Senegalese-Canadian rapper Sarahmée Ouellet, popularly known as Sarahmée has made a name for herself as one of the most influential musicians in the rap scene. Her hard-hitting rhymes and profound lyricism have propelled her to the forefront of the rap game.
Active in the musical world since 2009, Sarahmée did not, however, experience instant success. Her first album, ‘’Légitime,’’ was released in 2015, and her second, ‘’Irréversible,’’ 2019 received a Prix Félix nomination for Revelation of the Year at the Gala de l’ADISQ in 2019. Among the songs that made him famous are “T’as pas cru”, “Freedom”, “Ma peau” and ” Fuego”.
In 2021, she launched “Russian Doll,” her third opus, which she created in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and as she began her path to sobriety. As its title suggests, this album allowed the artist to reveal herself and some of her story.
The widely recognized rapper’s work continues to be a joyful mashup of many musical elements, including soul, pop, and African rhythms.