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soFLY & Nius is a French music production and songwriting duo signed to Artist Publishing Group (APG) (Atlantic Records/Warner/Chappell Music).[1]

soFLY & Nius
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Nius (left) & soFLY (right)
Background information
GenresHip hop, hip house, pop, R&B
Occupation(s)Producers
Years active2008–present
LabelsAPG, Atlantic Records, Warner/Chappell Music
Associated actsFlo Rida, Sia, B.o.B, Justin Bieber, Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull
MemberssoFLY (Raphaël Judrin)
Nius (Pierre-Antoine Melki)

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MembersEdit

soFLY & Nius is made up of:

  • Raphaël Judrin (artist name soFLY), born in Paris in 1985
  • Pierre-Antoine Melki (artist name Nius), born in Lyon in 1988

They regularly work with producer and songwriter Yoan "Oddfellow" Chirescu.

CareerEdit

Before joining each other, Nius had produced many tracks on M. Pokora's album Mise à jour,[2] while soFLY was working on the Blue Tape projects with the rapper Vicelow.[3]

In France, they worked with a great number of artists including Rohff, AKH, Soprano, M. Pokora, Amel Bent,[4] Shy'm[5] and with the music collective Mafia K-1 Fry.

Moving to the United States, they also produced for a number of American artists including Cory Gunz ("A Little Taste"), rapper Tony Yayo[6] and T. Mills.[7]

Very notably, they produced Justin Bieber's "Take You" from the album Believe and five tracks in Flo Rida's album Wild Ones,[8] including the title track and international hit "Wild Ones", featuring Sia, and the fourth single "I Cry". They also produced Enrique Iglesias's single "Finally Found You".[9]

Their work has resulted in one Grammy Award nomination for 2013 Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (Wild Ones - Flo Rida featuring Sia).[10]

They were also chosen to be part of the jury, along with Hype Williams, for the first edition of the Dubai International Music Awards in November 2013.[11]

DiscographyEdit

SinglesEdit

Video GamesEdit

Year Game Title Artist Notes
2012 FIFA 13 Let It Roll (Pt. 2) Flo Rida feat. Lil Wayne
2013 Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel Double or Nothing Big Boi & B.o.B. Game’s official theme song, made with Oddfellow

SongsEdit

Notes

* (additional strings from Yoan "Oddfellow" Chirescu)
** (as featured artists)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Producers | Artist Publishing Group". artistpublishinggroup.com. Retrieved 21 March 2017.
  2. ^ Charts in France.com: M. Pokora en interview (in French)
  3. ^ Zikaddict: Vicelow (in French)
  4. ^ "Amel Bent en interview". chartsinfrance.net. Retrieved 12 May 2012.
  5. ^ "Les Charts". lescharts.com. Retrieved 12 May 2012.
  6. ^ "Tony Yayo - They Hate". youtube.com. Retrieved 12 May 2012.
  7. ^ "T. Mills - Leaving Home". thinktankdigital.com. Retrieved 12 May 2012.
  8. ^ "Flo Rida, 'Wild Ones': Track-By-Track Review". Billboard. Retrieved 21 March 2017.
  9. ^ "Enrique Iglesias Feat. Sammy Adams - Finally Found You". Discogs. Retrieved 21 March 2017.
  10. ^ "Grammy Awards 2013: Major Nominees List". Billboard. Retrieved 21 March 2017.
  11. ^ Reporter, Kelly Crane,Senior (11 December 2012). "Jay-Z and Rihanna to be awarded in Dubai?". GulfNews. Retrieved 21 March 2017.
  12. ^ Hung, Steffen. "lescharts.com - Flo Rida feat. Sia - Wild Ones". www.lescharts.com. Retrieved 21 March 2017.
  13. ^ Hung, Steffen. "lescharts.com - Flo Rida - Let It Roll". www.lescharts.com. Retrieved 21 March 2017.
  14. ^ Hung, Steffen. "lescharts.com - Flo Rida - I Cry". www.lescharts.com. Retrieved 21 March 2017.
  15. ^ Hung, Steffen. "lescharts.com - Enrique Iglesias feat. Sammy Adams - Finally Found You". www.lescharts.com. Retrieved 21 March 2017.
  16. ^ "Justin Bieber - Take You". lescharts.com. 12 May 2012. Retrieved 12 May 2012.
  17. ^ "Neon Jungle - Welcome To The Jungle". Discogs. Retrieved 21 March 2017.
  18. ^ "Artist Publishing Group". Artist Publishing Group. 24 March 2014. Retrieved 19 April 2014.
  19. ^ "DANNY MERCER | Watch "Who Are You Loving Now?" Video". 360magazine. 24 July 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014.

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