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Elizio

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Elizio, aka Mister ODC (Original Di Cabo Verde) is a singer-songwriter born in Angola in 1979, of Cape Verdean origin. Revealed with the title 10 fois, 100 fois featuring Perle Lama in 2003, Elizio quickly meets his first big solo success with Melodia which leads him to the top of the zouk scene. The artist then connects the tubes and expands his musical universe with more than 70 titles, ranging from general dancefloor with sounds like Bad Man on Kizomba with Angel or Make love on tempo in particular, through the kuduro as Sabi Di Mas.

Fleeing the massacres of the civil war in Angola, Elizio arrives in France with her mother at the age of 2 years. He goes to university in Paris, in order to become a sport teacher. His passion for hip hop eventually led quickly into the musical world. In 2001, it occurs on Ragga, hip hop scenes in Paris and in the provinces. His encounter with the artist Kaysha is the beginning of his career as a songwriter and performer.

In 2002 he writes and raises his voice on the albums of the biggest names in African Caribbean scene as Kaysha and Soumia. That same year, the artist Passi offers him to participate in the compilation Dis l’heure de zouk which became a double gold disc with the title Laisse parler les gens.

In October 2003 Elizio, released his first solo album Original Di Cabo Verde. The title 10 fois, 100 fois featuring Perle Lama remains six months number 1 ranking in the Afro-Caribbean and is rewarded best duo in 2004 by Dynamitch d’Or. Songs Melodia, Amor (featuring Princess Lover) and Chupa (featuring Kaysha) on the same album also have a lot of success and allow him to become famous.

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