Agnessan Alain Serges is a young writer who has been published already (“Quelques danses avec la mort” - Dance with death for a bit). He holds a doctorate in Literary Studies and did his research on comic books. Spoken Word is another great passion for this artist.
Zako Olili Larissa Armelle Renée
Zako Olili Larissa Armelle Renée is a 2012 graduate from the Abidjan University for Arts and Culture INSAAC (Institut National Supérieur de l'Art et de l'Action Culturelle). Having theatre as an elective shows her love for successful performance. She is the Secretary General of “African Art Students' Organisation” (CEAA). She is currently presenting her stories in the narrator society “N'gowa Swa”.
Bamba Aminata is a qualified lawyer and tax expert. She has been writing since the age of 14 and loves the arts, especially painting, singing and literature. She has also won the talent show “3R Révélation” (rap, ragga, RnB) in the category RnB. She entered the stage as a Slammer in 2010.
Coulibaly Malick Sémignan
Coulibaly Malick Sémignan is a man of many names. As a rapper he performs under the pseudonym Liky Lucky. He is more known under his blog name ROI FORT (strong king). When it comes to slamming he uses his formal names. His lyrics can be found and read on www.rapgenius.com under his pseudonym Liky Lucky.
David N’guessan Djoko
David N'guessan Djoko a.k.a. “L'etudiant” (The Student) is music from the Félix Houphouët-Boigny University in Abidjan. He is the chairman of the narrator society “N'gowa Swa” and a member of the literary reading venue “Freie Feder - Plume libre” (Free Wire) at the Ivory Coast's Goethe-Institut. David N'guessan Djoko is a modern poet and his words tell us about his own experiences in a student environment in the Ivory Coast - hence the nickname “The Student”.
Baffrou Joseph, or “Bee Jee” as he also calls himself, is a retail trade manager and a marketing specialist. He is currently working as a marketing and sales trainer. Bee Jee worked in sales for a local business before that. He has been writing since 1990. He had his first stage performance at the slam “Case des Arts”.
Koffi Gbizié Parfait
Koffi Gbizié Parfait is a literary scholar and a fiction lover in particular. He has a Master's degree from Félix Houphouët-Boigny University in Abidjan. His performances as both rapper and slammer give him the opportunity to gather experiences and to express his passion in words.
Ahuié Koffi Olivier
Ahuié Koffi Olivier is a story teller and slammer with the Ivorian narrator society “Naforo Ba”. In addition to this, he is also a member of the writers group for “Freie Feder - Plume Libre's” literary platform at the Goethe-Institut in the Ivory Coast. He took part in the literary festival “Caravane du Conte” in Abidjan 2013. Ahuié Koffi Olivier is the Secretary General of the narrator society “N'gowa Swa” and a chairman of “Club Culture Odyssées Tours Eburnéen”. He has a Law degree from the Félix Houphouët-Boigny University in Abidjan. He calls himself “Philo”, but is also known as the “Tamer and Doctor of Words”.
Zakala, formerly known as Isaac Alerte, was a member of the former music group “6tem d'alarme” with Priss'K. He then turned to Slam. Today he is an active lyricist and composer in both the world of Hip Hop and Slam. Wait and see!
Gueye Gnouyéhé Constant
Gueye Gnouyéhé Constant is the artistic director of the organisation “Fond-At” in the South-Eastern city Grand-Bassam, Ivory Coast. The organisation is particularly active in performing arts. Gueye Gnouyéhé Constant is an artist, narrator, poet and director.