#7 most-streamed Arab artist on Deezer in MENA
Rapper Soolking, whose real name is Abderraouf Derradji, previously worked as an acrobat and dancer before founding his own rap group. By 2017, he was releasing songs online when rapper “Sofiane” gave him a recording contract. He released his first album,“Fruit du demon,” in 2018, followed by “Vintage” in 2020.
In 2020, Soolking was the seventh most-streamed Arab artist on Deezer in MENA. His song, “Meleğim,” was the seventeenth most-streamed song on Deezer last year, and “Vintage” was the seventeenth most-streamed album on Anghami. He has over 7.8 million subscribers on YouTube, with his videos viewed more than 1.5 billion times as of March 19, 2021. He had 8.3 million followers across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as of the end of 2020.