Inna Bocoum, also called Inna Modja, is a Malian-French actress, singer, and mannequin who topped the charts throughout continents. “Modja” means “unhealthy, not good” in Fulfulde.
Inna was born on Could 19, 1984, and was raised in Bamako. She is a part of the younger technology of Malian musicians; she got here to France as a scholar and is now pursuing her profession in New York. Inna Modja has additionally turn into a ladies’s rights activist and is especially dedicated to eliminating feminine genital mutilation (FGM). On the event of the Worldwide Day of Zero Tolerance for Feminine Genital Mutilation on February 8, 2016, she carried out throughout a particular occasion on “Mobilizing to attain the worldwide objectives by the elimination of feminine genital mutilation by 2030”. “My primary trigger is independence for girls. Bodily, psychological and monetary”, says Inna Modja.
She has appeared within the Nice Inexperienced Wall documentary, making a rare journey alongside this new world surprise. Inna actively engaged with communities concerned within the visionary initiative, and he or she witnessed first-hand the significance of land for a world at peace. Ladies, younger folks and everybody can work the land and reap the advantages when the land stays productive. It’s when land is degraded and depleted, that communities are pressured emigrate or the conflicts over entry to sources come up. Inna says that it’s her hope that the Nice Inexperienced Wall will proceed to develop, permitting all who stay round it to coexist in peace, well being and security.
As a proud UNCCD Land Ambassador, Inna is amongst younger people who find themselves altering the narrative of the Sahel. Her music, vitality, dedication and humanitarian work resonate with audiences worldwide.
Her worldwide profession began in France when she was found throughout the “Fête de la musique” annual music celebration and in a number of tv reveals. Mixing pop, hip-hop and conventional African music, she launched her first album in 2009 below the title: “On a regular basis is a New World”, adopted by a second album “Love Revolution” in 2011 and a 3rd one, “Motel Bamako”, in 2015.
Altering the notion of Africa and African music specifically is one among her key goals: “I’ve to work arduous, and impose a brand new picture that represents a brand new Africa.”