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|
|Associated acts:||Mafia K'1 Fry, Idéal J, Melissa M|
|Website:||Kery James's Official site|
|Twitter:||Kery James's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Kery James's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Kery James's Youtube channel|
|Spotify:||Kery James's Spotify|
|iTunes:||Kery James's iTunes|
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."
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.
He married Ayna Mathurin in 2005. He is of Haitian descent.
His music video for "L'impasse" was directed by Luc Besson.
Information related to Kery James
- Rappers from Val-de-Marne
- Guadeloupean musicians
- French Muslims
- French rappers
- Converts to Islam