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The person behind such productions because the Mighty Bop (downtempo hip-hop), Bob Sinclar (house), and Réminiscence Quartet (acid jazz) is Chris the French Kiss (aka Christophe le Friant), a Parisian DJ and head of the key French label Yellow Productions and a producer. Le Friant started DJing in 1987 while still an adolescent, and formed Yellowish Productions in 1993 with Alain Ho. Many of the first produces on Yellowish had been by le Friant: the Mighty Bop’s “Messe Pour le Temps Present,” Réminiscence Quartet’s “Roda Mundo,” and his initial LP, the French hip-hop summit The Mighty Bop Match DJ Cam et la Funk Mob. Together with produces from a parade of exceptional French resources, including DJ companions Dimitri from Paris and Child Loco, Yellowish also hosted two even more Mighty Bop LPs during 1996-1997, La Vague Sensorielles and Autres Voix, Autres Blues. Wanting to inject some fun in to the burgeoning French home underground, le Friant lent the name Bob Sinclar (from a personality within the well-known French film Le Magnifique) and in 1997 created his initial Sinclar EP, AN AREA Funk Project. Quickly enough, he had a whole Bob Sinclar LP all set, and Paradise made an appearance on Yellow simply with time for summertime 1998. Among the album’s paths, “Fitness center Tonic,” started getting some membership play in France because of its bouncy home vibe and incessant singalong chorus (raised from a Jane Fonda workout record). An enormous anthem through the summer months in Ibiza, “Fitness center Tonic” looked prepared to explode around the graphs until Fonda wanted legal actions for the unlawful sample. Perhaps cautious with overly burdensome industrial achievement, the song’s co-producer — Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter, who’d simply recorded his personal breezy home pleasure, Stardust’s “Music Seems Better along with you” — refused to get a good remixed edition released as an individual. However, assorted bootlegs cropped up and by Oct a mysterious designer called Spacedust — most likely only a major-label-fronted cash-in attempt — strike the top from the graphs in Britain with an nearly identical remix from the Sinclar-Bangalter first, entitled “Fitness center and Tonic.” (Another crass Spacedust move, covering Bangalter’s single strike using the slimly disguised name “Music Feels Great together with you,” dropped such as a rock and roll.) With all the current offending samples taken out, Sinclar’s Heaven LP was re-released world-wide in 1999. He also done remixes, providing paths by Bangalter himself, Ian Pooley, Second Crusade, as well as the Yellowish task Tom & Joyce with extra creation. Le Friant came back towards the Mighty Bop alias in 2000 using the retrospective combine collection Spin My Strikes. In 2000, he released his first U.S. record discharge as Sinclar, Champs Elyséha sido, on Subliminal Information. The 2001 discharge Cerrone by Bob Sinclar discovered him combining his personal favorites from the trunk catalog of 1 of his big affects, Cerrone. After climbing the dance graphs in 2005 using the solitary “Love Era,” he released the full-length European Desire in 2006. The next year Sinclar released a mix-tape design Compact disc, Soundz of Independence, which presented remixes by famous brands Tocadisco and Axwell, alongside a clutch of fresh songs from your French DJ. His 2009 recording Given birth to in ’69 stepped from his previously disco-inspired origins and toward a far more dancehall crossover audio including collaborations with Shabba Rates and Kevin Lyttle. He shifted additional into dub and reggae-influenced noises this year 2010 when he teamed up with renowned manufacturers Sly & Robbie on his seventh discharge Manufactured in Jamaica. The LP included reggae interpretations of a few of his biggest strikes, such as for example “Wold Keep On” and “Like Generation.” 2 yrs later on Disco Crash came, and signalled a go back to his golf club roots. Right here he revisited the best beats and synth lines that driven his rise to popularity and assembled a bunch of performers, including Sean Paul, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Pitbull, to accomplish his ninth recording.

Quick Facts


Full Name Bob Sinclar
Height 1.77 m
Profession Disc jockey, Music Producer, Musician, Businessperson, Remixer
Nationality French
Spouse Ingrid Sinclar
Awards World Music Award for World’s Best DJ, NRJ Music Award for DJ of the Year, DJ Award for Track of the Season, DJ Award for Best House
Music Groups Africanism All Stars
Music Songs Love Generation, World Hold On, Rock This Party, Someone Who Needs Me, Far l'amore, Rock the Boat, Lala Song, Sound of Freedom, Rainbow of Love, Feel The Vibe, New New New, I Want You, Cinderella, I Wanna, I Feel for You, Summer Moonlight, Gym Tonic, Give a Lil Love, Kiss My Eyes, Save Our Soul, What I Want, Everybody Movin, Tik Tok, Love You No More, F*** With You, Me Not a Gangsta, Peace Song, Groupie, Sea Lion Woman, Shining From Heaven, Together, Amora Amor
Albums Western Dream, Disco Crash, Born in 69, Soundz of Freedom, Paradise, Paris By Night, Champs Elysées, Africanism Vol. 2, Made in Jamaica, Cerrone by Bob Sinclar, Buddha Bar: 20 Years Anniversary, Enjoy, III, Always, Africanism, Vol. 4, House Masters, Everybody Movin, Love Generation, I Feel For You, Essential Remix, Essential Mix, Feel the Vibe (feat. Dawn Tallman), Together, Disco Crash (Extended Versions)
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album, NRJ Music Award for Video of the Year, MTV Europe Music Award for Best French Act, NRJ Music Award for Francophone Album of the Year, World Music Award for World's Best Electronic Dance Music Artist, MTV Australia Award for Best Dance Video


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1 He is a record producer, House music DJ, re mixer and owner of the label Yellow Productions.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mais Você 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
La grande bellezza 2013 performer: "Far l'amore" / writer: "Far l'amore" - as Christophe le Friant
I Want My Name Back 2011 Documentary performer: "LaLa Song"
20 to 1 2011 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
La chanson de l'année 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Ne fais pas ça! 2004 performer: "The Beat Goes On"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Platane 2013 TV Series Bob Sinclar
Granturismo 2000 Short Le DJ

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Miami II Ibiza 2012

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sean Paul, the Dancehall King 2013 Documentary Himself
El hormiguero 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
Belmondo, itinéraire... 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Eurovision Song Contest 2011 TV Special Himself - Italian Commentator (voice)
C à vous 2011 TV Series Himself
Peter live 2010 TV Series Himself - Guest
Hors Série 2010 TV Series documentary Himself
The Best of the World Music Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
Les 100 plus grands... 2009 TV Series Himself
TMF Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Himself - Performer / Winner Best Dance International
Le grand journal de Canal+ 2006-2009 TV Series documentary Himself
La méthode Cauet 2007 TV Series Himself
La chanson de l'année 2007 TV Series Himself
The 2006 World Music Awards 2006 TV Special Himself
Muppets TV 2006 TV Series Himself
Star Academy 2006 TV Series Himself
Café Picouly 2006 TV Series Himself
Tout le monde en parle 2004 TV Series Himself
Hey DJ 2003 Himself
On a tout essayé 2002 TV Series Himself
Nulle part ailleurs 2001 TV Series Himself

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