Aspiring young Cameroonian singer Kareyce Fotso has made it to the finals of RFI’s “Découvertes” award (to be held in the Togolese capital, Lomé, on 25 November.) After honing her performance skills touring with the group Korongo Jam, Kareyce has now launched a promising solo career. RFI Musique profiles the rising new star of Afro-folk.
Kareyce Fotso, gentle force
New album, Mokte
26/03/2014 – For her third album, Mokte, mostly recorded at the Moto Records studio in Yaoundé, Kareyce Fotso takes on the languages and rhythms of eight regions in Cameroon. From Yaoundé, she champions a deep, cultural revolution to spur individual and collective destinies.