The Quebec coroner’s workplace is investigating the loss of life of singer-songwriter Karim Ouellet, 37.
Quebec Metropolis police mentioned Tuesday officers discovered Ouellet’s physique in a constructing Monday evening within the La Cité-Limoilou borough.
Born in Dakar, Senegal, Ouellet made his debut within the music business along with his album Plume, launched in 2011. He went on to supply two different profitable albums that have been a mixture of hip-hop, funk and folk-pop.
He received a number of awards in his profession, such because the 2014 Juno for Francophone Album of the Yr for his second album, Fox.
Quebec Premier François Legault issued a tweet Tuesday providing his condolences to Ouellet’s household, saying the “younger artist introduced a brand new model of music to Quebec.”
Federal NDP Chief Jagmeet Singh tweeted right this moment that he was saddened by the information of the singer’s loss of life.
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