Our Valorant team

Mandatory X Half Portion - Aiming for the Top!

You discovered this with the first episode of Mandatory MontpellierWe are proud to be working with Half Portion for 2024!

It was Demi Portion who was responsible for making " Aiming for the top "This is the theme of our long behind-the-scenes video about the Valorant team. This track is also Mandatory's theme for 2024! After Chilla's Battle! in 2023 and with our arrival in Montpellier, we wanted to work with an artist who represents the South of France, its values and its warmth.

Indeed, Half Portion is an artist from Sète who is very loyal to his town, and who started out in hip-hop at the age of twelve before plunging into rap. A prolific and committed artist, he released his first project " Far from closing it "in 2005 with his band, Les Grandes Gueulesfollowed by several E.P.s and mixtapes, his first album " Artisan du Bic In 2011, he released his first solo show, "The Art of the Artist", and has been creating ever since. Over the years, he has collaborated with many artists, including Oxmo Puccino, Kerry James, Grand Corps Malade or even Bigflo and Oli and many more...

Every summer since 2016, Demi Portion has been organising the Demi Festival in its home town of Sète. Over the course of a weekend, the town becomes the crossroads of French rap and hip-hop, with a host of concerts featuring well-known artists from the scene. The next edition will take place from 7 to 10 August 2024.

Mandatory X Demi Portion - Aiming for the Top! - mandatory news featherweight half portion -

In January 2024, Demi Portion also released " Lightweight "his latest album. On it, Demi Portion draws on everything he has learnt over the course of his career. From modern hip-hop sounds to retro scratch sounds, this rhythmic range serves as a backdrop for lyrics that are sometimes combative, sometimes nostalgic, but always impeccably chiselled to illustrate his feelings about the world, our political climate, and his relationship with his loved ones, his audience and his fame. This album is also an opportunity for him to collaborate with Furax Barbarossa, Suffering or even Rim'Kwho has often been seen at the Demi Festival.

For " Aiming for the top "Demi Portion has surrounded himself with Sheemi & Tricks for production and Blanka of Kazablanka Mastering for the arrangements.

I'm really happy to have collaborated with Mandatory, it was a great experience. I was already following what ZeratoR was doing with his team, so it's an honour for me to be part of their story - it's incredible! With 'Viser le Top', I wanted to illustrate the quest for performance and the effort required to reach the top.

Half Portion

" Aiming for the top "will soon be available on the various music platforms. In the meantime, we suggest you follow Demi Portion on Spotify, on YouTube and on Instagram to keep up with his news.