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Young Paris

Raised in NYC by world renowned Congolese performers, Young Paris crafts a uniquesound that threads the boundary between rap and electronic dance music and samplesheavily from traditional African drumbeats. Along with 5 of his brothers and sisters, heperforms an exuberant live show that merges dance, performance art, and anunparalleled personal style.A proud African, Young Paris has also founded the very popular #MelaninMonday serieswhich coincides with the MELANIN brand designed to encourage all peoples of color toshare and embrace their excellence and highlight the beauty of their skin.