soFLY & Nius is a French music producing and songwriting duo of hip hop, R&B and pop signed to Artist Publishing Group (APG) / (Atlantic Records / Warner/Chappell Music[2]).

Members

It is made up of:

  • Raphaël Judrin (artist name soFLY) - born in Paris in 1985
  • Pierre-Antoine Melki (artist name Nius) - born in Lyon in 1988.

They regularly work with guitarist Yoan "Oddfellow" Chirescu.

Career

Before joining each other, Nius had produced many tracks on M. Pokora's album Mise à jour,[3] while soFLY was working on the Blue Tape projects with the rapper Vicelow.[4]

In France they worked with a great number of artists including Rohff, AKH, Soprano, M. Pokora, Amel Bent,[5] Shy'm[6] and with the music collective Mafia K-1 Fry.

Moving to the United States, they also produced for a number of American artists including Cory Gunz ("A Little Taste"), rapper Tony Yayo,[7] T. Mills.[8]

Very notably, they produced Justin Bieber's "Take You" from the album Believe and 5 tracks in Flo Rida's album Wild Ones[9] including title track and international hit "Wild Ones" featuring Sia and 4th single "I Cry". They also produced Enrique Iglesias' last single "Finally Found You".[10][2]

Their work has resulted in one Grammy Award nomination for 2013 Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (Wild Ones - Flo Rida featuring Sia).[2][2]

They were also chosen to be part of the jury, along with Hype Williams, for the first edition of the Dubai International Music Awards in November 2013.[2][2]

Discography

Singles

Video Games

YearGameTitleArtistNotes
2012FIFA 13Let It Roll (Pt. 2)Flo Rida feat. Lil Wayne
2013Army of Two: The Devil's CartelDouble or NothingBig Boi & B.o.B.Game’s official theme song, made with Oddfellow

Songs

Notes

* (additional strings from Yoan "Oddfellow" Chirescu)
** (as featured artists)