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Maitre Gims

Born:     May 6, 1986
Birthplace:   Kinshasa, DR Congo
Zodiac Sign:  Taurus

Gandhi Djuna aka better known by his stage name Maître Gims ([mɛtʁ ɡims]) or just Gims, is a Congolese rapper and singer.


He grew up in France and currently lives in France and Morroco. He is a former member of the hip-hop group Sexion d'Assaut, and released his major label debut album, Subliminal, in 2013.


The album sold over one million copies in France and peaked at number two on the French album chart.


His next two albums reached number one in France and Belgium (Wallonia) and peaked in the top 40 across various European countries, including Denmark, Italy, and Switzerland. He topped the French singles chart four times, including once as a featured artist, most recently in 2018 with his song "La même."


The song was the most played in France in 2018 and helped Gims become the most-played artist on French TV and radio for the same year.

In 2018 he was the 7th most-played artist worldwide on Deezer. He has worked with several international artists, such as Sia, Pitbull, Lil Wayne, Stromae, and others.

Maître Gims created his own record label, MMC (for Monstre Marin Corporation), affiliated with Universal Music France. He signed rapper Bedjik (his younger sibling), rapper Yanslo (19e arrondissement), Vitaa, Coupé-Décalé artist DJ Arafat, DJ Last One, who already DJs for Maître Gims, and Amalya, a contestant in. Source.

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