1key seated
Photo: Nshimiyimana Jean Marie

I’ve had many names in my existence, from family, friends, myself, and people I don’t know. Though I may like them all, I can only use a few. Right now I go by NGANGARE Eric but you can call me 1key. Some would say it’s a pseudo but that’s just what I believe I am – a key. You know what a key does, right?

I am a creator. My creativity involves writing, poetry, music, film, crafts and other “things” that haven’t been named yet. I am a nomad by choice carrying a Rwandan passport to go through customs but I am way beyond borders established by colonial brutes. I am a bit of you, and a bit of many other “things” too.

Here’s a few things CNN thinks you should know about me in 8 minutes.