Mujahid Ahmed Bello popularly known as Fancy Gadam is an Afropop, Dancehall/Reggae and Hiplife artiste. He’s one of the hottest artiste in Ghana with large fan base at the moment.
Let me take you all back, to the Discovery of Fancy Gadam, Most people like to call him the Northern pride simply because he’s being putting northern proud. There have also been big artiste like Sherifa Gunu, King Ayisoba and others.
Fancy discovered his talent at the age of 12, whiles in primary school. Before his rise to fame, fancy was influenced by Kaya, B.F.G’S, Wizkid and Davido.
All his concert has never had a low attendance. And here are the number of unprecedented concert he has had before 2017.
The amazing thing is that though he had not established that massive fan base during the beginning of his career but he was able to get his first concert sold out in 2010 at the Picarno Gardens, Tamale.
Fancy Gadam’s breakthrough was the song titled ‘ KALIPO‘ which featured D-Flex. The song also received a lot of massive airplay on the radio. That was on the year, 2010. The song ‘KALIPO‘ was on Fancy Gadam’s first album.
Fancy shocked the whole of Tamale with his popular single, ‘star boi‘ which became the anthem on the street of tamale.
Two years later after his first album, Bello, came with his second album called ‘Ashili‘ which was released on the 4th of January 2012. It had songs like ‘Dawgu‘ and ‘Alkaida‘ which became an instant hit on your favorite radio.
Year: May 2016
He released his ‘Nawuni yiko‘ album on the 20th May 2016. Which was popularly patronized by his fans. According to hiplifedx.com, it was estimated that about 12,000 came to the Tamale sports stadium to support their pride, Fancy Gadam.
Year: August 2016
3 months later, he came back debuted the Gadam Nation and Bhim Nation Concert in Tamale which was also graced by 16,000 people. This concert later won the best regional event at the maiden of edition Of Ghana Industry Awards.
Year: December 2016
Prior to the general elections, Fancy Gadam held a peace concert to preach against violence during and after elections.
And uh let’s not forget about his concert he held at the Accra National theater. Many industry people thought it would flopped but he showed his prowess.
Fast-forward to 2017, Fancy is now one of the celebrated artist in Ghana at the moment.
He has won
- 2017 VGMA New Artiste of the year
- 2017 BASS Awards New Artiste
- 2017 JIGWE Awards New Act
- 2017 Best Regional Awards for best event at the Ghana Industry Awards
Apart from his awards
Concerts he has held so far in 2017:
2nd July 2017
He launched his ‘MUJAHID‘ album in Tamale. Again history was made with about 18000 patronizing his MUJAHID album launch at the Tamale Sports Stadium.
26th August 2017
Fancy Gadam held another concert in Kumasi Sports Stadium, Heroes Park. Tens of thousands came out to support fancy amidst the rain.
9th September 2017
This one of the heavily attended concert in tamale. Two superstars in tamale. What do you expect from their fans? Even before the concert, Fancy Gadam and Sarkodie were surrounded by tens and thousands of people just to see them. Now that’s what is called a fan base.
And when it was time for the concert, you know Sarkodie and Fancy Gadam never disappoint. They thrilled the super packed tamale sports stadium with the popular hit, Total Cheat.
26th November 2017
Again this guy is just great. When touched down in Accra there was a lot of of who surrounded him just to have a glimpse of him. The concert was super charged filled with tens and 10,000 of fans.
If the artist of the year is based on relevancy, then the award for artist of the year should go to Fancy Gadam because has headline 4 main show on his own. He has produce a hit songs these year too.
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