Mikaben Fe Lapli Lyrics

Fe Lapli Mikaben

Fe lapli Mikaben Lyrics Featuring Kenny Haiti Fèl Fè Lapli, Fè Lapli sou kò mwenJete dlo, oooooo, jete dlo, Oho oh oh Fèl Fè Lapli, Fè Lapli sou kò mwenJete dlo, oooooo, jete dlo, Oho oh oh Mwen sèmante kenpòt pyès ki nan kay laPral devore w cheri sitèlman w fèm plede tannÈvè jan l […]

Ralph Boncy On His Contributions to Haitian Pop Music (Part 2)

Veteran Composer-Producer-Songwriter Ralph Boncy On His Contributions to Haitian Pop Music (Part 2)

Ralph Boncy describes himself as an ardent lover of music. Ask him what his favorite band is, and he’ll tell you he has none. He is simply a discoverer and rediscover of music. In the second part of the Kreyolicious.com interview, he talks more about his work in the Haitian music industry, and the various […]

Singer Beethova Obas Reflects On His Career In Music

Beethova Obas

 Ask singer Beethova Obas about his childhood and the inevitable images of his father Charles emerge like musical notes in his mind. He pictures himself dancing while while his father skillfully plays an accordion. In addition to playing that instrument, Charles Obas was a well-known painter. Beethova Obas doesn’t remember absorbing his father’s creative process–he […]

Dancer and Choreographer Nayilah Antoine On Making Dancing A Career

Dancer and Choreographer Nayilah Antoine On Making Dancing A Career

Nayilah Antoine takes dance seriously. Very seriously. So seriously that she didn’t just rely on her self-taught training. She decided to devote her entire undergraduate studies to the art form. It’s a decision she surely hasn’t regretted. She recently auditioned for pop star . Her impressive credits includes being an AfroPunk, Moment Factor, Kerwin Dubois […]

Mikaben MKBN Album Review

Album Review Mikaben MKBN

Before you even take a glance at the track listings of MKBN, singer-songwriter-producer Mikaben’s newest album, you experience this relief…this overstated relief that this album is here at last. Then you take a gander at the album’s art. Mikaben dons a white shirt and a blue denim hoodie. His eyes are fixated somewhere we’re not […]

A Conversation with Filmmaker Krista Saint-Dic

Krista Saint-Dic

By now, you have probably heard of filmmaker Krista Saint-Dic, and Paper Dreams, a docu-drama that she wrote and directed about the disillusionment of a success-hungry young woman (herself) who leaves Haiti for life in the United States. Young, impressionable, and eager for her version of the American Dream, the narrator’s illusions of becoming a […]

Music Veteran Gifrants Gives Us The Goods on Haitian Music.

Music Veteran Gifrants Gives Us The Goods on Haitian Music And His Musical Career

Music Veteran Gifrants Gives Us The Goods on Haitian Music And His Musical Career Written by kreyolicious with Leave A Comment If Gifrants were talking to someone who just had an inkling about Haitian music, and had to introduce them to recordings that he felt captured the essence of what Haitian music is all about, […]

Working in Haiti: Tips and Words of Wisdom from Professionals

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In the market for a job? Why not look towards Haiti for the next chapter in your career? But wait, isn’t the earthquake over, and aren’t all the NGO jobs taken or pretty much over? Well, actually, according to Rose L. Jeudy of Haiti Staffing and Business Resources (HSBR), there were jobs in Haiti before […]

Ibi Zoboi: Interview with a Writer

Ibi Zoboi

To call writer Ibi Zoboi ‘versatile’ is an understatement. Her pen will write one minute, a short story the next, and a children’s book the next. A recurring theme in her works is identity and culture, mostly as seen through black and Haitian-American identity. What distinguishes her from other contemporary writers and authors with a […]

Legends of Haitian Literature: An Interview with Josaphat-Robert Large

Josaphat-Robert Large

Josaphat-Robert Large is one of the legends of Haitian literature. Known for his many French-language novels, Large has also been responsible for some major works in Creole. In 2006, he published Keep on Keepin’ On: Poems, a translation of a previously published collection Pè Tèt, translated into English by Jack Hirschman.The author of Lire Haiti, […]