Rouge

Bio

Deko Barbara-Jessica Wedi professionally known as Rouge (which mean red in French) is a new school rapper, author and hip-hop artist from Pretoria, South Africa. Rouge who is born and bred in South Africa, is from Congolese heritage. She has been involved in music and arts from a young age, writing songs since she was 12 and rapping since she was 19. She has a degree in Drama and Film from the University of Pretoria.

Her debut single ‘ Party’ (2014) was well received in the local hip-hop community and reached the #1 stop on the hip-hop show of a popular local radio show, The Stir Up on 5 FM. From then, she released more singles such as ‘mi corazon’ (2015) ‘output’ (20150 and ‘BUA’ (2015) featuring rapper Reason. This single received high rotation on various local radio and hip hop shows in South Africa and neighboring countries.

In 2015, Rouge was featured alongside prominent South Africans female rappers, Fifi Cooper, Moozlie and Gigi Lamayne in AKA’s hit remix ‘Baddest’. Last year Rouge took the hip-hop world by storm by releasing two successful singles ‘Mbongo-Zaka’ and ‘Sheba Ngwan O’. She has worked with successful South Africans artists such as the pop-rock group Locnville and DJ Mark Kent. Rouge was the opening acts at Cassper Nyovest most talk about concert #FillUpOrlandoStadium in October 2016.

Rouge is praised for her powerful flow, punchlines and vocal abilities. Her songs often incorporate French lyrics with some Lingala words (a language widely spoken in DR Congo) and South African local slang words.

Her album New Era Session is set to be released this year (2017).

Music

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Rouge - Déjà Vu (Remix)| 2-Minute Shower Songs
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Dololo - Rouge Ft. BIGSTAR [Prod. by Mae N. Maejor, K-Beatz, Ron Epidemic]
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Rouge - Dololo | Live on #TheStirUp With @MsCosmo @5FM
07:19
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Rouge - Mbongo Zaka | Live on #TheStirUp With @MsCosmo @5FM
05:02
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Rouge - Bua | Live on #TheStirUp With @MsCosmo @5FM
03:21
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Rouge - No Pressure | Live on #TheStirUp With @MsCosmo @5FM
04:37
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Rouge - The Break-up | Live on #TheStirUp With @MsCosmo @5FM
05:10
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Rouge - Sheba Ngwan'O | Live on #TheStirUp With @MsCosmo @5FM
04:22
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Rouge - Celebrity | Live on #TheStirUp With @MsCosmo @5FM
04:10
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Rouge - Déjà Vu | Live on #TheStirUp With @MsCosmo @5FM
04:29
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Déjà Vu - Rouge [Prod. By Ron Epidemic]
04:19
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Sheba Ngwan'O - Rouge [Prod. by Wichi 1080]
03:27
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No Strings - Rouge [Prod. by Mae N. Maejor]
04:03
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Bua - Rouge Ft. Reason [Prod. by Ganja Beatz]
04:13
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Output
04:19
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Real Talk - Rouge
03:50
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Party - Rouge
02:47
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Mi Corazon - Rouge Ft. BigStar
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Videos

#CastleLiteUnlocks - Rouge | BTS Documentary
Rouge - Popular Ft. Emtee (Official Audio)
Rouge - Bazigally Ft. TheGingerMac (Official Audio)
Rouge X Sway Cypher #CastleLiteUnlocks
Rouge - New Era Sessions (The Movie) | Chapter 4
Rouge - The Break-Up (Official Video)
Rouge - Dololo (Live) | #HuaweiJoburgDay #947
Alhambra sessions: Mbongo Zaka - Rouge Ft. Jägermeister Brass Cartel
Rouge - Dololo | The SAMAs 2018 Performance | #SAMA24 ��
Rouge - New Era Sessions (The Movie) | Chapter 3
Rouge - Dololo Ft. BigStar Johnson & TheGingerMac (Official Video)
Rouge - New Era Sessions (The Movie) | Chapter 2
Rouge - New Era Sessions (The Movie) | Chapter 1
Rouge - Celebrity (Official Video)
Rouge - Arumtumtum (Rudi Smit | Dance Video)
Rouge - Sheba Ngwan'O on MTV Shuga: Down South
Rouge - Déjà Vu (Remix) | 2-Minute Shower Songs
Rouge - #SEEHER Freestyle
Rouge - Dololo (Live) | The Stir Up on 5FM with MsCosmo
Rouge - Sheba Ngwan'O (Live) | The Stir Up on 5FM with MsCosmo
Rouge - Sheba Ngwan'O (Official Video)
Rouge - Mabele (Official Audio)
Rouge - Simon Says Ft. KLY & Shasha (Official Audio)
Rouge - The Break-up (Official Audio)
Rouge - Naledi (Official Audio)
Rouge - Arumtumtum (Official Audio)
Rouge - No Pressure (Official Audio)
Rouge - Let It Go (Official Audio)
Rouge - Celebrity (Official Audio)
Rouge - Intro (Official Audio)
Rouge - Underrated (Official Audio)
Rouge - Dololo Ft. BigStar Johnson & TheGingerMac (Official Audio)
NEW ERA SESSIONS (The Movie) - Official Trailer 2 | Rouge
Rouge - Déjà Vu (Untimitive | Dance Video)
Rouge - Déjà Vu (Audio) [Prod. By Ron Epidemic]
NEW ERA SESSIONS (The Movie) - Official Trailer 1 | Rouge
Rouge - No Strings (Official Video)
Rouge - No Strings (Audio) [Prod. by Mae N. Maejor]
Mbongo Zaka - Rouge - Free State Beach Party ( Live)
Mbongo Zaka - Rouge - Moretele Hiphop Festival (Live)
BUA - Rouge - Moretele Hiphop Festival (Live)
Now Or Never RMX - Accapela - Rouge X Dj Switch (Live)
Rouge - Sheba Ngwan'O (Audio) [Prod. by Wichi 1080]
Rouge - Mbongo Zaka Ft. Moozlie (Official Video)
Rouge - Mbongo-zaka Ft. Moozlie (Audio) [Prod. by Tweezy]
Mi Corazon - Rouge & BigStar (Live)
BUA - Rouge Ft. Reason (Live)
Rouge - Bua Ft. Reason (Audio) [Prod. by Ganja Beatz]
TEASER - Bua - @Rouge_Rapper @ReasonHD
Rouge - Output (Live) [Beatbox]
Rouge - Output (Audio)
Rouge - Mi Corazon Ft. BigStar
Rouge - Mi Corazon Ft. BigStar Johnson (Audio)
Rouge - Party (Audio)
Rouge - My Moment
Rouge - Real Talk
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