Gael FayeSinger/ Songwriter
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Gaël Faye is a hip hop singer-songwriter influenced by Creole literature as well as hip hop culture. He is 2010 album produced with his band Milk, Coffee & Sugar put his unique musical style on the map. In 2013, his first solo album came out, Pili Pili sur un Croissant au Beurre. Recorded between Bujumbura and Paris, its nourished by diverse musical influences: from soul and jazz influenced hip hop, to Semba, Congolese Rumba, and Sébène. His first novel Petit Pays is to be release in september 2016 by the publisher Grasset.
Music and Recognition:
- Listen to Gael Faye’s Métis
- Listen to Gael Faye’s Petit Pays
- Read about Gael on Radio France International (in French)
- Listen to Gael talk about oral history through music (in French)