Submitted by tcisse on 9. November 2010 - 17:51.
Moona is a young artist from Benin, backgrounds working in the Senegalese hip hop scene since not very long, which is surprising given his rich background and maturity of the young woman. She wants, that's for sure. A Does the resource? His debut album soon to be in stores on confirm.
Born October 10, 1983, his family environment if not predestined to consider careers in the arts at least, a musical adventure. In fact, his father, musician, lover of jazz and classical music, was also patron. It is within this framework that was received at her during their visit in Cotonou, the group Kassav 'Rochero and Milia Bell, Aisha Kone, Edou Bokandé and many other artists.
Influenced in his early childhood musical styles such as ragtime, rhythm & blues, soul, variety and African world music, there was no indication that Moona, who also plays the piano, his choice to rap. When we asked, she answered simply, "cuz I feel hip hop! .
A lawyer by training, is not without difficulty, but with great determination she was able to combine study and music. Also note that Moon is a member of AURA (United Artists for African Rap), a group of seventeen rappers representing ten countries of the subregion that began a tour of African and European awareness for children's rights, since 2006, through the project "Stories of extraordinary children poto-poto" with steps of Senegal, Benin, Togo, Guinea-Conakry, Niger, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Mali, Strasbourg ...
For her, rap, more than a fad or a whim, is a way to exorcise his own demons (and ours?) And introduce the debate on the unhappiness of his generation.
Evidenced by the album, the musical atmosphere straddling hip hop and modern music will be a rap on the coupé-décalé, dance hall, background sound more muffled and soft drinks ... well, a whole universe in the maze which you could lose if we lose sight of the personality of the artist.
Summer 2004: on the scene with the single "Brother" in conjunction with SAM, released in Benin
And early 2005, she met the Guissé Pene and Didier Awadi, whose support and action will be decisive for their motivation and the beginnings of an adventure that heralds the beginning of a career.
-2005 To 2007: Made his first steps into the middle and on the scene through festivals, including Hip Hop Awards, Suburban Rhythm, Afrikakeur, Fete de la Musique.
-Participates in several projects current 2006-2008 compilation, mix tapes and albums, among others, that of Boudor "Négrissim '" Biba "Bideew bou bess"
- From February through April 2009, a broadcast weekly musical entertainment entitled "Ya koi mêm?!? "On the international television channel TV-2S.
- February 2009: appointment based on the single "For the true Fam" in Benin Hip Hop Awards in two categories: Best Best lyrics and flow
-May 2009: Presents reviews, culture, psychology and people in the program "Women of Africa" on the cable television channel Africable.
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