From selling cafÃ© touba in Serre Kunda, to becoming one of the finest singers in Senegambiaâ€¦exclusive interview with Mame Balla
Born on the 19th October, 1977, Mame Balla Diouf, also known in The Gambia as Daddy Sam, grew up in Pikine, one of the poorest suburbs of Dakar.Â He used music as an escape.Â
The former Dancehall Mastersâ€™ vocalist began his musical journey at age 19, drawing inspiration from great
When it comes to Gambiaâ€™s favorite young female celebrities, Zainab Hellen Maroun certainly ranks pretty highly. She is the whole package â€“ gorgeous, intelligent, friendly and hardworking. In October 2012, the former Maroun Supermarket boss lady, tied the knot to Senegalese champion wrestler, Balla Gaye II.
The Gambian-Lebanese beauty
Ready to become Gambiaâ€™s first internationally recognized rapper with gigs in different parts of the world is US-based Sayâ€™hu. He was born in the United States, but spent much of his childhood days in The Gambia.
Unlike many rappers, Sayâ€™huâ€™s lyrics are mainly about life, the struggle and how to
Gambia nyatoo dorong! Fatima Jabbe becomes one of the powerful women in the African movie industry
Fatima Jabbe is one of the most successful and accomplished Gambian actresses today. She has starred in popular Nollywood movies such as the Mirror Boy â€“ a movie that has raked in millions of naira.
Say what you will about Haddy Faye but she is hard-working!
She is only 25-years-old; Haddy has gone from a senior secondary school graduate, to become a hugely successful businesswoman with her own beauty salon and boutique, located on one of The Gambiaâ€™s most expensive streets.
The Pipeline girl is
For this upcoming Gambian international actress, acting is not just a mere career. Completely passionate about what she is doing, 20-year-old Princess Shyngle said that acting requires intelligence, commitment, determination and team work.
Although young, Princess is already making headlines in both Nigeria and Ghana. Sheâ€™s one of the few
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