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Rutshelle Guillaume

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In 2007, Rutshelle joined a singing group called, “REL”, composed mainly of young Haitian musicians of the National School of the Arts. (ENARTS). 

Deciding to take her music career further, in 2010 Rutshelle decided to pursue a career in the music industry where she began performing in talent show cases and events around town such as, “Havana Guitar Night and Ayiti Deploge”. It was during her training of vocal techniques, organized by James Germaine, Emeline Michel, and Steven Theodore that she grabbed the attention of Yole Derose. Rutshelle immediately became part of Yole’s talented group of female singers on a project called, Ayiti Coeur de Femme. Not only is Rutshelle a talented live stage performer but has recorded songs with artists such as Jean Jean Roosevelt, BIC, and Fantom of Barikad Crew, to name a few. In 2013 Rutshelle release a debut solo single called, ”Kitem Kriye” which quickly became a Radio and TV station favorite. Almost a year later, Rutshelle release her first album called, “Emotions” which is currently available at online stores sure as iTunes, CD Babies, and Amazon.

Since launching her solo career, Rutshelle has participated in numerous events and projects such as; The International Jazz Festival. Ayiti Coeur de Femme, Vwalye, Haiti Fashion Week, Miami’s Konpa Festival, The Kreyol Fest in New York, Nuits d’Afrique and Femmes d’ici et d’ ailleurs in Montreal, and many more. Her hard work won her the woman artist of 2014 award given by Ticket Magazine. She was also selected to be a judge in Haiti’s biggest singing talent show, Digicel Stars. Whether jamming with Rap Kreyol artist on Champ de Mars in front of thousands, in an intimate evening at Press Café, or at an extravagant Presidential Gala, Rutshelle Guillaume turns any opportunity to perform into a chance to perfect her craft and attract new fans. No audience is too large or too small to delight. Once you have had the pleasure of seeing Rutshelle in her musical element, her voice will serenade your soul for a memorable music experience.

Between rehearsals, concerts and recording an album, Rutshelle continues to create for herself a spot not only in the (HMI) Haitian Music Industry, but the internationally market as well.

"KITEM KRIYE",  the title at the top of all the charts on the list of all radio and television stations in Haiti has propelled her to the stage of the undisputed "Confirmed Talent".

RUTSHELLE has since released her Album, entitled “EMOTIONS”. Her songs merge traditional Haitian rhythms: Compas and Reggae, Hip Hop music combined with various styles, such as Ragga, with jazz, pop, folk and so much more.

She has undoubtedly conquered the heart of Haiti with her World Music Rhythm & Style, a captivating and versatile songstress full of style and passion sings her repertoire both in French and Haitian Creole.

Rutshelle is a graduate of, Ecole Normale Supérieure, where she studied philosophy. She also has a certificate of leadership from Washington DC. Today her life is divided between her professional activities, her musical career, and her lovely daughter. A diamond I the rough and a beautiful representative of Haiti’s music, culture and art, Rutshelle is a true star.