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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    On Ti Chita Pale

    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...

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    14 Songs We Loved in 2014

    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...

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    Songwriter's Corner: Jean Winer Pascal

    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? ...

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    Songwriter's Corner: Paul Beaubrun

    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? Paul...

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    Gogomaji Takes Us Into His World

    Gogomaji is a new voice in Hip-Hop Kreyòl. With his fusion of racine and rap, Laurenzgo Gauvin has brought a unique sound in the game. We got a chance to chat with Gogomaji about his latest singles, writing and upcoming plans. 1. Gogo Maji. Explain to us the meaning behind Gogo Maji and how did the name come about? My first name is Laurenzgo, composed of both my parents' first name, Laurence et Sergo. My father already...

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    Top 16 of 2016

    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! 16....

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    Five Diaspora Winter Anthems

    A few weeks ago, all 50 states reached freezing temperatures. The Polar vortex may be gone, but most of us still can't feel our toes. Since humans can't hibernate, staying in and hunkering down is only a temporary fix. Plus, we have to brave the cold to pay those bills. Good thing, we have music to warm our souls. Quite a few Haitian artists have migrated to the States, Canada, and Europe. They've all experienced the winter blues and expressed their lingering homesickness in song. Here are a few of our favorites. They're a potent cocktail of frustration and nostalgia. We'd cry,...

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    Songwriter's Corner: Roody Laforest

    "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...