Doumbouya Ousmane

  • country
  • Guinea
  • disciplines
  • singing, Songwriter-rapper, composer
  • languages
  • sousou, malenke, poulard, english, french
  • born on 08.10.1992
  • in Conackry, Guinea
  • lives in Paris, France

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Born in 1982 in Conakry, Guinea, Ousmane Doumbouya is an author, rapper and actor. He studied mathematics and computer science, then joined the political rap group “Armored Government”, recording their title tracks. Doumbouya was arrested in 2012 while making a documentary about prisons in Guinea, and was tortured and hospitalized. He fled his country and arrived in France in 2016, becoming a member of the agency of artists in exile. He has participated in different plays with Ariel Cypel and Gaël Chaillat (On comprend rien!) and Judith Depaule (Disparu·e·s), as well as poetry readings, concerts and movies.