For more than 15 years, Konbini has been meeting the greatest personalities of pop culture, those who make us dream every day through their passion, their determination and their talents. We always try to extract their secrets, their stories and a few laughs from them. In 2023, we want to introduce you to the young talents that we follow and in whom we believe, those who already make us dream today and who we want to see them grow with you: young and French-speaking personalities whom we support and whom we invite you to follow now. In this list, you will find emerging singers and promising film stars and series, but also basketball players, a poet, a choreographer, an orchestra director, content creators, a chef, a photographer, an LGBTQIA+ activist, a professional e-sports player , a tennis player, a painter, a stylist.See also on KonbiniDiscover without further delay the 23 of 2023 by Konbini, at the rate of one to two portraits a day, from Monday February 13 to Friday February 24.Sara MontpetitSara Montpetit, c’ is the figure that haunts Charlotte Le Bon’s first film, Falcon Lake. A Quebec actress who starts, marks anyone who has seen the film, and who should continue to monopolize our screens in the years to come. This is only the beginning.KerchakKerchak is the most legitimate representative of jersey drill in France. A fast-paced style of music in which anything can be sampled. It is by posing on these instrumentals from elsewhere that the phenomenon originating in 92 has made a place for itself in the French rap landscape. At just 18, Kerchak released Trust, a promising debut mixtape. Hyper-productive, the rapper does not intend to stop there. Recently, he received his first gold single for “Peur”, a track featuring Ziak. . Love, identity, double culture, feminism and a decolonial approach… Sara Mychkine is an author who reinvents her practice and deconstructs the old world. Victor Wembanyama At 19, Victor Wembanyama is THE world basketball sensation. Programmed to be the future number 1 of the next NBA Draft and a superstar of the North American league, he generates a craze rarely seen for a French sportsman, both in the United States and in France. 2023 and beyond are his. Without a doubt.Kahina At AmroucheKahina At Amrouche is a 23-year-old photographer and filmmaker who “hacks” popular, “white, heteropatriarchal and racist” imagery to bring minority and underrepresented people into existence. His PROM zine! sold like hot cakes.So La LuneSo La Lune is a rapper with a singular style who is taking on a very big scale. In 2022, he released four EPs and a mixtape, Fissure de vie, which found its audience. He also chained the musical collabs with in particular a passage on the last album of SCH. The artist will do his first Olympia in May and 2023 risks being a pivotal year for this young artist who wants to be very rare in the media.Maïra VillenaMaïra Villena paints portraits in shimmering colors that tell her story, that of a small girl born with a malformation, and that of her country of origin, Peru. A jack-of-all-trades, she universalizes the themes that affect her and has just shot her first film, Our Celebrations, selected for Critics’ Week at the Cannes Film Festival. Axel RavierAt 24, Axel Ravier is a doctoral student in sociology who is an activist within the Pride of the suburbs, of which he is the spokesman and political leader. This year, he gives his first courses at the university and begins a thesis on homosexuality and the working classes. “I want to show them that you can be black, gay, from working-class neighborhoods, and become a sociologist, teach this kind of subject.”Amy PlantOn YouTube, there are those who do “feat and fun” and there are the others. Amy Plant is undoubtedly one of those last few. At 24, Emma has already developed a very unique sense of storytelling and she takes anyone on her YouTube channel, whether it’s to talk tech and computer code, to take you on her vlog adventures or to discover good rap.LutherLuther is the kind of boy who is ahead of everything. At only 18, he is one of the biggest revelations of French rap in 2022. Signed to Sublime, the label created by Disiz, Luther is well surrounded and has all the versatility to become an important part of 2023.Mariana BenengeMariana Benenge is a dancer, choreographer, stylist, entrepreneur and activist, among many other hats. With a desire for justice harnessed to her heart, she works to create safe spaces with her P3, evenings exclusively for women. You also saw her appear in Aya Nakamura’s latest music video, “Baby”.Valentin RaffaliValentin Raffali is part of a new generation of prodigious chefs, but