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Raptile

Raptile

German rapper
Raptile
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro German rapper
A.K.A. Addis Mussa
Is Rapper
From Germany
Type Music
Gender male
Birth 14 September 1976, Munich, Germany
Age: 43 years
Star sign VirgoVirgo
Genre:
Hip hop music
The details

Biography

Addis Mussa (born September 14, 1976, in Munich), better known by his stage names Addis and Raptile, is a German-Ethiopian artist, producer and songwriter. He has performed with such American acts as Xzibit, Strong Arm Steady and Trey Songz.

Biography

Addis was signed to Sony BMG in Europe and sold over 250,000 units overseas (worldwide sales approx. 500,000 units). His catalogue of songs from Europe is available in the US on iTunes GLOBAL TAKEOVER 1-4.

His album, “Classic Material“, went to #8 on the German media control charts. His international career continued with the release of his 3rd single, “MY EVERYTHING”, featuring Jamaican reggae superstar Wayne Wonder, whose hit single, “No Letting Go”, was top 10 worldwide in 2003.

He moved to Florida in January 2007 and is currently working on his US debut album (tba). His artist Lionezz participated in ego trip's Miss Rap Supreme, which aired on VH1 in 2008. Addis appeared on the reality TV program MTV Cribs. His song, "Neva Eva", was featured in the video game NBA Live 07 (EA Sports).

Discography

Albums

Title Year Peak chart positions
US
USR&B
GER
"Da Basilisk's Eye"
(with Roger Rekless)
2001
"Classic Material" 2004 8
"Mozez"
(also available as Limited Edition)
2005 36
"Hero Muzik" 2006
"Best of - Europe's Golden Child"
(Best Of CD)
"Global Takeover, Pt. 1" 2007
"Global Takeover, Pt. 2"
"Global Takeover, Pt. 3"
"Global Takeover, Pt. 4"
"Animal Kingdom"
(with Follow Your Instinct (FYI))
2015
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
USR&B
GER
AUT
SWI
"Microphone Igniter / We don't need u"
(with Roger Rekless)
2001 Da Basilisk's Eye
"Rest ya head on my chest"
(with Roger Rekless)
"Make Y'All Bounce"
(featuring Xzibit) (Strong Arm Steady Version)
2004 24 Classic Material
"Da Unbeatables"
(featuring Valezka)
14
"My Everything"
(featuring Wayne Wonder)
64
"Fight Back" 2005 10 37 Mozez
"Da Symphony (Olé Olé)" 26
"Go Faster" 2006 27 Hero Muzik
"NevaEva" 32
"Missin' Ur Kisses"
(featuring Trey Songz)
87
Changed his name to "Addis" & also formed a new European-American supergroup called "Follow Your Instinct"
"Stay Strong" 2010 Non-album single
"Disco"
(Addis featuring Follow Your Instinct)
- - Animal Kingdom
"Murderer"
(featuring Viper)
2011 Non-album single
"On The Floor"
(Follow Your Instinct)
2012 Animal Kingdom
"No Matter What They Say"
(Follow Your Instinct featuring Samu Haber of Sunrise Avenue)
54 68
"My City"
(Follow Your Instinct)
2013 24
"Baby It's OK"
(Follow Your Instinct featuring Alexandra Stan)
17 31 44
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.
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https://web.archive.org/web/20090803185346/http://www.blokabuzz.com/
https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb14578846g
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https://d-nb.info/gnd/135368022
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https://musicbrainz.org/artist/6f64acfd-533e-4789-9dea-8d68fb90d232
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