Monday, December 21, 2009


Again here we are, another day another talent just for you!

On the twenty-first day to Christmas, DC brings to you...

Name: Hélène & Célia Faussart aka Les Nubians

Age: 34 & 30

Location: France/USA

Label: Nubiatik


"Music is every moment of our lives"
Hélène Faussart

"Our music is a bridge where people can meet, dance, love and create…" Célia Faussart

Grammy Nominated international recording artists Les Nubians have intrigued audiences for almost a decade with their inventive and glamorous Afropean style. This distinctive sound embodies the timeless vibrations of Miriam Makeba, Ella Fitzgerald, Doudou N'diaye Rose, Fela Kuti, Edith Piaf, The Fugees and Soul II Soul.

Recognised for their colourful auras, Les Nubians' vogue is a fusion of Funkin' Fashion and Modern Amazon. Adoring fans pay tribute to the French/Cameroonian sister duo for their continuous flow of jazzy nuances, hard hitting drum ‘n' bass lines, harmonious melodies, conscious proclamations and humanitarian endeavours.

Their hit single “Makeda” propelled their 1999 US debut album to the top of the charts making 'Princesses Nubiennes' the most successful French-language album in decades!

With two Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards nominations, Les Nubians were honoured with the award for Best New Artist, Group or Duo in 1999. These dynamic entrepreneurs have also been nominated for two NAACP Image Awards.

Echos: Nubian Voyager is the first executive production for Hélène and Célia Faussart. "Everywhere we go, we look for music that speaks of Culture: people, history, stories. “Our journeys have given us an opportunity to cross paths with many beautiful souls".

Musical influences:
Soul II Soul
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Fela Kuti
Salif Keita
The Fugees
Angélique Kidjo
Miriam Makeba
Sweet Honey in the Rock


So, there you go another great talent!!
See you tomorrow for more.

Stay sweet

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

heh! i thought they were twins! love 'em.