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A native of DimitrovgradAndonov started his career in Belgradewith his earliest demos inbut rose to prominence with his music work in early Since Beograd Simpatija - Tonči Huljić - Gold Collection - Zlatne 90-E Andonov has stepped down from making albums and has been producing singles. Andonov also had done work for television and film, either producing music, voicing characters for Serbian dubs or presenting himself in various reality shows or movies.
Andonov died on 9 Septemberfollowing a paraglider accident. Dalibor Andonov was born in Dimitrovgrad to middle-class Serbian parents. At the time of his birth, his family moved from the Vlasotince district to Dimitrovgrad. During his education, he avidly played football and basketball. After, he had moved to Belgradewhere he began to produce music and MC.
Soon he became skilled at DJ-ing, beginning to MC in the early nineties. Albanwhich he idolised at the time. Andonov began his career in as a founding member in the Yugoslav recording act Project 6which disbanded in Do You Have The Right? His debut album was recorded at Studio Jugodisk and Studio Avalon from 24 October until 10 Decemberalthough it was released a year after.
Andonov published the album Gru 2 in Octoberand it gained him notoriety in the Balkan countries, becoming the most commercially successful album in Serbia to date, selling 4 million copies, which holds the record as the best-selling album in Balkan history.
He toured Eastern Europe in Inhe released Beogard a pun of the word Belgrade. From toAndonov primarily started DJ-ing. In an interview, he stated that he didn't produce music, but did DJ and perform. He did an international tour inrapping in Canada, Scandinavia and Germany. Inhe was cast as Master Monkeyone of the protagonists in the Kung Fu Panda franchiseand dubbed the character in every movie adaptation of Kung Fu Panda.
In City Records launched The Ultimate Collectionwhich was composed out of his most popular songs at the time. By the end ofAndonov Simpatija - Tonči Huljić - Gold Collection - Zlatne 90-E cut ties with the Serbian record label City Records who had done production for his both compilation albums. Andonov was a contestant in the third version of the Serbian version of Big Brothertitled Veliki Brat. He participated in the All Stars version, and reached second place as a finalist.
In earlyhe landed a role as the dub for Dr. The album is composed of 18 tracks which were recorded with contribution from over 30 artists, which included Andonov. The single also attributed vocals from Sky Wikluh.
Andonov performed Simpatija - Tonči Huljić - Gold Collection - Zlatne 90-E the final episode it with the contestants to close to show. The single was considered a summer hit because of the vast fame it amassed.
The song itself featured production from his own studio, but also the Serbian record label IDJ videos, which lasted for 6 years. Gru published the variation on 22 August in Unlike the original which incorporated elements of old-school funkthe release blended the worlds of hip-hop and turbo-folk and pop music in order to appeal to modern listeners. Kilo koke Kilogram of Chicken was another single by Gru released a year later,which featured rapper Vojke Djans.
Kilo kokedue to its repetitive lyrics and overused beat didn't amass success as much as the rendition of his most popular song, but it was still an acclaimed club song which received radio play.
It was sung by Albanian vocalist Flaka Krelani in the fourth episode, which Spiraling Into My Demise - Gehenna - Upon The Gravehill her 2nd place in the The Lovers (Blanziflor Et Helena) - Ray Manzarek - Carmina Burana. Andonov stated that the mixture embraced every single aspect of his career.
In earlyAndonov did advertising for Gorki List and Jameson Irish Whiskey for which he later did a promotional concert in Vranje. Though he did not shine in the area of vocal style,  being a baritonehe excelled in the field of musicianship,   either Hallo Dolly - Novi Singers - Rien ne va plus - Złota kolekcja a music producer and as a multi-instrumentalist, and in the art of rapping.
Andonov was largely a self-taught musician, who learned basic chord progressions by ear. He was taught bass guitar by Bulgarian musician Gril Zrbnikovski, during his late teenage years. As a music producer, Andonov was known for merging many genres into rap and hip-hop. Andonov's musical abilities included playing drums, guitar, bass guitar, and keyboards.
Andonov has cited as his main influences N. He has cited Straight Outta Compton as the favourite album. Andonov is one of the pioneers of Serbian rap music, and remains a prominent figure in the Serbian rap scene, being a main source of inspiration to the aspiring rappers in Eastern Europe, including Ajs Nigrutin ; who chose the stage name Nigrutin based on Gru ;  LiroyWikluh Sky Marchelo Don TrialeonMC Yankoo  Rasta  and Juice.
Based on Andonov's career, the documentary Stani na put was made. The film's central plot is Balkan hip-hop. Andonov has defined his interests and hobbies in various interviews, for Serbian news companies, which include Blic and Kurir. According to his interviews, he was an avid snowboarder and Basketball player, and enjoyed living spontaneously. A basketball fan, Andonov was a well-known Los Angeles Kings supporter.
Inthe couple married. They had two children, Relja and Vuk. On September 9,Gru was kitesurfing in Belgrade next to the "Nautic Club Zemun" when a gust of wind lifted him out of the water and slammed him back multiple times. It is assumed that the kite's handle hit him in the head, after which he lost consciousness and dropped into the water; the ambulance came quickly, but they could only declare him dead at around pm.
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