If DJ Quik had a French cousin, it would be Aelpéacha! Hailing from Joinville-le-Point (aka "Splifton"), eastern suburbs of Paris, this multi talented artist (rapper/singer/producer) is definitely the key figure from the Gangsta Rap/G-Funk scene in France. "1x 2x 3x" was originally featured on his first nationwide solo release "J'arrive jamais" (December 2004, Studio Delaplage). But when 187 Prod released the 2CD compilation "West Rider 2" in June 2005, the song was added to the tracklisting and chosen as the main single. A music video was shot to promote the compilation and here's the Explicit Version, with a slightly different beat.
Produced by Aelpéacha. Directed by French Cut.