Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors


The Guissé pair make up the Senegalese music group Maabo. The vibrant Afro-pop style of the husband-and-wife duet is based on the couple’s interwoven voices and the amorous tone of their lyrics. The pair sings in an Afrobeat-influenced manner.

Mia and Abdoul Guisse (No Face Undercova) met through a relative in the Senegalese metropolis of Dakar in 2012 and began collaborating musically.

Both had been pursuing music careers – Mia as a singer/songwriter and Abdoul as a sought-after engineer/producer – but there was an instant affinity when they started working together.

Over time, they developed a love connection, and after marrying in 2015, they founded Maabo, a pop duet with both of them singing and creating songs.

Their first hits, including 2015’s “Reine xol,” helped them gain a following in Senegal, where listeners were drawn not just to their music but also to them as a pair. They received a Raaya Award for their single “Yako Waral” in 2017, and after a few more singles, they released “Jolofbeats,” their full-length debut, in 2019, followed by another single, “Wa Li Nekhoul,” in 2020.

In Senegal, the Maabo group has swiftly become a household name.

Latest Singles:

Ada – 2021
Démocritic – 2021
Wa Li Nekhoul – 2020



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,...


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...


Dreamville's first signee, Bas, keeps defining himself as one of the most renowned and authentic musicians by consistently integrating his bluster with a sympathetic sense of perspective. The son of Sudanese parents, Paris-born and Queens-based rapper Bas is renowned for...
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...


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...


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, 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...

Read about similar profileability artistes.