Millie Bass is a Disc Jockey, Songwriter, and Producer born and raised in France. Her father Desire Gnanago, a Real Estate Agent, and mother Chantal Karamoko, an IT Engineer are both from Ivory Coast. Millie grew up in an Ivorian household basked in music. Sitting on her mother’s lap was a musical voyage from her African and European heritage, to the confines of Asia, on this tour Michael Jackson was the uncontested captain.
To date, Millie has co-produced and wrote “I Can feel the Sun,” a track produced by 12 Keyz, a producer who has worked with Ashanti, Estelle, Lil Wayne etc… The highlight of her career includes gigs at Irving Plaza, the Harlem Week, The after Party of The Nigerian Entertainment Awards, Dadju Concert. With many materials up her sleeves and an EP on the way, Millie Bass is now ready to tantalize the music industry her way on her terms.
She started her musical journey on high school benches when she joined “Imprevue,” a singing female Trio group that eventually got the attention of a Record Label. After failing to get a fair record deal, “Imprevue” disbanded. Undaunted, Mille joined a gospel choir directed by popular vocal coach Frank Zita, and developed her skills as a solo artist and a composer. Eager to discover new horizons and pursue her musical dream, she decided to move to New York City in 2008. There, she was mentored by
Skallawa productions, where she learned the craft of beat-making, producing and songwriting.