What set the X – Maleya apart? What makes their music powerful?
Let’s take a minute to ponder those questions.X- Maleya, the pride of Africa, is set apart from other artists because of their diverse musical influences. This group is the only group in AfroPop music to write for, sing about and appeal to all ages. Their songs speak to pre-teens, teenagers, parents, leaders, families. Everyone feels connected to their music. The group is best known for their diverse musical influences, their creative music videos, strong stage presence, their enthusiasm for advocacy. Jeune Afrique Magazine has included them in the list of the most influential Cameroonians for 2016.Recently nominated “Best African Group” by Kora Awards 2016, their live performances aren’tjust accessible, they are irresistible and above all, they love their audiences.
When you listen to the X- Maleya music, you connect because they base their music on social issues, love, compassion, and friendship. X- Maleya music instantly connects, inspires and empowers.
The group has the knowledge in traditional African music, jazz, soul, reggae, electro and funk rhythms. For the past 10 years X- Maleya has collaborated with top innovators across a wide spectrum of the entertainment field. They have gone on to share stages with notable musicians such as Manu Dibango, J Martins, Magic System, Wayne Beckford, Passi, Patience Dabany Innoss B, Petit Pays. The integration of their ancestry and elements from modern western music is what makes X – Maleya so extraordinary.Roger’s secret weapon is his impressive singing voice. His vocal vocal range is evident in most of their songs.Auguste magical’s touch makes it even incredible and irresistible. Hais’s main talent lies in the realm of rapping. With “Yelele”, “Tchokolo”, “Bouge” or “Son Me”, X- Maleya has helped revitalize the Cameroonian music nationally and internationally. They have succeeded to inspire the next generation of talented young Cameroonian artists.
X – Maleya uses their voices and talents for good use. They are advocate for UNICEF. They have performed for many fundraisers and special event concerts to support a variety of charities. X – Maleya is an inspiring group. Their music is unique and worth sharing with others. They recently performedat Frankfurt, and Berlin, Germany on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the release of their first album.
The X- Maleya USA Dream Tour, presented by J & R Music and Arts Production launches on August 28th, 2016 with 7 shows throughout North America includes dates in Silver Spring, Maryland, Chicago, IL, Atlanta, GA, Houston TX, New York City, Montreal and Toronto.
Tickets for all North American dates go on sales Thursday, June 30, 2016 at LiveNation.com.