“He’s a real product of the ghetto “Guediawaye to New York”, “This is a real product of the ghetto “Guediawaye to New York”, here is the sentence that Ngaala Blindé wrote on her Facebook page with amazing photos!
But who is Ngaala Blindé?
Ngaaka Blinde, whose real name is Baba Ndiaye, is a young Senegalese rapper born in 1994 in Medina Gounass (Guédiawaye) working-class district of Dakarois. Raised by his grandfather, he grew up with his three brothers and younger sister. Its stage name refers to the words “Ngaaka” (Marine species and/or ignorant) and “Blinde” as the word indicates. Passionate about Hip Hop from a young age, he began writing his first texts at the age of 9 under the influence of his master Mr NIANG of the Pikine 16 school in Guédiawaye Sham. He began his career by joining the rap group Young Star. He was selected in the same year in the TV show «Hip Hop Feeling» of Fata, participated in the second edition of «Hip Hop Discover» initiated by Simon Jolof4life and in the caravan tour of the group Bat’HaillonsBlin-Den 2012. The accumulation of all these experiences allowed the young Ngaaka to become the winner of the first edition of Flow UP (2013), a rap contest organized by the Africulturban Association in order to promote young rappers in expansion.