Kenza Farah (born 8 July 1986) is a Franco-Algerian singer-songwriter. Her album Authentik won gold in its second week. It was followed up by Avec le cœur and Trésor.[1]

Kenza Farah
Kenza Farah en concert.jpg
Background information
Born (1986-07-08) 8 July 1986 (age 36)
Béjaïa, Algeria
GenresRap, R&B, Hip hop
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, artistic director
Years active2006–present
LabelsKarismatik
Websitewww.kenza-farah.fr

CareerEdit

Kenza Farah was born on 8 July 1986 in Béjaïa, Algeria and grew up in the 15th arrondissement of Marseille. She has six siblings. At the age of 14, she began playing shows in neighborhoods and won singing contests. Followed by a singing competition, Farah met the producers who allowed her to record some songs in the studio, including "Mon Ange", "Trésor" and "Il ma trahie". She was noticed by the producer Abdel.B, who produced her album from 2006 to 2007 with the independent record label Karismatik.

She is known for her collaborations with many artists such as Sefyu, Le Rat Luciano, Idir, Big Ali, Psy 4 de la Rime, Nina Sky, Roldán of the group Orishas, Busy Signal, Alonzo, Melissa M, Kayline and Nabila (of Karismatik), Soprano, and Ahmed Chawki amongst others.

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

Year Single Charts Certification Notes
FRA
[2]
BEL
(Wa)

[3]
2007 Authentik 5 50
2008 Avec le cœur 7 59
2010 Trésor 18 86
2012 4 Love 13 44
2014 Karismatik 31 67
2019 Au clair de ma plume 44
[4]
186

SinglesEdit

Year Single Charts Certification Album
FRA
[2]
BEL
(Wa)

[3]
2007 "Je me bats" / "Appelez-moi Kenza" 11  – Authentik
2008 "J'essaie encore" 14  – Avec le cœur
"Au cœur de la rue"  – 19
(Ultratip)
2010 "Là où tu vas" 11  – Trésor
2012 "Quelque part" 64 15
(Ultratip)
4 Love
"Coup de cœur" (feat. Soprano) 16 21
(Ultratip)
2013 "Obsesión" (Tropical Family)
(with Lucenzo)
16 7
(Ultratip)
Tropical Family
2014 "Yätayö" 190 Karismatik
"Problèmes"
(feat. Jul)
55
2016 "Fais le job" 122 TBA
"Mon ange 2.0" 159
[5]
2018 "Photos"
Featured in
Year Single Charts Certification Album
FRA
[2]
BEL
(Wa)

[3]
2013 "Habibi I Love You"
(Ahmed Chawki featuring Pitbull & Kenza Farah)
153  – Non-album release
2015 "Liées"
(Ridsa featuring Kenza Farah)
81  –

MixtapesEdit

Year Single Charts Certification Notes
FRA
[2]
BEL
Wa

2007 Authentik Mixtape 82  –

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kenza Farah". Allmusic.com.
  2. ^ a b c d LesCharts.com: Kenza Farah page
  3. ^ a b c Ultratop.be/fr/: Kenza Farah page
  4. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Albums Fusionnes – SNEP (Week 9, 2019)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved March 4, 2019.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés – SNEP (Week 51, 2016)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Archived from the original on December 26, 2016. Retrieved December 24, 2016.

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