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Aida Samb

Aïda Samb is a Senegalese performer who was born in 1988 into a Toucouleur Gawlo family with a long legacy in music and history. She is a descendent of Samba Diabaré Samb, a virtuoso of khalam and the daughter of Fatou Sy Samb, a great vocalist who sang alongside Baaba Maal.

Samb began conducting her school choir at the age of eight, having acquired an interest in music. In 2001 she was approached by the committee of the Schooling of Girls (SCOF) to sing for a campaign aimed at increasing the number of girls attending school.

For her education, she went to the Dakar School of Arts.

Having been recommended by her uncle to Kabou Gueye in 2004, Aida began her musical career as a backing vocalist after she signed a four-year recording deal with the Jololi label. She worked with several big names, like Youssou Ndour, Kine’ Lam, Pape Diouf, Youro Ndiaye, and Abou Thioubalo, among others, and made appearances on various albums.

Aida rose to prominence after appearing on Youssou Ndour’s song “Fekke Ma Ci Boolé.” She earned fame following the publication of her debut song “what about me?” in 2009, but not until 2012 when she launched her first album “Sarabaa.”

In the same year, at the 2012 Kora Music Awards in Abidjan, she was named Best Female Traditional African Music Artist. She also became a household name in Senegal.

In 2016, she debuted with the track “Yaw Rekk,” which featured Nigerian singer Wizkid, and in 2017, she followed up with “Dege Na,” a more traditional mbalax-style song.

Amaal

Amaal

Amaal comes through as a singer-songwriter of Somali-Canadian descent, crafting mellifluous R&B that spans the spectrum of human experience. She is presently one of North America's most fascinating Somali R&B singers. Amaal started her incredible trip in the war-torn city...
Joya Mooi

Joya Mooi

South African and Dutch songbird Joya Mooi's name seems destined for a life of happiness and beauty wrapped in her mesmerizing vocals. She is gifted with unadulterated penmanship, a seductive vocal range, and a burning desire to transform the memories,...
Desiire

DESIIRE

In order to produce music that is full of mesmerizing instrumentals and somber simplicity, Congolese musician DESIIRE, who is based in Toronto, provides a distinctive combination of R&B, Afro, Electronic, and Hip-Hop. Inspired by pioneering African artists like Papa Wemba,...
Dua Saleh

Dua Saleh

The Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter and rapper of Sudanese descent, Dua Saleh, is renowned for her captivating bravado and menacing gloom. She has transformed her prior solemnity into swaggering confidence. It would be easy to call Dua Saleh a natural. Her songs...
Gaidaa

Gaidaa

Dutch-Sudanese singer, Gaidaa pours her heart and emotion into her music, crafting energetic R&B ballads that feature acoustic instrumentation and candid lyricism. One of the newest performers from Sudan worth checking out. The fact that she was raised in the...
G-Salih

G-SALIH

Coming from Arlington, Virginia, and born to Sudanese parents, Gihad, known as G-SALIH, has always been thoughtful with his bars. His distinctive style draws the listener's attention right away, and his powerful lyricism empowers them to sink into the lessons...
Moël

Moël

Moël, born Mewael Hadera, is an Ethiopian-Canadian artist based in Toronto, Canada. He is one of a kind who somehow has managed to acoustically blend components of traditional Ethiopian sounds with modern R&B sounds. Moël’s soulful melodies contain essential sentiment, escapism,...
M.I Blue

M.I. Blue

The alternative-soul singer and composer M.I. Blue is among the most multifaceted performers you will encounter. The female Eritrean artist embodies the spirit, sound, and culture of Toronto's burgeoning music industry. Her own East African heritage as well as jazz...
Meron Addis

Meron Addis

Meron Addis is one such artist who effortlessly combines the forceful and calm, the frail and the powerful, and the past and the contemporary with ease. The London-born diva Meron, of Ethiopian descent, has absorbed a variety of musical influences...
Emanuel

Emanuel

Canadian-based Ethiopian R&B singer Emanuel born Emmanuel Assefa, is an R&B singer/songwriter who made his major-label debut in 2020 with the poignant ballad ‘’Need You’’ which came out and was featured on Apple Music and Spotify billboards. With melodies that catch...

Aida’s credits also include the 2020 song “Baadola” and the 2017 album “Woyalama,” on which she collaborated with notable stars as Pape Thiopet, Hakim, and Wizkid.

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