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Delica Landry (born 19 November 1977), better known by his stage name Dry, is a French rapper of Congolese origin. He is also known by the aliases "L'Amiral" and "L'Intransférable".

Dry
Birth nameDelica Landry
Also known asL'Amiral / L'Intransférable
Born (1977-03-16) 16 March 1977 (age 42)
Villepinte, France
GenresRap
Occupation(s)Rapper
Years active1994 – present
LabelsWati B
Associated actsIntouchable, Demon One, Mafia K-1 Fry, Sexion d'Assaut, Nessbeal, Rohff, Rim'K, Mister You

Landry Delica grew up in Sevran in Seine-Saint-Denis, outside of Paris, where he was friends with the rapper Nessbeal before moving in 1991 to Orly in the Val-de-Marne.

In addition to his solo work, Dry is a member of French rap group Intouchable alongside band member Demon One (real name Hakim Sid). He is also part of the French rap collective Mafia K-1 Fry (sometimes stylized as Mafia K'1 Fry) alongside the other Intouchable member Demon One. Intouchable, Dry and Demon One had a lot of collaborations with other members of the collective.

As member of Mafia K-1 Fry, Dry took part in albums by rappers Ideal J, Rohff and 113 before releasing with Intouchable the 2000 album Les points sur les I. In 2004, he took part in the third album Rohff La fierté des nôtres and in the compilation Street Lourd Hall Stars with "La hass" featuring Kamelancien, de Bicêtre -94-, and Rohff. In 2005, Intouchable released their second album La vie de rêve with a joint title "La gagne" featuring Tonton David. Dry has also been featured on a number of Sexion d'Assaut rap band.

In 2008, Dry had his debut solo album as a street tape entitled De la pure pour les durs including many unreleased tracks of Dry. In 2009, he released his debut studio album Les derniers seront les premiers followed up by a second solo studio album on 20 February 2012 called Tôt ou tard.

DiscographyEdit

Albums / MixtapesEdit

Solo
Year Album Charts Notes Certification
FR
[1]
BEL
(Wa)

[2]
2008 De la pure pour les durs 54  – Street tape
2009 Les derniers seront les premiers 25  – 1st studio album
2012 Tôt ou tard 18 170 2nd studio album
2013 Maintenant ou jamais 13 72 3rd studio album
As part of Intouchable
  • 2000 : Les points sur les I
  • 2001 : I Have a Dream (maxi)
  • 2004 : Original Mix-Tape (mixtape)
  • 2005 : La vie de rêve
In collective Mafia K'1 Fry
  • 1997 : Les liens sacrés
  • 1999 : Légendaire
  • 2003 : La cerise sur le ghetto
  • 2007 : Jusqu'à la mort

SinglesEdit

Year Single Charts Certification Album
FR
[1]
BEL
(Wa)

[2]
2012 "Ma Mélodie"
(featuring Maître Gims)
41 27
2013 "Le choix"
(featuring Maître Gims)
57  – Maintenant ou jamais
"Maintenant ou jamais"
(with Tal)
79 58*
"On fait pas semblant"
(featuring Dr Berize)
161  –
2018 "Tant pis "
(featuring Dadju)
89  –

*Did not appear in the official Belgian Ultratop 50 charts, but rather in the bubbling under Ultratip charts. For Ultratip peaks, added 50 positions to arrive at an equivalent Ultratop position

Featured in
Year Single Charts Album
FR
[1]
BEL
(Vl)
BEL
(Wa)

[2]
2012 "Cérémonie"
(Sexion d'Assaut featuring Dry)
82  – 53*
2013 "One Shot"
(Maître Gims featuring Dry)
16 57* 25
"Obrigado La Famille"
(David Carreira featuring Dry)
55  –  –
2014 "À la vôtre"
(Black M feat. JR O Crom, Dry & Big Ali)
27  –  – Les yeux plus gros que le monde
"Billet facile"
(Shin Sekaï, Dry, Abou Debeing & Docteur Beriz)
153  –  – Les chroniques du Wati Boss - Volume 2
2018 "Mignon garçon"
(4Keus feat. Naza, KeBlack & Dry)
107  –  –

*Did not appear in the official Belgian Ultratop 50 charts, but rather in the bubbling under Ultratip charts. For Ultratip peaks, added 50 positions to arrive at an equivalent Ultratop position

AppearancesEdit

Main
  • 2003: Dry - "Freestyle" on mixtape Pur son ghetto Vol. 2
  • 2003: Dry feat Rohff, Sefyu & Zesau - Baiser sur la compile Talents fachés 1
  • 2006: Dry feat Singuila - "Coup du sort" in the compilation Street couleur
  • 2008: Dry feat Belly Blanco - "Je suis l'un d'eux" in the compilation Département 94
  • 2009: Dry feat AP, Selim Du 9.4 & OGB - "J'ai la rime" in the compilation Les yeux dans la banlieue Vol. 2
Featured in
  • 1996: Ideal J feat Dry, Rohff, Rim-K & Manu Key - "Show Bizness" in Ideal J EP Original Mc's sur une mission
  • 2007: Rim'K feat Dry & Medine - "Le billet de banque" in Rim'K album Famille nombreuse
  • 2008: Kery James feat Dry - "Egotripes" in the Kery James album A l'ombre du show business
  • 2008: 3ème Prototype feat Dry - "Normal" on the Street CD of 3e Prototype, Le renouveau
  • 2008: Gooki feat Dry & S'Co - "J'ai fait un rêve" in the Gooki album Trop de choses à dire
  • 2009: Kennedy feat Dry, Ol Kainry, Seth Gueko, Black Barby, Despo Rutti & Alonzo - "Code de la rue Remix" in the Kennedy album Cicatrice
  • 2009: AP feat Dry & OGB - "Tempéraments" in the AP album Discret
  • 2009: Sexion d'Assaut feat Dry - "Wati bon son" in the Street CD of Sexion D'assaut L'écrasement de tête
  • 2010: Mister You feat Dry, John Steed & Wira - "Vieille meuf" in the Mister You album Présumé coupable
  • 2010: 400 Hyènes feat Dry, Zesau, Alpha 5.20, Iron Sy & Beli Blanco - "Union malsaine" in the 400 Hyènes album L'esprit du clan
  • 2010: Sexion d'Assaut feat Dry - "Wati by night" in the Sexion d'assaut album L'école des points vitaux
  • 2010: Ol Kainry feat Dry - "Beleck" in the Ol Kainry album Au max 2.0

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