Kane Limam aka Monza is a Hip Hop artist from Mauritania. Passionate about poetry and writing, he decided to express his texts orally through rap. A Member of the group LA RUE PUBLIK, he has released three albums with the group: “InconteXtablement,” “Président 2La Rue Publik” in 2004, and “Mauritaniana,” which was distributed for free in 2010.
Monza has participated in several projects including the compilation ‘Block Party II’,’ released in France in 2003 with DJ mani 2 and IRIE G, and “African Rebel Music,” which was released in Germany in 2006, with the participation of Didier Awadi, Takana Zion or Tiken Jah Fakoly.
A seasoned movement activist, he created the Monza ZAZA production structure that organizes the ASSALAMALEKOUM International festival since 2008. Monza has worked extensively to promote Mauritanian arts and culture, also producing, in collaboration with Africulturban Dakar, the festival Festa 2H Senegal.
Monza now moves within several scenes, working alongside renowned artists such as Youssou Ndour, Malouma, Baba Maal, Daara J, Pee Froiss, Disiz LaPeste and recently Zaho, Tunisiano, Sefyu or Mokobé.
After translating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Pulaar (Fulani), for the United Nations (UNHCR), Monza is now preparing his new album,”I am A free K – The Great Game,” scheduled for a 2011 release.