LayZee (Mr. President)

LayZee (Mr. President)
Release date
01 January 1970
LayZee (Mr. President)
01 January 1970 |

Mr. President is a German Eurodance project best known for the crossover world hit “Coco Jamboo” released in 1996. The group is also famous in Europe for the dance hits “Up’n Away”, “I’ll Follow the Sun”, “I Give You My Heart”, “4 on the Floor”, “Jojo Action” and the hit albums Up’n Away and We See The Same Sun.

Mr. President was originally formed in 1991 in Bremen, Germany, by producers Jens Neumann and Kai Matthiesen (both born 28 March 1967). In the beginning, the group consisted of the German singers Judith Hinkelmann (born 10 September 1969) (T-Seven), Daniela Haak (born 28 November 1970) (Lady Danii) and American rapper George Jones (born 27 January 1971) (Sir Prophet). In 1994, Jones was replaced by British rapper Delroy Rennalls (born 21 February 1966) (Layzee Dee). When Hinklemann departed the act in 2000 to begin a solo career, singer Nadia Ayche (born 8 November 1980) joined the group as her replacement. Ayche, however, was quickly replaced by singer Myra Beckmann (born 28 November 1978) in 2001. When Beckmann also departed the act in 2003, singer Franziska Frank (born 28 November 1982) (Franzi) joined the act. By 2008, Mr. President had officially disbanded.

Since 2008, Rennalls has continued to tour across Europe as LayZee formerly of Mr. President in addition to releasing his own solo material. In 2014, he recruited Hungarian-born singer Erika Kovács into his live act. Today, Rennalls and Kovács perform the Mr. President hits as a live duo act worldwide.