French music is having what some would definitely call “a moment” – following the huge success of Christine and the Queens, a wealth of new pop, dance and electronic music has emerged from the country and British audiences seem more than willing to listen. One of the most prominent names to come out of this mix is Jain – 25-year-old Jeanne Galice – who released her debut album Zanaka in France in 2015 (it came out in the UK last year), and who The Independent tipped in December as “one to watch”. Jain makes upbeat dance pop fuelled by the African rhythms that she grew up on, after being moved from south-west France to Dubai, aged nine, and later to the Congo, where a rapper school friend introduced her to local producer Mister Flash [ . . . ]
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Jain’s official video for her song “Makeba” – wonderful !
Cape Town – French singer-songwriter, Jain has become a global sensation after releasing her first album titled, Zanaka.Now she’s making waves again with her latest music video titled Makeba, which was filmed in South Africa.The song is an ode to South African singer and civil rights activist Miriam Makeba.Growing up the 24-year-old’s French father used to play Miriam Makeba’s records at their home in Toulouse.
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