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Chabela

Music

2013

Ivory Coast

Abidjan-based Chabela (real name Isabelle Guipro) is the powerhouse behind the risingelectronic music scene in Côte d’Ivoire.

 

Her mission-resembling passion for mixing African traditional repertoire with House and Deep House has led her to DJ from themain electronic music events in West and East Africa,to underground festivals in Europe.

 

As a promoter, she is known in the country for increasing the army of fine electronic music lovers through the creation of variousconcept-based events.

Pushing the Scene

Since 2015, Chabela has co-created and organised all the most sophisticated electronic music events in Côte d’Ivoire,combining experimentalism with large audiences.

 

In Abidjan, she has flown in DJs of the caliber of Mr Raoul K and Red Axes to play in venues ranging from Fine Arts Academy to abandoned skyscrapers.

 

Click here to check out one of her mixes.