Abd Al Malik

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Birthday
14, 1975
Birthplace
Paris, France
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
14, 1975 (age 43)
Birthplace
Paris, France

About

French-Congolese rapper and spoken word artist who made a name for himself as a member of the rap group New African Poets, who released three albums in the 90's. He later emerged as a solo artist with albums like 2006's Gibraltar.

Before Fame

He spent much of his early childhood in the Congo. As a teenager, he was involved in petty crime but immersed himself in reading to distract himself from a criminal lifestyle.

Trivia

He took his stage name after converting to Islam in 1999.

Family Life

His real name is Régis Fayette-Mikano. He married singer Wallen, with whom he had a child in 1998.

Associated With

He recited words from author Albert Camus on his 2013 tour L'art et la révolte.