Fanie Fayar (CO/FR)
Fanie Fayar is an author, composer, performer, vocal coach and producer born in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. Her powerful mezzo-soprano voice resonates with Pygmy and African polyphony, drawing from her origins and traditions. In her repertoire, she combines Congolese local rhythms with pop, funk, rock, jazz and soul sound, earning her the nickname "The Queen of Fusion". Fanie Fayar started her solo career in 2015 and since then she has been mixing and experimenting with different genres. She uses her influence and reputation as an artist to convey her messages of peace, unity and love for humanity, unfolding in her lyrics the realities of life.