Stromae “omnipresent dad”: how does he protect his 3-year-old son?

In an interview granted to Madame Figaro on March 17, 2022, Stromae confided in his news and his life as a father. The opportunity for the Belgian singer to return to the education of his 3-year-old son.

An emblematic singer of Belgian origin, Stromae is at the heart of musical news with the release of his album Multitude on March 4th. The artist gave an interview to Madame Figaro on March 17, 2022. The opportunity to come back to different subjects. His childhood, his inspirations or even his role as a father. Father of a little boy for three years now, Stromae is incubating his son. “My son is 3 years old, I protect him and I don’t even want to reveal his first name. We are very well in our small family nucleus, ” says the singer. An education in the shadows that Stromae completes with his love for the fourth art : “We listen to music all the time, and I’m an omnipresent dad. »

If the singer returns to his role as a father, he takes the opportunity to salute the involvement of his companion. “My ability to be a good dad, I owe it above all to Coralie, my wife », says Stromae. The Belgian artist is also aware that he has adapted the education he gives to his son according to the one he himself received when he was younger: “My own father lived in Rwanda, where he remained until his death. He sometimes came to Belgium… I saw him a dozen times. He was an architect, and I remember his pencil case. But I don’t have a clear paternal role model. The reference at home was my big brothers. ».

The youth of an artist who has become emblematic

Stromae, 37, opened up in this intimate interview. The singer even returned to his journey in the neighborhoods of Brussels. “There were more mixed race people than white people in Bockstael, the Brussels neighborhood of my childhood: Turks, Moroccans, Congolese… it was a culture shock”says the singer. A cultural mix that goes against his background “boarding in a Jesuit school”. An important moment for the artist who took his first steps in music there. “That’s where I started to play djembe and rap, to claim my origins and to understand the importance of words”, confesses Stromae to Madame Figaro. Since then, Stromae continues to amaze us with an eclectic music that is exported internationally.

Article written in collaboration with 6Medias.