Noizy

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Noizy
Noizy on OTR Rec.Studio.jpg
Noizy in 2011
Born (1986-09-27) 27 September 1986 (age 34)
Other namesZinzin
Occupation
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • actor
  • entrepreneur
Years active2005–present
Notable work
Discography
Musical career
Labels

Rigels Rajku (Albanian pronunciation:  [ɾiˈgɛls ɾajˈku] ; born 27 September 1986), also known professionally as Noizy, is an Albanian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor and entrepreneur. [3]

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Life and career

1986–2010

Rigels Rajku was born on 27 September 1986 into a multi-religious Albanian family in the village of Sukth, then part of the People's Socialist Republic, present Albania. [3] His father is a Muslim from Dibër and his mother a Catholic from Krujë. [4] In 1997, Rajku and his family fled to London, England, as a refugee to escape the war and conflicts in connection with the Albanian Civil War. [3] [4] [5] He was raised in the Woolwich neighborhood of Southeast London and subsequently developed an interest in boxing and street fighting. [3]

In 2006, Rajku returned to his native country and appeared on the third edition of Top Fest, as a solo artist with the song "Jemi OTR" and as part of his group OTR with the song "Kështu e bëjme ne". [3] In May 2007, he collaborated with Albanian rappers J-No and Decee and returned to the competition with the song "Kur vijm na". [3] Later that year in November 2007, he unsuccessfully participated with the song "Veç për ty" in the 9th edition of Kënga Magjike and failed to qualify for the contest's semi-finals. [6]

Discography

Filmography

TitleYearRoleNotesRef.
Apartamenti 2XL 2011HimselfSeason 2
All Access Movie2013none
ZOR Film2014 [7]
Man from Beirut2019 [8]

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References

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  2. "Noizy on Warner" (in German). Warner. Archived from the original on 29 October 2020. Retrieved 13 February 2021.
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  4. 1 2 "Zonë e Lirë/ Noizy: Ja si ishin vitet e mia në Sukth" (in Albanian). Opinion. 1 April 2016. Archived from the original on 2 November 2019. Retrieved 13 February 2021. Ai tha se nënën e ka katolike me orgjinë nga Kruaja, ndërsa babai është i besimit mysliman nga Dibra.
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  7. "Lansohet filmi "Zori"". telegrafi.com (in Albanian). 11 December 2014. Retrieved 4 February 2020.
  8. "Noizy and 2 well-known Albanian actors part of the German movie Man From Beirut; the trailer is published". ocnal.com (in Albanian). 14 November 2019. Retrieved 4 February 2020.