Born in Burkina Faso from an African mother and a French Dad, rising R&B star Awa Lemen grew up in a small French city called Rouen, in France. Her dad being a musician himself, she’s been introducing to the music at an early age and wrote her first song when she was only 12.
As an independent artist, she learned how to record and mix her songs by herself and claim it proudly with her very first “Self-Made” mixtape released in 2018. Inspired by artists such as Aaliyah, Jhene Aiko, and Rihanna the public can feel her R&B/Soul influences.
In 2019, Awa release an EP «Volume 1» which caught the attention of the R&B scene in Toronto where she used to live and allowed her to participate in various events such as the "Toronto R&B Sound" or the Canadian Festival "Canadian Music Week ".
Back in France and even more dedicated than ever, Awa released her hit song «Pop Pop» in March, 2020. A song she wrote about the importance of self-confidence and enlightened her powerful message with a beautiful music video.
Dedicated to follow her dreams, she has one mission and that is to accomplish her vision of having her talent not only reach but touch people around the world. Her writing brings you in to her life, while her sultry voice makes you feel every emotion that she is going through.
Awa is releasing June, 17th 2021 a new music video for her hit song « Bye Bye Bye » from her last EP «Winter Feels» released December, 2020 and recently signed to the emerging label 188th Symphony. She’s currently working on a new EP with the label.
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