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MC Solaar

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Claude M'Barali, professionally known as MC Solaar (French pronunciation: ​[ɛm si sɔˈlaʁ]; born 5 March 1969), is a French rapper of Senegalese and Chadian origin. He is one of France's most famous and influential hip hop artists. Some consider him the best French rapper of all time.MC Solaar is known for his complex lyrics and distinctive flows, which rely on word play, lyricism, and inquiry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of MC Solaar has received more than 470,891 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). MC Solaar is the 1,869th most popular singer (down from 1,796th in 2019), the 35th most popular biography from Senegal (down from 28th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Senegalese Singer.

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  • 470k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.17

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.97

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, MC Solaar ranks 1,869 out of 3,528Before him are Cristina D'Avena, June Anderson, CL, Mina, Aida Garifullina, and Marie Bergman. After him are Greg Graffin, Joe Elliott, Anne-Karine Strøm, Rick Ross, Mariem Hassan, and Alex Kapranos.

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Among people born in 1969, MC Solaar ranks 379Before him are Óscar Ruiz, Tony Meola, Chuck Liddell, Rana Hussein, Olivia d'Abo, and Meltem Cumbul. After him are Tom Kapinos, Colson Whitehead, Marcus Stephen, Adriana Esteves, Nyamko Sabuni, and Kyle Richards.

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In Senegal

Among people born in Senegal, MC Solaar ranks 35 out of 114Before him are Cheikh Hamidou Kane (1928), Habib Koité (1958), Baaba Maal (1953), Safi Faye (1943), Mamadou Niang (1979), and Khalilou Fadiga (1974). After him are Ali Dia (1965), Marie Senghor Basse (1930), Aminata Touré (1962), Cheikh Hadjibou Soumaré (1951), Papiss Cissé (1985), and Amadou Dia Ba (1958).

Among SINGERS In Senegal

Among singers born in Senegal, MC Solaar ranks 3Before him are Youssou N'Dour (1959) and Habib Koité (1958).