BIOGRAPHY
  • Née à Port-au-Prince, le 28 juillet 1988, d'une famille de trois enfants, Rutshelle Guillaume est l'unique fille de son Père. Dès l'âge de 5 ans, elle commençait à chanter à l'église de Dieu de Boulard dirigé par le Pasteur Louis Destinval. Sa passion pour la musique l'emmène à 19 ans, au sein du groupe "REL", une formation musicale composée pour la plupart de jeunes musiciens de l'Ecole Nationale des Arts (ENARTS). Lors d'une formation sur les techniques vocales organisée par James Germain, Emeline Michel et Stevenson Théodore à la Fokal, sa prestation sur scène lui permet de surprendre Yole Derose, en quête de jeunes talents féminins pour son projet "Haïti Coeur de Femmes". Rutshelle intègre alors cette formation en Septembre 2011.
    C'est en 2013 que sa carrière musicale prend son envol et qu'elle se fait connaître dans l'univers musical haïtien avec son opus vidéoclipé "Kite M Kriye". Avec 5 années d'expériences en tant que professionnelle de la musique, elle a deux albums à son compte . Beaucoup vous dirons que Rutshelle est une grande collaboratrice car au-delà de ces projets personnels, elle participe à la création d'oevres d'autres artistes ou groupes musicaux tels que Veeby (Cameroun), J. Perry, James Germain, Doc Filah, BIC, Fantom, Barikad Crew, KAI pour ne citer que ceux-là. (Haiti). Elle intègre le projet musical "Vwalye", soutenue par l'Union Européenne et qui a pour objectif de faire découvrir des talents haïtiens émergeants.
    Rutshelle Guillaume est très présente sur la scène internationale avec des prestations en Afrique du Sud, le Congo, la Barbade, la France, les Etats-Unis, le Canada, les Bahamas, la République Dominicaine et bien sûr en Haïti avec notamment le Festival International de Jazz de Port-au-Prince.
    Au-delà de la musique, Rutshelle est une Philosophe de formation, elle a obtenu une licence en philosophie à l'Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) de l'Université d'Etat d'Haïti (U.E.H).
    Entre vie professionnelle, répétitions musicales, enregistrement d'album et concerts à travers le monde, Rutshelle figure de nos jours, parmi les voix féminines les plus écoutées et les plus charmantes sur les ondes. Elle continue de se créer une place dans l'univers musical haïtien avec comme perspective de faire découvrir la culture haïtienne sur le marché international.
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    For Mom

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    Top 16 of 2016

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    Songwriter's Corner: Roody Laforest

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    Songwriter's Corner: Jean Winer Pascal

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