Skread

Skread, is a renowned French music producer who has made significant contributions to the French rap scene. He attended the École de Management de Normandie in the early 2000s, where he met Aurélien Cotentin and Guillaume Tranchant, who would later be know has Orelsan and Gringe. This meeting proved to be a crucial turning point in Skread’s life, as the trio eventually formed the popular rap group, Casseurs Flowers. It was during his time in college that Skread met Abdoulaye Doucoure, with whom he founded the record label 7th Magnitude. He composed several songs, including Tallac and Baby, for Booba in 2004. In 2006, he was awarded an NRJ Music Award for the Best Song of the Year for his work on Diam’s hit single La Boulette.In 2009, Skread decided to focus more on the 7th Magnitude label, which coincided with the rise of Orelsan’s career. The duo’s first album Perdu d’avance was certified platinum.Two years later, their second album, Le chant des sirènes, earned the same distinction. Skread’s collaboration with Orelsan also led to the creation of the album Orelsan et Gringe sont les Casseurs Flowters in 2013, which was followed by a movie, Comment c’est loin. Skread produced its soundtrack, and he even appeared as himself in the film. Both the album and the movie were hugely successful, and the former was also certified platinum. Skread has also collaborated with many other notable artists. He produced Isleym’s debut album Où ça nous mène in 2014, and in 2017, he worked with Stromae on the hit single Tout va bien, in 2021 with Dadju and Chris Brown on the project No limit and with Burna Boy on the song Twice as Tall for which he received a Grammy Award in Best Global Music Album category, and he pursued this collaboration in 2022 with the release of Rollercoster including the participation of the latino singer J Balvin. He also recently collaborated with Gazo in his successful album KMTSkread has always maintained a low profile and avoided the media, but in 2021, he was featured in the documentary Montre jamais ça a personne, which chronicled Orelsan’s rise to fame. He is currently following him on his Civilisation Tour.

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