International success did not make Solking forget Algeria, which he saw him born and grow up, but it It upsets part of his fans in France.
The rapper has been very attached to his Algerian roots and never misses an opportunity to comfort him.
An award winner at the NRJ Music Awards, he gave a nod to Algeria that didn’t go unnoticed.
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It was on Friday evening at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, in the south of France. The famous rapper was nominated in the “Recovery / Adaptation” category of the NRJ Music Awards, one of the most prestigious music competitions in France.
The Algerian did not win it in advance because the big names were also in the competition. In the face of David Guetta, Nicki Minaj and Soins of Legend or Boris Ways, Soolking was named the winner.
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“One, two, three, long live Algeria”
En montant sur scène pour recevoir le prize, il n’a pas manqué de rendre hommage à son pays en scandant un retentissant « one, two, three, viva l’Algérie », le celèbre slogan des supporters of the l’équipe d’Algérie for football. The ceremony was broadcast on TF1.
The rapper’s gesture instantly ignited social networks. On Twitter, the reactions are interconnected, mixing the applause and collective thanks of the Algerians and the spite of some Frenchmen who accuse him of hiding the country in which he was able to show his talent.
” Uh Solking, it’s not just an Algerian guy reminds him of the user.
” Solking confronts Nicki Minaj, and in the end he said, “One, two, three, long live Algeria.” What a joke exclaims another.
” Soolking, Long live Algeria, normal and nobody says anything “,” Ah, the artist who earns his dough in France and who quotes Long Live Algeria We keep reading on Twitter. Some of the comments border on racism and stem from the same field that does not support the mention of Algeria. “You’re in France, man! says the French girl.
The rapper’s fans were also on hand to respond to his critics. “ where is the problem ? His fan base is out there, and they are the ones who wholeheartedly support him. We read in a tweet.
” Solking and one two three FIFA Algeria, and sweaty FN A surfer named Ness writes, as if naming the party behind the assaults on the singer. ” Thank you It is also the most visible message.
With his real name Abdel Raouf Darraji, Solking was born in Algiers in 1989. He moved to France in 2008, where he tried dancing, but to no avail. He moved back to Algeria where he started his career as a rapper before settling for the second time in France in 2014. Today he is the most listened rapper on Youtube in Europe.
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