Mozzik (rapper)

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Mozzik
Birth nameGramoz Aliu
Born (1995-09-29) September 29, 1995 (age 25)
Ferizaj, Kosovo
Genres Hip hop [1]
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2014–present
Labels
Associated acts Loredana

Gramoz Aliu (Albanian pronunciation:  [gɾamɔz aliu] ; born 29 September 1995), known professionally as Mozzik, is an Kosovo-Albanian rapper and songwriter. [3] Born and raised in Ferizaj, Aliu began to make music at an early age before embarking on a professional career as a rapper. He rose to significant recognition in the Albanian-speaking Balkans, after he signed a contract with On Records. [4] Aliu later gained great popularity in German-speaking Europe, as he collaborated with his ex-wife Loredana Zefi. [5] Their collaborations achieved commercial success in Austria, Germany and Switzerland, and topped the charts in the aforementioned countries. [6] [7] Due to his success, he signed contract with Sony Music Germany and announced his debut studio album to be released in 2020. [8]

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Life and career

Gramoz Aliu was born on 29 September 1995 into an Albanian family in the city of Ferizaj, then part of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, present-day Kosovo. [3] He entered a relationship with Swiss-Albanian rapper Loredana Zefi and married her in 2018. [9] Loredana gave birth to the couple's first daughter Hana on 18 December 2018 in the city of Lucerne in Switzerland. [10] [11] [12] The couple separated in October 2019. [13]

In January 2020, Mozzik announced an upcoming single in collaboration with Albanian rapper Tayna during a social media post. [14] The aforementioned single, "Edhe ti", was premiered in the same month and entered the music charts in Albania, Germany and Switzerland. [15] [16] In February 2020, he released his follow-up singles "Auf Widersehen" and "Tom & Jerry", the first marking his first single entirely written in the German language. [17]

Discography

Albums

Studio albums

TitleDetailsPeak chart positions
AUT
[18]
SWI
[19]
Mozzart7511

Collaborative albums

TitleAlbum details
No Rich Parents
(with Loredana)
To be released [20]

Singles

As lead artist

TitleYearPeak chart positions Certifications Album
ALB
[21]
AUT
[18]
GER
[22]
SWI
[19]
"Oksigjen Remix"2012N/AnoneNon-album singles
"Kuku"2014
"Ik"
"T'kan rrejt"
"Edhe njo"
(featuring Enca)
"Koke shum"2015
"Premtimet"
(featuring Kida)
"Ama dorën"
(featuring Xhensila)
7
"Dhezu"3
"Mra pika"
(featuring Enis Bytyqi)
2016
"Cocaina"
"Golden Eagle"2017
"Me Hile"
"Kuks"
"Xhelozia"
"Ti Amo"
(with Veysel)
2018544210
"Bonnie & Clyde"
(featuring Loredana)
332
"Pa Pa"none
"Para Siempre"
(feat. Getinjo)
"Ghetto"
"Nana"
"Romeo & Juliet"
(with Loredana)
2019424
"Pinocchio"
(featuring Luciano)
"Dhelper Dinake"16Mozzart
"Zemra Ime"1297
"Edhe ti"
(with Tayna)
202029026Non-album singles
"Auf Wiedersehen"6116Mozzart
"Tom & Jerry"
"Lass mal"393439
"Madonna"138
"Baby"7864
"El Chapo"
(with Getinjo)
Non-album singles
"N'Tiranë"2021
"Rosenkrieg"
(with Loredana)
20512No Rich Parents
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.
TitleYearPeak chart positionsCertificationAlbum
ALB
[25]
AUT
[18]
GER
[22]
SWI
[19]
"Eiskalt"
(Loredana featuring Mozzik)
201937227 King Lori
"A Milly"
(Dardan featuring Mozzik)
53221920noneSorry
"Paranoia"
(Kida featuring Mozzik)
202044Non-album single
"Pishmon"
(Kida featuring Mozzik)
81
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

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  21. Note: "The Top List" are the charts conducted by Top Channel since December 2015. For peak positions in Albania:
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  25. Note: "The Top List" are the charts conducted by Top Channel since December 2015. For peak positions in Albania: