Kolera

There are multiple artists with this name:

  1. Kolera is a rapper from Istanbul, Turkey. Kolera’s real name is Esen Özyavuz (maiden: Güler). Kolera met fellow rapper Sagopa Kajmer (Yunus Özyavuz) in 1998 and the two became a pair, both musically and in life. Both Kolera & Sagopa Kajmer, created Melankolia Müzik a record label as well as Kuvvetmira, which is their studio. Kolera recorded a few tracks prior to her first album, with tracks such as “Inkar Bosuna,” “Neden Agliyorum” and “Dünden Kalma Hayaller” with Silahsz Kuvvet, which of course is Sagopa Kajmer’s former alias.

Kolera was also attending college during this time and had to take a minor break from hip hop, finishing her studies in hotel management and tourism, however within that time frame she also created a small list of underground tracks entitled, “Eksik Eylüllerin Geciken Yamurlar,”Psikolog,” and “Komada Mart.” She was featured on one of Sagopa Kajmer’s songs “My Heart Beats 78bpm” on the album “Bir Pesimistin Gözyaslari.” In the same year of this collaboration, Kolera also did other tracks with Sagopa Kajmer entitled, “Gunlerim Aglak (Disi Kisilik)” and “Aklimin Odalari.” Kolera was also featured on another album of Sagopa Kajmer, in which she did a song called, “Super Sperm” on the album “Pessimist EP 3” and also another track entitled, “Sago vs Kolera” on Sagopa Kajmer’s album “Romantizma.”

On September 24th, 2005, Kolera’s first album Karantina Embryo entered the world. Also, in 2005 she appeared on the Pessimist EP series, that Sagopa Kajmer regularly puts out, inbetween his full albums. Kolera was also featured on the Kuvvetmira Studio compilation entitled “Kafile.”

In the year 2007, Kolera and Sagopa Kajmer created an album together entitled, “İkimizi Anlatan Birşey.” This album was a double cd, the first cd with vocals, while the second cd was instrumentals. During this time, Kolera also released a single, “Taş Dibe Düşmez.”

On July 18th, 2008, Kolera released her second album, “Inziva.” On this particular album, Kolera collaborated with Sagopa Kajmer on one of the tracks, as well as Luminous Fluxx, where there are Turkish and English verses. Following this album, Kolera also released an EP toward the end of the 2008 year called, “Kolostrofobi.”

Also, Kolera and Sagopa Kajmer have a radio station, in which underground hip hop is played called Radio Mic Beatz, where you can visit here:
http://www.mic-beatz.com/playing/
http://www.myspace.com/radiomicbeatz

To listen to Kolera’s music and or to find more info, visit the following sites:
http://www.myspace.com/kolerap
http://www.melankolia.com.tr/
http://www.youtube.com

  1. Kolera is a Finnish rock band which was founded in 1985. Kolera recorded their first demo album in the same year. During the years 1987-1996 Kolera recorded overall three albums. Kolera gained popularity with their song: “Suomi on Euroopan kallein maa” (Finland is the most expensive country in the Europe).

  2. Kolera is also a danish Death Metal band formed in 2005
    http://www.myspace.com/kolerametal

Source: http://www.last.fm/music/Kolera/+wiki