Here is a picture of the artist Mickael Guirand as he stepped down as Carimi lead singer.
On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015, lead singer Mikael Guirand has announced his decision to leave Carimi for personal reasons which he has not yet disclosed. It is undoubtedly a shocking news for the lovers of Haitian music. Mikael, who was the "Mi" of Carimi, has been with the band with Carlo Vieux and Richard Cavé from the beginning when they formed the band in 2002 in New York. He has said that, staying away from his fans is not an easy decision, a kind of sacrifice rather-- still he hopes his fan will understand the gravity of personal reasons that forced him to step away from the stage.
Carimi band is a group of nine musicians and the main genre of music they play is the Kompa. The Band was started by three members and later grew to a nine member group. The three members were Mickael Guirand, Carlo Vieux and Richard Cave and at the time they had met in New York. They had left their home country as a result of the prevailing political uncertainty.