Young Paris Bio – Raised in NYC by world renown Congolese performers, Young Paris crafts a unique sound that threads the boundary between rap and electronic dance music sampling heavily from traditional African drumbeats.
Along with 5 of his brothers and sisters, he performs an exuberant live show that merges dance, performance art, and an unparalleled personal style.
Élevé a New York par des parents d’origine congolaise, Young Paris crée un son unique qui se situe a la frontière entre le rap et l’électro, et pige allègrement dans les percussions africans traditionnelles.
Se prestations sont exubérantes et fusionnent danse, musique et performance artistique, le tout infusé de son style personnel sans pareil.
Young Paris, aka Milandou Badila, is parading into the industry like a breath of fresh air.
Since he’s been chosen by Arcade Fire’s team to perform at their annual event, he’s been getting a lot of coverage for his unique blend of electronic rap with African drumbeats.
Raised by world renown African performers, YP mixes his traditional background with a swing on electronic dance music.
Milandou Badila and his 9 brothers and sisters come from a family of performing and visual artists.
From childhood till present they continue their tradition in drum & dance ballet “Diata Diata” touring throughout the country.
Father, Le Grand Elombe Badila, was co-founder of the first National Ballet of the Congo, which brought peace to many villages and united them in dance.
This unity played an important role in Congo’s independence in the 1960’s.
Mother, Pamela Badila, Dancer Emeritus with “Les Grands ballets d’Afrique Noirs”. joined his father’s company in Paris after touring with world famous ‘Rose Marie Guiraud’.
Young Paris first got discovered after being chosen by Arcade Fire’s team to perform at their annual event.
He’s since been getting a lot of coverage for his unique blend of electronic rap with African beats.
YP is now an Artistic Director, Music Producer and Song Writer who has been featured in TEDx, worked with Grammy award winning producers and musicians from all over the world!.
Grammy Winner, Win Butler of Arcade Fire, Grammy Nominee Jean Phi Conclaves, Rock n Roll Hall of Fame Nominated Tommy Stinson and Grammy winning producer Jimmy Haynes and Emmanuel Jal etc..
Young Paris has since polished his sound and is now introducing the world to a new genre – Rap Electronic with an African twist!.
Young Paris, de son vrai nom Milandou Badila arrive sur la scéne comme un vent se fraîcheur.
Dupuis qu’il été choisi par l’équipe de Arcade Fire (Kanpé) pour chanter à leur levée de fonds annuelle, ll accumule les couvertures médiatique, distingué par son mélange unique de rap électronique les couvertures médiatique, distingué par son mélange unique de rap électronique et rythmes Africans super entrainant et raffinés.