The Kennedy Center

Rafiya Artist



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Video 8/26/2015: Rafiya

Sings of the human experience in Lingala, French, and English, offering an electrifying blend of contemporary African rhythms and modern pop. Through it, she engages audiences with her enthralling voice, makes them dance to her rhythms, and inspires them with her message of solidarity and love. She has built a solid, growing fan base performing in Congo (Democratic Republic), the Cape Verde Islands, Benin, Senegal, Guinea, Barbados, Mozambique, France, Canada, Cote D’Ivoire, and the United States.

  Rafiya Artist