“The public can not guess what kind of music I like that,” says the artist on the phone 20 minutes. Folk, reggae, pop, world … Jain wants navigate between styles without being labeled, take the stage at which it is rubbed in the early parts of the singer Seal or concerts in Parisian bars that ran for three years, after studying art for a surprise. Paradoxical for one that short prom dresses at msdress.co.uk “shy”? “When I started music in high school, I did not dare talk about me,” she confesses again.
The Toulouse wrote his first lyrics in English to 16 years while residing in Congo – Brazzaville, where after living in Pau, then in Dubai three years, his family emigrates because of professional obligations of his father . At home, listening to “great music” as Janis Joplin, Otis Redding, the South African singer Miriam Makeba, the legendary performer of Pata Pata, or the Malian artists Salif Keita and Oumou Sangaré.
She spent four years in this oil-rich country, the second stage of his adolescence traveler, which led to Abu Dhabi where she spends her tray before joining a Parisian art prep. “We lived in Pointe-Noire, a city in the south, it’s a cliché, but people were very happy, very lively, very present music. This made me want to do; I was a teenager, uprooted and I needed to express myself, “says Jain.
Fondue “black music”
There, he met the Flash beatmaker enables him to discover the world of music production. “He had a small studio where I was recording my models. “These land on his Myspace that uncovered Lily Allen or Orelsan among others. A Maxime Nucci, also known by his stage name Yodelice the mark. Artistic shot lightning. They start working on her mini-album, when she returns to Paris during the summer holidays and on Come where Jain, whose mother is Malagasy half, said in English that “his life is in Africa.” The clip has been directed by the duo Greg and Lio.
She puts her little black dress and white rimmed Jeanne becomes Jain. The singer of 23 years has just released his first mini-album Hope, a collection of pop songs in English edged electro, which she made the cover. She will probably focus on her first concert. The austerity of this garment, essential-part-in-the-closet-of-all-fashionista-who-respect, like it, as if it passed a uniform.