Ever since he dropped All I Want is You, Ronald "J-Ron" Jean, has been working hard mastering his unique blend of RnB infused Konpa and Zouk. And he sure has perfected it. Song after song, he drops silky vocals over buttery smooth tracks. We talked to the singer-songwriter about his writing, influences and plans to take his sound worldwide.
1. If J-Ron was not a singer-songwriter what could have been another path?
If I wasn't a singer, I'd...
"Cheri, mwen konnen m pa ase." That's what Roody Laforest sings on his debut single, Mwen Pa Ase. It takes an honest man to admit his shortcomings. But after chatting with the Montreal-based singer, we realized though Roody tells it like it is, he can be a little too hard on himself. Wikimizik talked to him about his musical roots and writing process. We hope you enjoy his straight talk as much as we did.
Who is Roody?
How am I supposed to answer this question? Let's make it short...
You may not know them yet, but VOGGE is in vogue. Ocho and Ostinato spoke to us about the duo's distinct sound and global aspirations. Get to know them and get ready to shoki on the dance floor.
1. Introduce us to VOGGE. How did the collaboration come about?
OCHO: The Collaboration came around in 2014. We knew each other from various sporting events around town, but it wasn't until 2014 that we put our talents together and started...
2014 was too much of a great year for us to give you just one top list, so here is the most random Top Lists you'll ever find. Enjoy! We'd love to read your comments below.
Top 6 Slogans
1. Moun Yo Pa Pou Mwen - Vag Lavi
2. Ou sou kou m' sou menm - J-Vens
3. Pa parèt pwent tèt ou, parèt tout kòw - Djakout #1
4. Triye pou jwenn yon bon grenn - Kreyol La
5. Le peup siwouzli - T-Vice
6. Le peup men machann gouyad la - 5Lan
Top new artist/band you should get to know
Joé Dwèt Filé dropped his debut À Deux last week and sold out his first-ever concert at La Cigale.
Is it all hype? Short answer: no.
Long answer? Here's how @JoeDwetFile became one of the hottest acts in France. Thread.
First, some quick facts.Yes, he's Haitian.Birth name: Joé Gilles Birthplace: Montreuil, France Why Dwèt File? He’s a beast on keys. pic.twitter.com/9Mrv3zHBWJ—...
His grandfather, Languichatte, is a national treasure and his parents lead the internationally renown and Grammy-nominated Boukman Eksperyans. Now, Paul Beaubrun and his band, Zing Experience, are stepping into the spotlight. We chatted with Paul to discuss his music, influences and more. And we're excited to witness the next chapter in the rich Beaubrun legacy.
Who is Paul Beaubrun?