Born Baboucarr Sambou on 19 November 1989 in Serekunda, he attended Serekunda Primary School, St Therese’s Junior, and SOS Senior Secondary School. One-time a keen footballer, who played at goal for second division side, Talinding United, the rising star took a dramatic turn when he started music in 2011 and went on to release his debut mix tape called ‘Dama Yii’ in 2013.
Since then he has proven to the entire country that he is the king of the rap game with his hot, captivating and enthralling stage acts.
Apart from his music engagement, the rising star also worked at The Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) as a clearing agent.
Bai Babou started a new dimension of stardom, gradually establishing himself to the pinnacle of Gambian music releasing hit songs “Love bu Hew”, “Seeye Teey”, “Cheep bou Sew”, “Attitude Girl” and the most popular “Damayee” which is sung by all wherever its performed.
Though, the international market is a new territory for the uprising Gambian sensation, with his unending flexibility he can make it to the international stage if given the chance. The superstar’s new audience is attracted to his welcoming demeanor and his creativity on rap and mbalax domains. Such versatility has earned him a huge followership in Senegal and some parts of Europe.