Mohombi (born 17 October 1986) is a Swedish-Congolese singer, songwriter and dancer. He grew up in Norsborg and Kista near Stockholm. Mohombi was RedOne’s first signing to 2101 Records in joint venture with Universal Music Group. From 2000 to 2008, Mohombi was part of the Swedish hip hop group Avalon with his brother Djo Moupondo. Mohombi released his debut solo single “Bumpy Ride” in August 2010. The single became a worldwide hit, and charted in the top-ten in several countries, and was followed by his debut studio album, MoveMeant in February 2011.
On 2 September 2011 Mohombi released another single called “Maraca” on iTunes in Sweden. Mohombi also recorded the song “Suave (Kiss Me)” with Nayer & Pitbull. He was nominated for Best Swedish Act at the 2011 European Music Awards in Belfast. This Must Be Pop listed him 7th in their Top 10 of 2012. On 16 December 2011, he appeared as musical guest on season 1 of The Voice of Romania.
In 2014, Mohombi decided to abandon Universal Music and form his own music label, La Clique Music, releasing his album Universe. Mohombi was invited in July 2015 to represent his country’s youth at a summit organized by the United Nations in New York City. He was also a jury member of the 2015 Best of the Best All Stair season, the biggest talent show in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In 2015 Mohombi participated with Pitbull on “Baddest Girl in Town” with wisin. In 2016 Mohombi participated with Joey Montana on Picky Picky (remix) with Akon. Also In 2016, Mohombi co-won a Grammy Award for his participation on the Pitbull album Dale for the category: Best album of the year.
He participated in Melodifestivalen 2019 with the song “Hello”, where he made it to the final.
Check out his video by clicking here! Directed and Produced by Team Veesualz!
He is currently working on a project with Walt Disney we will have more news on that very soon.
Stay tuned for more info about Mohombi right here on WKNDTV!