Gaël Faye

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Gaël Faye

Franco-Rwandan, Gaël Faye is a rap songwriter. Also influenced by Creole literature and hip hop culture, he released an album in 2010 with the Milk Coffee & Sugar group. In 2013 his first solo album, Pili Pili, was released on a Croissant au Beurre. Recorded between Bujumbura and Paris, it feeds on various musical influences: rap tinged with soul and jazz, semba, Congolese rumba, sebene … His first novel, “Petit pays” published in August 2016 at Editions Grasset Was awarded the Prix Roman Fnac and the Prix Goncourt des Lycéens. by gaelfaye.com