With over 1,5 million views on his music video «Encore Une Malette» (extracted from his mixtape «Le Sky», released on January 2020), Cheu-B has proved that he has made his breakthrough on his own. The former member of the crew XV BARBAR has started his solo career in 2017, with the mixtape «Welcome To Skyland». His following album «Icône» was released in 2019 and another record will be released before the end of 2020. But the rapper, who’s coming from the 17th arrondissement in Paris, has already conquered a big audience, in a very short time. A lot of people compare the artist to the famous American rapper Travis Scott. For sure, Cheu-B could have the same amount of style and talent, and his career is already a success. 2020 could be a very promising new start for him.
1. What is your first memory in music, and how did you get into rap?
I’ve always listened to a lot of rap with my family. My big cousins and I listened to the biggest names of the rap scene: X Men, Fabe, Pit Baccardi, Oxmo Puccino, MC Solar... Afterwards, I discovered a new generation of rappers, and I finally became one of them.
2. Is music a driving force for you?
I would say that a lot of things are my driving forces. But yes, music is definitely a big dope, in which I can fully express myself! [...]
Photographer CLEMENT DEZELUS @clementdezelus // Creative Director AZADEH ZORAGHI @azadehzoraghi // Set Designer THIERRY FERET @floweredbythierryferet // Stylist ROMAIN VALLOS @romainvallos // Groomer HAROLD JAMES @harold_james // PR KAROLYNE LEIBOVICI @karolynel
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