Boanaidy Rachidy called Boana Rach was born on 6th August 1982 in the Sakalava region, southwest of Madagascar.
Boana became aware of the power of music at the age of 7 when he transformed with his talent a funeral into a celebration. Since then he recognized that music makes his heart vibrate but it was only later in 2005 that he started his professional activity as sound engineer in Mars Studio where he was creating music for local artists. During this time he learned to play drums, guitar, harmonica and self thought singing . In 2016 he started touring with his band around Madagascar. Author, composer, interpreter, Boana raises awareness about environmental problems and deforestation by using folk chords, blues nuances and Antsa vocal characteristic