Music: Teeny Zozel ft. El Booro – “Hit”

By March 22, 2015 Music, Rap Kreyol

Teeny Zozel ft. El Booro - Hit

Teeny Zozel gets some production from Vibe Rec. Listen to his new track titled “Hit” featuring El Booro.

President Michel Martelly to Honor Singer Yole Derose

By March 21, 2015 News

Michel Martelly honors Yole Derose

Today Saturday, March 21, 2015 Haiti’s president Michel Martelly, fellow musicians, singers, friends, and family will gather to honor iconic Haitian singer Yole Derose. A number of music artists are lined up to perform. Emeline Michel and Beethova Obas, who were both introduced to the public by Yole and Ansy Deerose in May 1985, are scheduled to perform at the event. Syto Cave, James Germain, BIC, Jean Coulanges, and Manno Charlemagne will also be in attendance.

Yole Derose was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on April 5th. She started singing with the choir of her church, an obligation for every member of a religious family. She mastered the technical bases which would help her through her artistic life.

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Wyclef Jean: “I am the most famous Haitian in my century”

By March 20, 2015 News

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In a recent SXSW interview with Austin Chronicle, Haitian rapper-producer Wyclef Jean claimed that he is the most famous Haitian in his century.

When asked about his latest single ‘Divine Sorrow,’ politics, and if producing his latest album ‘Clefication’ has refreshed him, Wyclef answered:

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Haitian Rapper Princess Eud Makes Acting Debut in “Suspicion”

By March 20, 2015 Movies

Haitian Rapper Princess Eud Makes Acting Debut in Suspicion

Rapper, designer Princess Eud is adding acting to her resume. Eud makes her acting debut in the Samuel Pierre Louis-directed action movie “Suspicion” which premiered on February 26 at Royal Oasis Hotel in Petion-Ville, Haiti.

The movie is an action flick and had Princess Eud play the role of a young woman named Stecey who is wrongfully accused of murdering a male friend. Stecey pleads not guilty, but the slain young man’s family members aren’t convinced and try to take the law into their own hands.

The movie also stars Jean Marie Plantin, Emerson Joseph, Esther Guillaume, Sagine Inazard, and Rose Esther Cator.

Check out the trailer for “Suspicion” below.

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Fantom Talks About New Album, Details ‘Life-Or-Death’ Accident

By March 20, 2015 Interviews

Fantom Talks About New Album, Details Carnival Accident

Barikad’s crew rapper Fantom sat down with Chokarella this morning (Friday, March 20) and talked about his 5th studio album “Pwen Final” which is slated to drop tomorrow March 21. Fantom also opened up about Haitian carnival accident that landed him in the hospital.

Listen to the 49-minute long interview with host Carel Pedre, which also includes previews of some of the tracks from Fantom’s Pwen Final album.

[via Chokarella]

New Music: Riva NYRI Précil – Ou Fè’m

By March 19, 2015 Afrobeat, Music

Riva NYRI Precil - Ou Fè'm

Can’t wait for Riva NYRI Précil’s album to drop on March 28? Me neither. So press PLAY below to listen to this Haitian Creole love ballad single “Ou Fè’m” from Riva’s upcoming album “Perle De Culture.” See the English translation for the track below.

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