he is not really like the others. In the kitchen since adolescence and long before it became fashionable, the young chef defends free, creative cuisine and total freedom of expression in the kitchen in his Marseille restaurant, Livingston. And too bad if the dishes can sometimes disturb or disturb the customers. Cooking without apologizing, and nothing else, is her way of seeing – and doing – things.Drea DuryWhether it’s Spanish, English or French, new sensation Drea Dury knows how to turn up the heat. Belgian-Colombian with multiple influences, the revelation of the French The Voice is queen of a booming reggaeton genre, as evidenced by her latest titles “Lick” and “Tellem”, boiling with sensuality and warmth. Attention, it burns.Daniel SicardWhen we think of a classical orchestra, we often imagine an archaic environment, very closed in on itself. Daniel Sicard and the Orchester Curieux are here to prove you wrong. This love of the great symphonies, from Mozart to Chihiro via Aurora, mixed along the way with a great commitment for a fairer world. League of Legends. Professional player for the G2 Hel team, a formation freshly created to highlight women’s e-sport, Colomblbl has nothing to prove, but has a talent for the game to share with us. With her humour, her pedagogy and her philosophy, Eve intends to move the lanes. He embarks on the realization and shares his poignant creations on TikTok. After only a few months, it’s dazzling success and he decides to give up everything to live from his passion. Today, at the age of 24, his silent films with impeccable photography are viewed by several million people and have allowed him to be at the Cannes Film Festival.JoannaJoanna is already two albums at only 22 years old, and the best remains to come. His ability to mix with song as well as rap makes his universe special and his potential infinite. Add to that a singular aesthetic and you have one of the artists to follow in 2023. Mallory Wanecque an impulsive teenager who was also shooting her first film. Fiction met and then transcended reality, because after the Cannes red carpet, Mallory is now at the gates of the Césars.LafleyneLafleyne is R’n’B, pop, lots of other inspirations, but music above all. She writes, composes, interprets, experiments and grows at the same time as her art. At 23, she stands out with a unique voice that soothes hearts and a pen as powerful as it is vulnerable. And it’s Lafleyne, all attached, that’s important. Faustine Koziel If she swears only by James Cameron’s Titanic, Faustine Koziel is not the type to rush headlong into the iceberg of the star system. This young actress from Nantes, who has already co-written her own web series, Close Up, with her brother, navigates between genres on the small screen. After having played contemporary and sunny female characters in Neuf Meufs and Narvalo on Canal+, she will board the liner The Walking Dead in 2023, in the spin-off dedicated to Daryl where she will represent France alongside Clémence Poésy.Corentin MoutetCorentin Moutet has two great passions in life: tennis and rap. In the first, the 24-year-old player, with a strong temperament on the courts, proved at the end of 2022 that he had it in the racket by winning two titles and reaching the round of 16 at the US Open. . The objective in 2023 is to do better, by becoming “top seeded in a Grand Slam as soon as possible”. In his other passion, rap, this fan of Laylow distinguished himself in 2020 by releasing an EP, Écorché. Today, he is satisfied with a simple role of listener, and composes instrumentals in his spare time, which will perhaps end up with rappers of the new generation. “A crazy thing.”Jessica DescadesJessica Descades, 22, is the epitome of her generation: connected, inspired and obstinate. Originally from Saint-Martin, she lived on three islands before landing in Paris to tackle serious things, namely styling, modeling and artistic direction. Very inspired by the 1990s and American influences, she devotes a lot of her time to putting herself on stage to create characters with daring but well-balanced looks. We all need that.Iliana RupertLong considered the daughter of Thierry Rupert, Iliana Rupert knew, through hard work and thanks to her talent, to make her own name. A talented player playing at the pivot position, she continues to climb the ladder. After a year 2022 rich in titles (with Tango Bourges and the Aces of Las Vegas), she always wants more and intends to continue to delight us on the floors. But also on TikTok, where she is very active and shows us the daily life of a professional basketball player.
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