For African women, singing can be the road to many challenges; however, the same road can lead to personal power which can move mountains, inspire and win battles. Drawing from her own life's experience as well as folk wisdom, Ivory Coast singer songwriter Fely Tchaco embodies the new generation of artists who remain attached to their African heritage, while at the same time maintaining a resolutely modern outlook on the world.
If beauty is all it takes for success, well then Ivory Coast music sensation Fely Tchaco embodies this quality and more. This multi-talented artist, currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Tchaco’s music speaks a universal language that can be felt with sweetness, simplicity and a quality that melts away all genre boundaries. It is a cocktail of world fusion that truly translates her music style. She calls it "Tribal Pop”, a fusion of Ivory Coast traditional forest music with Jazz and Pop. She is a total package with a powerful persona, positive aura, she is a dynamic performer and dancer as well specializing in rhythms of the West African forest yet to be discovered like Zaouli, Ggegbe, Gahou, Alloukou and more.
Fely Tchaco is also, a visual artist, fashion designer and model. In early 2014, she made it as an extra for the NBC series “LOOKING” In 2011 she was cast as an extra for the movies "CONTAGEON".
Fely Tchaco released her recordings under her own independent record label called "FELY PRODUCTIONS/ZEWP", her song "Goba" the first track of her latest CD "Maturite" won the 11th Annual Independent Music Awards in the world beat song category for the year 2012. One of her project is to raise a fund to go to Africa and create a documentary on the Zaouli Dance mask of the Gouro tribe; which is the rhythm adapted in her award winning song “Goba”
For more info and on how to book Tchaco for any show or event, please visit her website at www.felymusic.com.