Роден: 21 декември 1996 г. (възраст 19), Варна
Височина: 1,85 m
Начало на кариерата: 2013 г.
Настоящ отбор: Черно море ИГ (Атакуващ гард)
Atanas Kolev is a Bulgarian hip-hop/r’n’b artist, runner-up at the 2013 season of the Bulgarian X Factor.
His debut singles – “Zig Zag” (with DeepZone Project) and “Shah i Mat” turned into massive hits and placed Atanas among the most successful new artists on the Bulgarian music scene.
Atanas’s 2015 duet with the queen of the Bulgarian scene – Maria Ilieva, became a summer anthem and received the Most successful collaboration award at the 359 Hip Hop Awards. Kolev’s solo single “Po-dobre” had over 7 mln views on Youtube 5 months after its premiere.
In May 2016 the young hip-hop artist presented his new single – a collaboration with one of the hottest female singers in Bulgaria Santra. “V Tvoya Chest” gained almost three million views on Youtube for less than a month.
359 Hip Hop Awards gave Atanas their special “Bulgarian Teen Idol” prize two years in a row – 2015 and 2016.
In addition to the music, Atanas is a professional basketball player, a graduate from the High School of Mathematics in Varna and currently studying Medicine at Varna’s Medicine University.