Ali Gatie is a Canadian rap artist, rapper and songwriter known for his smooth, mellow tunes with political content. Ali was born in Kuwait and grew up in the northern region of the country. Ali is part of the hip hop community in Canada and has achieved international fame thanks to the success of his song “Take Me Away”. Ali Gatie Biography
Ali Gatie was born in Kuwait and grew up in Canada. He is known for his smooth vocals and his smooth flow of lyrics. The Canadian singer and musician gained popularity during the 1990s with his hit song “Take Me Away”. In the song, Ali Gatie rapped about life in general and how people are faced with so much pressure and tension that they end up taking a break from their routines and thus find themselves alone and drained of all energy. This song charted worldwide on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and eventually reached the top forty in Canada, Ireland, Australia and Sweden and even the top ten in New Zealand and Germany.
The song was featured on an episode of the TV show Chopped where Ali was also featured as a contestant. The TV show judge and celebrity chef encouraged young people to pursue their dreams by venturing into the music industry. Thus, the young man left Kuwait and traveled to Montreal where he entered the recording studio Bene Gaguel to record the track which would become the second single of the tune, “Take Me Away”. With the single now a big hit and garnering steady sales, the single and its follow up single “Wake Up Call” saw great success.
After such a huge success, many thought that it was time for Ali Gatie to move into a career in front of the microphone or move into acting, but he remained true to his roots and remained true to his Canadian roots. He released another single entitled “Reckless” featuring guest appearances from fellow Canuck Michael Simpson. This single was a minor pop record and did not go very well financially, but it was enough to give him confidence and more songs were in the works. With the single “Reckless”, Ali Gatie achieved one of the most successful careers in Canadian Hip Hop and R&B recording history.
Ali Gatie Measurements
|Body Size||34 inches|
|Waist Size||30 inches|
|Hips Size||32 Inches|
|Height||5′ 8″/ 1.73 m|
|Weight||68 kg/150 lbs (Approx.)|
After working on two more Hip Hop albums and yet another Canadian rap album, it was then that fans everywhere could hear the mysterious voice of Ali Gatie. For those who have never heard of him, he is an entertainer who performs under the name “Alvin Jean”. He is currently the highest selling Canadian singer with over 50 million records sold and many of them have topped the Hot R&B chart. With such a large sum of achievements in the music industry, it is no wonder that many are calling him the best Canadian R&B singer.