Lartiste, rapper

Youssef Akdim (born 4 July 1985), better known as Lartiste, is a Moroccan singer and rapper. Born in Marrakesh, Morocco, he emigrated to France at 7 years old, having lived in Bondy and later in Le Blanc-Mesnil, outside of Paris. At age 13, he became part of the rap band Malédiction and at 16 he adopted the stage name Lartiste ("L'artiste" - "The artist" in English). He released "Évasion", his first maxi solo, in 2006 and joined the collective French Cut, having released a mixtape, Rap 1.9, in 2010. Going solo, his 2013 studio album, Lalbum ( l'album - "the album" in English), included several musical influences including funk, soul, pop, electro and African sounds. He released his second studio album, Fenomeno, in 2015, his third and fourth albums, Maestro and Clandestino, in 2016, and his fifth Clandestino, in 2018. Also in 2018, the third single from Clandestino, "Mafiosa", which features Brazilian singer Caroliina, reached number 2 in the main French singles chart, number one in the Megafusion chart (which contabilizes the selling and streaming numbers in France), number six in Wallonia and number one in Portugal, where it was also the first radio hit containing a significant part of lyrics in French since Stromae's "Papaoutai", in 2014.

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  • Interview Vianney singers and Lartiste
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    Interview Vianney singers and Lartiste
    Duration: 00:23:11
    07/03/2017Rights available
  • 2019 Mawazine Festival: interviews with various artists such as Bigflo et Oli band
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    2019 Mawazine Festival: interviews with various artists such as Bigflo et Oli band
    Duration: 00:35:33
    06/21/2019Rights available
  • Lartiste : interview and filming of the clip "Comme Avant"
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    Lartiste : interview and filming of the clip "Comme Avant"
    Duration: 00:25:16
    07/23/2020Rights available