There was a lot of new music to take in this year. A lot. Alan Cavé's much-awaited double album. BélO's latest classic. T-Micky's sophomore release. Debuts from 5 Etwal, X-Tassy and Koneskyon. And many more albums and singles.
We could share 300 songs we loved this year, but for time and sanity's sake we're sticking to 14. So here they are, in alphabetical order -- hope you enjoy them like we did.
Alan Cave - L'Or de ton Corps
A gentle beat rocks you through Alan's stormy quest...
Words are powerful on their own, but when coupled with a melody, they become the soundtrack to our lives. For that, we are grateful for songwriters.
That's why we're highlighting songsmiths in a new series called the Songwriter's Corner.
In our first installment, we spoke to Jean Winer Pascal. He's penned songs for Emeline Michel, Beethova Obas, Manno Charlemagne and BélO. That makes him your favorite songwriter's favorite songwriter.
Who is Jean Winer PASCAL?
Originally posted on: blog.yvensr.com.
"The good ones are already taken, now a days you have to sift through to find a good one"
Recently while listening to a single from one of the most popular Haitian musical bands-- Kreyol la. The single off their upcoming album which is cautiously titled "Triye" (which means to sort out, pluck out, or be selective and choosy). The song stipulates that all the good ones are already taken and if a person...
2016 was an epic year for the HMI. We mourned over a few break ups and celebrated new beginnings. Throughout these ups and downs great music came flowing through our speakers faster than we could consume. Our playlist this year was extremely rich and diverse with hits from the former President to new comers in the game. You can imagine assembling a list of best songs of the year would be difficult. We decided to take the easy route and avoid subjectivity by providing you with the 16 most popular songs from 2016 on Wikimizik. Check back every hour. Enjoy and on to 2017!
"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...
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?
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—...
Orginally posted on BizHaiti.com
In this episode we talk to Guignard and Darryl they are the co-founders of wikimizik.com. They first met in Haiti and reconnected years back in Tallahassee Florida. Guignard has a Master in Industrial Engineering and a minor in Computer Science, Darryl has a Master in Public Relation and Copy Writing.
Wikimizik is a community driven site where artist can upload their lyrics and users can interpret the lines to provide deeper meaning. Guignard talks about having...