Rajae El Mouhandiz is a Dutch-Moroccan-Algerian poet, singer, composer, producer, performing artist and founder of the record label Truthseeker Records. After being the first Moroccan to study at a Dutch conservatory, El Mouhandiz left classical music to follow her own artistic path, seeking to incorporate her cultural roots. Rajae produces Maghreb pop, soul and jazz and has released the albums Incarnation, Hand of Fatima, the EP Watani and the single Gracefully. Her short docu-film HOPE! was nominated for the NFF prize. Rajae is also is an Ariane de Rothschild Legacy Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship and Cross-Cultural Dialogue and advises the Dutch government on art policy.
Source of Influence: Arts & Culture
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