Maxence Boitez, better known by his artistic name Ridsa stylized as RIDSA (born 16 October 1990 in Orléans, France) is a French rapper and singer of Spanish descent. After practicing soccer in his youth, he started rapping in 2010 putting his materials online gaining popularity. Recordings included collaborations with Flavie in "Toi et seulement toi", with Demhys in "J'aime quand" and with Latino, Cween, Angèle, Nabila etc. On 28 December 2012 he released "Amour Secret" with an accompanying music video. But it was his collaboration with Willy William and Canadian drummer Ryan Stevenson that gave him his first commercial success with the charting "Je n'ai pas eu le temps" and an EP Es tu fiesta containing "Es tu fiesta" and more mixes of "Je n'ai pas eu le temps".
Ridsa released his first album Mes histoires on 2 June 2014 with collaborations with Wanz, Dieselle, Pépé Rosso and Angèle. The album peaked at number 44 on SNEP, the official French Albums Chart. The follow-up album L.O.V.E released on 9 March 2015 that made it to number 16. It had collaborations with Marvin, Dieselle, Souf and DJ Kayz. He had further chart success with collaborations notably with Souf in the single "Baby" and with Kenza Farah in "Liées". His third album Tranquille was released on 11 December 2015 with the track "Là c'est die" from the album became his biggest commercial success, reaching number 5 on SNEP, the French official singles chart. A second track from the album "Pardon" also charted in SNEP. On 5 March 2017, Ridsa officially announced his fourth album, Libre, on Twitter.