Médine (rapper)

Médine Zaouiche (born 24 February 1983 in Le Havre), better known by his stage name Médine, is a French-Algerian rapper. He has been a part of the hip-hop collective La Boussole since 1996. Médine is a practicing Muslim, and many of his lyrics deal with the hardships of migrants, oppressed individuals, and Muslims in the Western world. One article he wrote for Time magazine after the 2005 riots was entitled "How Much More French Can I Be".[1]

Médine
Médine in concert at Sevran
Médine in concert at Sevran
Background information
Birth nameMédine Zaouiche
Also known asArabian Panther, Boulehya
Born (1983-02-24) 24 February 1983 (age 38)
Le Havre, Seine-Maritime
GenresFrench rap, political hip-hop
Occupation(s)rapper
Years active2002-present
LabelsDin Records

Médine is French for Medina.

DiscographyEdit

ProjectsEdit

Year Album Peak positions Certifications
FRA
[2]
BEL
(Wa)

[3]
SWI
[4]
2004 11 Septembre (Récit du 11ème jour)  –  –  –
2005 Jihad (Le plus grand combat est contre soi-même)  –  –  –
2006 Table d'écoute 115  –  –
2008 Don't Panik Tape 30  –  –
Arabian Panther 30  –  –
2011 Table d'écoute 2 28 81  –
2012 Made In 117  –  –
2013 Protest Song 9 25 82
2015 Démineur 54 46  –
2017 Prose élite 11 29 39
2018 Storyteller 10 16 37
2020 Grand Médine 4 15 47

SinglesEdit

Year Single Peak positions Album
FRA
[2]
BEL
(Wa)

[3]
SWI
[4]
2012 "Biopic"
(featuring Kayna Samet)
143
2016 "Rappeur de force" 136 Prose élite
"Global" 173
[5]
2017 "Grand Paris"
(featuring Lartiste, Lino, Sofiane, Alivor, Seth Gueko, Ninho & Youssoupha)
64
[6]
2018 "Kyll"
(Médine x Booba)
2 34 62 Non-album single
2020 "Grand Paris 2"
(feat. Koba LaD, Pirate, Larry, Oxmo Puccino & Rémy)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Medine (November 6, 2005). "How Much More French Can I Be". Time. Retrieved December 7, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "Medine discography". lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 July 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "Medine discography". ultratop.be/fr/. Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 July 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b "Medine discography". hitparade.ch. Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 August 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés - SNEP (Week 49, 2016)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Archived from the original on 15 January 2017. Retrieved 10 December 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés - SNEP (Week 9, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 4 March 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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