Felix Martin Andreas Matthias Blume (born 3 August 1984), known professionally as Kollegah is a German rapper. Born in Friedberg, Hesse and raised by a single mother in Simmern, he started rapping in the Reimliga Battle Arena in December 2004. Intent on pursuing a solo career as a rapper, Kollegah released his first mixtape Zuhältertape in July 2005 and was signed to Selfmade Records in December of the same year. He went on to pursue a variety of styles on subsequent albums Alphagene (2007), Kollegah (2008), Bossaura (2011). In 2013, he released Jung, brutal, gutaussehend 2 with German rapper Farid Bang, which was his breakthrough album. His fourth studio album King was released in 2014 and became his best-selling album to date. His fifth album, Zuhältertape Vol. 4 was released in 2015 and Imperator in 2016.
He is founder and president of the record label Alpha Music Empire. His style and demeanor are heavily based on gangsta rap.
Farid El Abdellaoui (born 4 June 1986), better known as Farid Bang, is a German rapper of Moroccan descent. He is currently the owner of the label Banger Musik.