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Growing up in the outskirts of Port-au-Prince Haiti music has always been the center of my life In fact a renowned band in Haiti and one of my favorites Zenglen was born right in my backyard I assisted their practice sessions every day and saw them grow as I grew with them It was this interaction with music and musicians which led me to choose music as a career path Over the years I changed that career path on numerous occasions but my love for music never diedI was born in a county near Port-au-Prince Haiti in 1993 My parents are from different parts of the country my father from Marchand Dessalines and my mother from Port-de-Paix They moved to Port-au-Prince in search for better opportunities and met each other in the process My earliest interaction with music was during my early years as a child when every morning my father turned the radio on his favorite station to listen to his favorite radio show After months of listening to the same music every morning I became very attached to the familiar sound I can barely remember the content of the show itself but the music is still familiar to me today My parents left for the United States in search for a better life when I was only 2 years old leaving me in the hands of a trusted family friend Even years after this event I continued to listen to the music my father introduced me to and I soon became very fond of it Konpa is not just music its a way of life my father always says Like many Caribbean nations Haiti has a distinct genre of music which distinguishes it from most cultures Born in the middle of the 20thcentury through the genius of famous Haitian saxophonist and vocalist Nemours Jean-Baptiste konpa is a mixture of different traditional Haitian music such as troubadour todo and bolero The most important aspectof
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