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may 2024

MAINA

04/05

Chiroux

MAINA

    Maïmouna Sourang (real name), a member of a famous family of Saint-Louis intellectuals including writers, diplomats and schoolteachers, was a long way from embarking on a musical career, but the die had already been cast, as even a mermaid can't escape the call of her own kind. From an early age, after finishing high school, music began to flow through her veins, and every event in her household became an opportunity to sing traditional and popular songs drawn from her rich cultural heritage. In this way, Maïna gradually matured, absorbing the styles of various African music divas.
    This gave rise to her unique, personal style, oscillating between an interesting mix of jazz,oul and pop, anchored only by her imagination. Possessing an undeniable mastery of swing, she has been moving forward resolutely since 2015, following in the footsteps of illustrious figures such as Amy Winehouse, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Adèle, to mention but a few. She makes no secret of her joy and ambition to become the queen of global pop-soul. To realize this noble ambition, she travels the world's stages, elegantly carrying her faith and her guitar across her shoulder.