Cassius is a French musical duo composed of experienced producers ; Philippe Cerboneschi (Philippe Zdar) and Hubert Blanc-Francart alias Boom Bass. They are a French Duo who produces songs in the House Music. The two started producing albums for the French hip-hop artist MC Solaar in 1988.After their first year, the began collaborating on how to produce electronic music and turn it into songs - lively and electrifying ones which will surely be enjoyed by people who love to party.
Their first project “ La Funk Mob” was created in 1991 and the following year started to work on electronic sounds. La Funk Mob is more of a hip hop music which is flavored with Down Tempo.
Their first published house music track titled “Foxxy” was released in 1996 which is under the name Cassius. It was followed by remixing tracks for acts like “Air” and “Daft Punk” which is a success. “Cassius 1999” which is their first hit single was released in January 1999. It reached number seven in UK Singles Chart. On the same year, a debut album followed and this includes the singles “La Mouche” and “Feeling For You”. In 2002, their second album “Au Reve” was released. It featured the track “I’m a Woman” as well as the single “The Sound of Violence”.
In 2006 , the two returned to the studio doing the single “Toop Toop” as well as the album “15 Again” which featured more vocal collaborations compared to the second album.
The acappella version of “Toop Toop” was a success which eventually led them to start Cassius Workshop project. Followed is releasing more a cappella for remixing purposes. The duo claimed to have received more than 400 remixes. Some of their others songs are “I Love You So”, “The Sound Of Violence”, “Thrilla”, “Youth, Speed, Trouble, Cigarettes” and “Rock Number One”.