LE R PREMIER
24min | English | Igal Hecht
Le R Premier (née Christian Hermès Seglobo Djohossou) is a commanding rapper, singer-songwriter, producer and entrepreneur based in Ottawa. He is the founder and CEO of L'Armure du Son and the Scribes & Griots project.Having spent his adolescence in the city of Cotonou, he migrated to Canada at 16. His career started with a bang a few years later with the release of his debut EP, Maktub. In 2014, Le R released his first full-length album, Coeur de pion, snagging six nominations at the Trille Or.
Le R Premier is recognized as one of the most influential French-speaking singers in Ontario, Canada, the rapper and slammer builds on jazz, classical and world rhythms, a splendid poetic universe where love, pride and identity come together. Le R Premier is the founder of the L'Armure du Son label and the Coeur de Pion boutique.