Samy Deluxe biography

Samy Deluxe

Musical Artist

1977 –

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Who is Samy Deluxe?

Samy Sorge, commonly known as Samy Deluxe, Wickeda MC or Sam Semillia is a German rapper, and hip hop artist from Hamburg.When his Sudanese father left Germany when Samy Deluxe was just two years old, Samy grew up with his mother's family. His half-sister was born shortly after his father left. The family lived in Barmbek for many years, then moved to Eppendorf, a better-off part of Hamburg. His family was able to make this move after a recommendation from a family friend after his mother remarried. He attended the Wolfgang-Borchert-Schule and attained the Realschulabschluss, or certificate of general education similar to a high school diploma or British GCSE . His cites his upbringing in a middle class neighborhood as part of his inspiration. He says he felt out of place, “At point I would stand out in front of my own house and people who lived here before me would ask “can I help you?”. Additionally, he cites American rappers as his inspiration instead of relying on German history. Samy recalls taking up an interest in rap music in 1988.

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Born
Dec 19, 1977
Hamburg
Also known as
  • Sam Semillia
  • Samuel Sorge
  • Sammy Deluxe
  • Deluxe, Samy
  • Semillia, Sam
  • Herr Sorge
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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