Afro-Haitian

21 Savage

by Mixed Kidd on March 10, 2018

 21 Savage, Amber Rose – 2017 MTV Video Music Awards – Arrivals – The Forum Arena, 3900 W Manchester Boulevard – Inglewood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph

Place of Birth: Roseau, Dominica

Date of Birth: October 22, 1992

Ethnicity: Afro-Dominican, Afro-Haitian

21 Savage is an American rapper. He was born in Dominica, to a father of Haitian descent, and a mother of Dominica descent, Heather. He was raised in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., by his mother.

21 Savage grew up in the Ifá religion and divination system.

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Régine Chassagne

by Manila on January 30, 2018

Birth Name: Régine Alexandra Chassagne

Place of Birth: Montréal, Québec, Canada

Date of Birth: 19 August, 1976

Ethnicity: Haitian

Régine Chassagne is a Canadian musician. She is known as a founding member of the Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire, along with her husband, musician Win Butler.

Her parents, Marie-Alice (Chiappini) and Stanley Chassagne, who were of Haitian origin, emigrated from Haiti during the dictatorship of François Duvalier.

Source: Obituary of Régine’s mother – http://collections.banq.qc.ca

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Nikki M. James

by stlucas on September 8, 2017

Nikki M. James – HBO’s “Divorce” TV Series Season 1 New York City Premiere – Arrivals – SVA Theater, 333 West 23rd Street – New York City, NY, USA – Photo Credit: Laurence Agron / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Nikki/Nicole Michelle James

Place of Birth: Summit, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 3, 1981

Ethnicity:
*Afro-Vincentian (father)
*Afro-Haitian (mother)

Nikki M. James is an American actress and singer.

Nikki’s father was from Saint Vincent (part of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines). Nikki’s mother is Haitian.

Nikki has stated:

Both my parents are immigrants, and to them, the American dream was owning a house in New Jersey. […] My mom’s from Haiti, my father’s from St. Vincent. They moved here on their own and made this life for themselves. It was a place where they realized their dreams, and my dreams got to be that much bigger.

Source: http://broadwaystyleguide.com

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Eric Andre

by madman on August 13, 2017

Eric Andre – “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” New York City Premiere – Photo Credit: Loredana Sangiuliano / PRPhotos.com 

Birth Name: Eric S. Andre

Place of Birth: Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 4, 1983

Ethnicity:
*Afro-Haitian (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)

Eric Andre is an American actor, comedian, and television host. His father is Haitian. His mother, who is American, is Jewish.

Source: http://grantland.com

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Trina McGee

by stlucas on August 13, 2017

Trina McGee – Katherine Schwarzenegger and Best Buddies Makeup Event at Blushington Beverly Hills on November 10, 2015 – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: Trina Colette McGee

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 6, 1969

Ethnicity: Afro-Haitian, possibly other

Trina McGee is an American actress.

Trina’s father is a photographer from Haiti. Tina’s mother is an American classical pianist.

Source: http://www.haitiobserver.com

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