Jean Beauvoir is an American Singer, Multi-Instrumentalist, Producer and Songwriter of Haitian descent. Originally from the legendary punk group The Plasmatics, (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame exhibit).  He is ranked in the "Top 50 " most influential Black Rock Artists of all time. In addition to his successful solo and band works, he has collaborated, (produced and/or written) with KISS, The Ramones, Debbie Harry (Blondie), The Pretenders,  John Waite, N'SYNC (Justin Timberlake), Lionel Richie, Nona Hendryx, Nile Rogers, Glenn Hughes, Desmond Child, Doro Pesch, Shinee, Jonghyun, Andreas Carlsson and more... Duet with Bruce Springsteen,  performed/recorded with Little Steven Van Zandt, (Bass and Guitar), plus "guitar solo work" with Cameo and others, bass guitar and vocal work with KISS. Beauvoir led bands and projects include, Crown of Thorns, Voodoo X and Beauvoir-Free. His iconic blonde mohawk image, has been an ongoing major influence on US and international pop culture in music, sports, film and TV. His works are included on over 230 albums and counting. 

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Black Lives Matter

June 09, 2020

Firstly, I send my deepest sympathies to the Floyd Family for all they've had to witness and endure due to this horrific killing of their loved one.... It's hard to imagine a greater pain...

Black lives absolutely matter and should do so equally, but we must build on the progress that has been made thus far.

There have been and still are so many who have made a mark, a difference, in the effort to change a mindset, which has been so deeply ingrained in our society.

Many have put their lives on the line...

I can attest and speak to this from very personal experiences, all I have endured, bad and good from both sides...

My life’s purpose from the age of 12, has been to bring the races together, break down color barriers, change the perceptions that so many unjustly adhere to...

To live as one in unity, with mutual respect...

 

My scepter has been my music, where I share all I have to say with the world...

From my time with The Plasmatics and up til' today, my decision to introduce the Blonde Mohawk as a young black punker, was to make a point. A point that was strongly solidified when the Plasmatics erupted all over US main stream television...

To support individuality, having the confidence and belief in yourself to “just do you”. I've preached self-respect, self-expression individuality and equality for all.

Being a Rock and Roll performer, every time I get on that stage, what I see in front of me is beautiful harmony where none of these injustices exists. I dream of a world like this...

I’ve witnessed a significant change throughout my many years in my chosen profession, but it hasn’t been easy, but I damn well knew it wouldn't be...

I’ve tasted the blood, literally and also metaphorically. It’s a beautiful thing...

We still have a long way to go people and it will take some time, if everyone does their part and most people know what that part is, I believe we can attain significant change towards a harmonious, beautifully colorful world.....

With all my love and sincere gratitude to all of you who have been there for me throughout the years and showed me the appreciation and respect that you have ...

Thank you...

Keep Rockin!

Jean Beauvoir

Afro Punk - “Jean Beauvoir is the originator”... Nathan Leigh