Kery James

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Date of Birth December 28, 1977
Place of Birth Guadeloupe, France
Age 42 years old
Horoscope Capricorn

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Kery James

Alix Mathurin better known as Kery James, is a French rapper, singer, songwriter, dancer and record producer from Orly, who was born in Guadeloupe to Haitian parents. Prior to his solo career, he was in Idéal J where he was known as Daddy Kery. He is also part of French hip hop and rap collective Mafia K-1 Fry.

Birth name: Alix Mathurin
Born: December 28, 1977, Les Abymes, Guadeloupe
Genres: French hip hop, hardcore hip hop, conscious hip hop
Occupation(s): Rapper, songwriter, dancer, record producer
Years active: 1992–present
Associated acts: Mafia K'1 Fry, Idéal J, Melissa M
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About Kery James

Rapper, singer and producer who first came to prominence during his teenage years as a member of the French rap crew Idéal Junior. He went on to find success as a solo artist with such tracks as "Relève la tête," "Lettre à la République" and "Racailles."

Before Fame

He moved from Guadeloupe to mainland France at age 7. He lived in the Orly suburb of Paris.


His solo album Réel (2009) reached the top of the French album charts.

Family Life

He married Ayna Mathurin in 2005. He is of Haitian descent.


His music video for "L'impasse" was directed by Luc Besson.

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  • Guadeloupean musicians
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Latest information about Kery James updated on September 22, 2020.

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