Black Playback: Franco

Discover a world of outstanding French music by Black artists from around the globe.
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Curated by

Charles Boyer

Charles Boyer has held numerous positions in the radio industry including coordinator of a student-run college station and host of a community station. After winning the Coup de cœur Award at the Granby International Song Festival with his group Chapeaumelon, he toured clubs and festival across Quebec. In 2003, his first album was named one of the top ten albums of the year by Montreal newspaper Le Devoir. A trained computer sound engineer, he has worked on various commercial soundtracks. His compositions and songs have been used in many American TV shows and movies.

Artists

Dadju
Corneille
Oxmo Puccino
MC Solaar
Stromae
Maître Gims
Tiken Jah Fakoly
Ben l'Oncle Soul
Karim Ouellet
La Compagnie Créole

Chart

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Doucement
Jodie Resther
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La vie en rose
Grace Jones
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Quand Tu Souris
Tribal Jam
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Encore en vie
Imposs
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T'es OK
Ottawan
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Loin loin de la ville
Boule Noire
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Irène
Pierre Kwenders
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J'en veux plus
Yao
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Mbiffé
Lokua Kanza
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Tous les mêmes
La Fouine