From migrant to pop star: Tresor opens up about his 4,000km journey to fame

From migrant to pop star: Tresor opens up about his 4,000km journey to fame



Known to his followers as simply Tresor, he has channeled his grief and hardship into his music, changing into a multi-award-winning singer, songwriter and producer. His sound, he tells Source, is “new-age African pop — a fusion of sound from all over the continent.”
Drawing influences from legends like Brenda Fassie, Salif Keita and Fela Kuti, Tresor says his music is about celebrating Africa and all its folks.

“I think what sets African music apart from the rest of the world is how raw and colorful it is,” he says. “The diversity of African sound in the continent is magnificent.”

Despite the tone of his music, Tresor’s highway to stardom has been something however clean.

Watch the video on the high of this web page for extra on how Tresor’s journey has influenced his music profession.

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