Fedez, stage name of Fedrico Leonardo Lucia (Milan, 15 October 1989), is an Italian rapper.
He is known for singles such as "Black Swan", "Magnifico", "I would like but not place" and "Without paying", but also for his social activity, for being a judge of five editions of X-Factor and for having married the influencer Chiara Ferragni.
he He approaches the hip-hop world through freestyle, participating in the 2007 Perfect Techniques and attending the historic Muretto in Milan. In 2007 his first EP Pat-a-Cake released and in 2010 his second self-produced EP Diss-Agio released.
and, under the Recordz block label, his first BCPT mixtape.
In 2011 he released three albums, one of which was a mixtape (Quite the contrary Remixtape) and two official albums: Penisola che non c'e, produced by JT, and My first album to be sold, released by the Tanta Roba label.
In 2013 his third album, Mr. Brainwash - The art of pleasing, was released, followed the following year by Pop-Hoolista. The success of the two albums, driven by singles such as "Cigno Nero" and "Magnifico", makes him one of the leading names in the Italian rap scene, at the same time exposing him to numerous criticisms from the exponents of the genre in Italy for an approach too pop.
From 2014 to 2018 he was judge of X-Factor: among the artists he sponsored there are Madh, Lorenzo Fragola, the Urban Strangers, Gaia Gozzi and Roshelle.
In the same period he founded the Newtopia label with his colleague J-Ax: in 2016 he began an artistic collaboration with J-Ax, with whom in 2017 he made the album Communists with Rolex: the songs date back to this period " I would like but not place ”,“ Absinthe ”and“ Without paying ”.
In 2018 he became Leone's father and married his partner Chiara Ferragni. After a sold-out concert at San Siro with J-Ax, their collaboration ends controversially.
In 2019 he released his fifth album Paranoia Airlines and participated in the reality show Celebrity Hunted. In 2020 he creates the podcast Muschio Selvaggio together with youtuber Luis Sal.