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Rap & Hip-Hop Artists Shake French Born Artist
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Written by Staff ID1170   
Tuesday, 12 April 2005 18:00

Born in Paris, France, raised in respect, love and rigour between his Senegalese roots and his country of adoption, SHAKE had developed his talent without his parents knowing : " Music is not a job ", " Work hardly to school gives you a good job ", " Work hardly gives you the life you want " they said. After put a pre basketball career aside ( SHAKE is a 6-9 Forward), all these directives and the support of his brothers and sisters have influenced SHAKE to become the artist he is today.

At nineteen years old, SHAKE writes and vocalizes in English, French, Wolof (senegalese dialect) his poetic lyrics with ability, sincerity, enthusiasm, desire to well done with a specific voice and dancing flow inspired by westcoast feelings and rnb melodies. Choicing rap because he couldn’t sing, SHAKE tells stories as though he was a camera shooting our life.

One of his two passions is writing: rap lyrics, rnb lyrics, pop lyrics, poems, thrillers…the second is producing: he uses rhyming to express all his feelings. Music is life and Life is music.

SHAKE began his career in music at the age of twelve by performing in different shows around Paris, France and several mix-tapes practising his lyrical skills by free styling on well known instrumentals. "Perform first, be shy after" is SHAKE ’s motto.

1999 was the real beginning of his solo career (15 years old) with real stages in France performing his original songs : people danced and sang, people would to know who he is…Demos were sent to independent labels, majors companies in France but he hadn’t positive replies. "After all deception, the Sun rises" said SHAKE and he continued transposing each deception as a springboard for the success.

Since 2002, SHAKE has gone in United States and has realized one of his dreams: be acclaimed by US people for his stages in California . The young lyricist having appreciated this welcome wants to be now the FIRST AFRICAN to ENTER in US HIP HOP CHARTS. "I am very ambitious, I want to SHAKE the Charts!!" he says.

Hip hop is music, therefore it must be musical, pleasant to hear for the lyrics and the sound productions because Music is pleasure, Music is passion, his Passion.

Read an interview with Shake HERE to learn more about him.

His web site is HERE

Press releases we have done for Shake:



Black News Channel.com talks about SHAKE:

French Born Rap and Hip-Hop Artist SHAKE Debuts His New CD in the US, "Love, Truth and Party"
Rap and Hip-hop Artist SHAKE - Born in Paris, France he has deep Senegalese roots. Senegal has a long history of participating in international peacekeeping and this young artist bares the mind of one who was raised with the values of love and respect. His new album "Love, Truth and Party" is just what Hip-Hop needs now. [PRWEB Mar 16, 2005]






Rap & Hip-Hop Artists Shake French Born Artist

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