The Gateway to North America's world music market

7th edition

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nov '17

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Le R 1er

Le R 1er

Ottawa, ON, Canada
Worldbeat, Hip-Hop, World
Born in Djougou, in northern Benin, Le R 1er, also known as Christian Djohossou, magnifies rhythm and poetry. Precursor of Electrum music, the singer-songwriter releases his first album “Coeur de pion” in 2014. His song, La Cité des 333 Saints (« The City of 333 Saints », referring to Timbuktu), won in 2015 the Trille Or Award for the Radio-Canada song (CBC).

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