Rap is rarely posted on this blog, not that I don’t enjoy a bit of boom-bap, but usually I choose for the more hushed, sultry and soothing sounds. Soraï is from Montreal, you can tell because she seamlessly raps in both English and French(-Canadian). Her debut album Synesthésies has a colourful, 90s indie hiphop vibe (think Luscious Jackson, Beastie Boys, that scene) which I like a lot, and grew up with. But Soraï adds a lot of personality and (personal) style to her music too. Have a taste:

Also seamlessly in both English and French (sometimes in one song), and very on the beat, is Halo Maud. She doesn’t rap, and though her music is very rhythmic (three drummers!) it’s not hiphop. It’s more psychedelic, magical, wonderous. I love this track;

Written by guuzbourg

French girls, singing. No, sighing. Making me sigh. Ah.

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