Dadju

Dadju
Birth nameDadju Djuna Nsungula
Also known asPrince Dadju
Born (1991-05-02) 2 May 1991 (age 31)
Bobigny, Île-de-France, France
Genres
Occupation(s)Singer
Labels
Websitewww.dadjuofficiel.com

Dadju Djuna Nsungula (French pronunciation: ​[dadʒu dʒuna ɛnsunɡula]; born 2 May 1991), better known by the mononym Dadju or at times Prince Dadju, is a French singer. He was signed to the label Wati B and in 2017 signed with Polydor Records of Universal Music Group. He was a member of the musical formation Shin Sekaï alongside rapper Abou Tall from 2012 to 2016. The duo was part of the label Wati B and released the album Indéfini. The duo announced that they were breaking up so they can each follow solo careers. Dadju released his solo album Gentleman 2.0 in 2017.

Personal life

Dadju comes from a musical family. His father is Djanana Djuna, a Congolese vocalist of Papa Wemba's band. His half-brother is Gims, a famous solo rapper and ex-member of the successful French rap group Sexion d'Assaut, a major act under the music label Wati B. His other brothers Bedjik and Xgangs are also rappers in their own right.

In 2016, he got married and had a daughter a few months later. He welcomed a baby boy in 2020.

Discography

Albums

as part of Shin Sekaï

  • 2013: The Shin Sekaï Vol. I (mixtape)
  • 2014: Volume II (mixtape)
  • 2016: Indéfini

Solo

Year Album Peak positions Units Certifications
FRA
[1]
BEL
(Fl)

[2]
BEL
(Wa)

[3]
SWI
[4]
2017 Gentleman 2.10 1 74 7 35
  • FRA: 500,000[5]
2019 Poison[7] 1 47 6 6
  • FRA: 128,120[8]
  • SNEP: 3× Platinum[6]
Antidote 74
2022 Cullinan 1
[9]
65 7 23

Singles

Year Single Peak
positions
Certifications Album
FRA
[10]
BEL
(Wa)

[11]
SWI
[4]
2017 "Reine" 2 36 84 Gentleman 2.0
"Déjà trouvé" 42
"J'ai dit non" 54
"Bob Marley" 3 6 Non-album single
2018 "Django"
(featuring Franglish)
16 35 Gentleman 2.0
"Christina" 31 37*
(Ultratip)
"Jaloux" 1 17 37 Non-album singles
"Mafuzzy Style" 80
2019 "Compliqué" 6 41 86 Poison
"Ma vie" 3 33
2020 "Grand bain"
(with Ninho)
1 14 53 Non-album single
"Dieu merci" 8 1*
(Ultratip)
94 Non-album single
2021 "Belle"
(with Gims and Slimane)
45 Les vestiges du fléau (Gims album)
"Mon soleil"
(with Anitta)
8 22 Poison ou Antidote
"Dans mes bras"
(with Kendji Girac)
50
[15]
12 Mi Vida

*Did not appear in the official Belgian Ultratop 50 charts, but rather in the bubbling under Ultratip charts

Featured in

Year Single Peak
positions
Certifications Album
FRA
[10]
BEL
(Wa)

