Guyanese singer and musician continues promoting her first album, “Poupée Kréyòl” with the new song “To pa té la”.
After “Fanm a Liberté” released last March 8, on the occasion of the “International Women’s Day” that she performed with Guadeloupean singer, Tanya Saint-Val, Guyanese singer and musician, Saïna Manotte, is now promoting her new song titled “To pa té la” (You were not there).
The young woman who is 27 belongs to this new generation of artists from French Guaina (a territory located on the South American continent) and hopes to follow in her famous olders’ footsteps like singer and guitarist Sylviane Cédia, very well-known in Guadeloupe et Martinique.
“To pa té la” is part of the seven tracks of the artist’s first album released on March 2017 she considers as an “ode to its femininity and its creolity” and she titled “Poupée kréyòl” (Creole doll) in tribute to the poem “Poupée noire” (Black doll) by Guyanese writer Léon-Gontran Damas (Cayenne, 1912 – Washington, 1978), the 3rd man of negritud with Aimé Césaire and Léopold Sédar Senghor.
After being introduced to the guyanese public in 2016 and winning 3 Lindor of Guyanese Music (Revelation of the Year, Female Artist of the Year and Author of the Year), in 2018, Saïna Manotte who sings in Creole, French and English won the“Best album award” for “Poupée kréyòl“.
The pianist and flautist, who studied musicology and performing arts at the university then taught before devoting herself to her career as a singer, lives in France but keeps in touch with her fans through social networks.