Sam White - +1 (Tujamo Remix)

2017

  • David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne - Light My Body Up (Tujamo Remix)
  • David Guetta featuring Justin Bieber - 2U (Tujamo Remix)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014-04-05 Top 40 Official Singles Chart UK Archive". OfficialCharts.com. Retrieved 2014-03-31. 
  2. ^ "Mainstream Success Tujamo Talks About Staying True To Your Own Brand of Music". Popspoken.com. Retrieved 2016-02-16. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Artist Biography by John D. Buchanan. "Tujamo | Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-07-04. 
  4. ^ "Discographie Tujamo". austriancharts.at. Retrieved 2014-07-04. 
  5. ^ "Interview: Das Fremdwort Ruhe: Tujamo im Gespräch - Update-City". Ostwestfalen.update-city.de. 2012-05-30. Archived from the original on 2014-10-20. Retrieved 2014-07-04. 
  6. ^ "Ministry of Sound presents. Tujamo @ AIR, 東京都 - 2014.05.09 (Fri) | iFLYER.tv (アイフライヤー)". iFLYER.tv. 2014-04-18. Retrieved 2014-07-04. 
  7. ^ "Tujamo" (in German). GfK Entertainment. Retrieved April 5, 2018. 
  8. ^ "Tujamo discography". austriancharts.at (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved April 5, 2018. 
  9. ^ "Tujamo discography". ultratop.be (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved April 5, 2018. 
  10. ^ "Tujamo discography". lescharts.com (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved April 5, 2018. 
  11. ^ "Tujamo discography". dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved April 5, 2018. 
  12. ^ "WITH U (feat. Karen Harding) OFFICIAL UNTOLD FESTIVAL ANTHEM 2018 - Single by Tujamo on iTunes". iTunes Store (US). Retrieved 3 August 2018.