[11]
SWI
[4]
2015 "Sans rétro"
(Maître Gims feat. Dadju (of The Shin Sekaï))
184 Maître Gims album
Mon cœur avait raison
2017 "Enfants d'Afrique"
(KeBlack feat. Dadju)
162 KeBlack album
Premier étage
"La paix n'a pas de prix"
(Alonzo feat. Dadju)
53 Alonzo album
100%
"Fuego"
(Aya Nakamura feat. Dadju)
119 Aya Nakamura album
Journal Intime
"Moi je vérifie"
(Naza feat. Dadju & Aya Nakamura)
185 Naza album
Incroyable
"C'est pas bon"
(Abou Debeing feat. Dadju)
58 29*
(Ultratip)
2018 "Tant pis"
(Dry feat. Dadju)
89
"Tout se passe après minuit"
(Black M feat. Dadju)
20*
(Ultratip)
Black M album
Éternel insatisfait [Réédition]
"Tu ne le vois pas"
(Maître Gims feat. Dadju)
13 49 Maître Gims album
Ceinture noire
"Bella ciao"
(Naestro feat. Maître Gims, Dadju, Vitaa and Slimane)
2 13 41
"Bébé"
(MHD feat. Dadju)
6 14*
(Ultratip)
83 MHD album
19
2019 "Muerte"
(Landy feat. Dadju)
13 Landy album
Assa Baing
"Adieu"
(Lynda feat. Dadju)
36
"Jamais"
(Ninho feat. Dadju)
6 Ninho album
Destin
"M.D.V"
(Alonzo feat. Dadju)
120 Alonzo album
Stone
"Calimero"
(Vegedream feat. Dadju)
136 Vegedream album
Ategban
"10/10"
(Maître Gims feat. Dadju & Alonzo)
94 6*
(Ultratip)
Maître Gims album
Ceinture noire (Transcendance - Ré-édition)
2020 "Comme ça"
(Franglish feat. Dadju)
23*
(Ultratip)
Franglish album
Monsieur
"Meleğim"
(Soolking feat. Dadju)
2
[16]
26 52
"Piquée"
(Kaaris feat. Dadju)
26 Kaaris album
2.7.0
"Sécurisé"
(Rohff feat. Dadju)
40 Non-album release

*Did not appear in the official Belgian Ultratop 50 charts, but rather in the bubbling under Ultratip charts

Other charted songs

Year Single Peak
positions
Certifications Album
FRA
[10]
BEL
(Wa)

[11]
2017 "Ma fierté"
(feat. Maître Gims & Alonzo)
28 14*
(Ultratip)
Gentleman 2.0
"Intuition" 29
"Comme si de rien n'était" 12
"Seconde chance" 34 7*
(Ultratip)
"Gentleman 2.0" 80
"Lionne" 18 13*
(Ultratip)
"Oublie le" 11
"Monica" 70
"#PTD" 61
"Sous contrôle"
(feat. Niska)
19 19*
(Ultratip)
"Par amour"
(feat. Maître Gims)
10 6*
(Ultratip)
"Trouvez la moi"
(feat. KeBlack & Fally Ipupa)
38
"#Déjà donné" 55
"Jenny"
(feat. S.Pri Noir)
52
2018 "Mon cœur à ta taille"
(feat. Kalash)
71
"Apollonia"
(with Sofiane)
48 93 Empire
"Sans thème" 25
"Comme à chaque fois" 180
"Escort" 171
"Tu n'es pas moi" 124
2019 "Confessions" 20 Poison
"Paire d'As"
(feat. Nekfeu)
10
"TPB"
(feat. Koba LaD)
11
"Je ne t'aime plus" 12
"Bobo au cœur" 19 43
"Ma faute" 27
"Perdu" 30
"Toi d'abord" 31
"Mémoire courte" 34
"Robe"
(feat. Damso)
38
"Papa" 45
"Jure-le" 50
"Please"
(feat. Tayc)
53
"Wouli liya"
(feat. Kaly, Soolking & Aymane Serhani)
67
"Ma Woman" 118
"Donne-moi l'accord"
(feat. Burna Boy)
131
"Normal" 153
"Back It Up" 159
"Cette femme" 164
"Promesse" 181
"Maamou" 185
2020 "Amour toxic" 14 34 Non-album release
"Va dire à ton ex" 18
"Elle me demande" 20
"Le mâle honnête" 55
"Provoquer" 56
"La roue tourne" 111
"Piqûre de rappel" 135
"Tout ou rien du tout"
(feat. Ocevne)
87
2022 "Toko Toko" 17
[17]
Poison

References

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  16. ^ "Top Singles (Week 9, 2020)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 3 March 2020.
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