Alexandre Mulongo Finkelstein lives and works in Lubumbashi, where he was born in 1984. Finkelstein obtained an engineering degree in industrial electronics at the University of Lubumbashi, but then embarked on the cultural scene of his hometown. As a writer, rapper, screenwriter and journalist, he has contributed to several projects. As a founding member of Picha, he oversaw the association's communications, served as chief administrative officer and coordinator of the organization's activities, and participated in the organization of initiatives ranging from the Biennial of Lubumbashi to the Makwacha project. As a rapper and author, he produced the album Hommage au bon son with King Amenophis, which links Congolese rumba and rap. His first animated film S.O.S mosquitoes attack was acquired by the AfricaMuseum in Tervuren, Belgium. Through his personal blog, Finkymédia, which has been awarded by Mondoblog and is part of it, Finkelstein offers a new perspective on and from his hometown, Lubumbashi, on events in the country and around the world. Furthermore, as a writer, he has collaborated with local artists and collectives such as Vicanos Club, DL Multimedia and Frank Mukunday for sound creation and writing for films such as Mamiwata. Currently, the author is writing his first novel Les congomanes: coopérateurs et débrouillards.