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Singateh

Singateh

Singateh


Born as Alhagie Singateh in 1982 in a small riverine community in the hinterlands of The Gambia( W. Africa), Sing-a-teh (A.K.A. Freaky Joe) at a very tender age, has portrayed a resounding talent as both an academician and a musician. Between spending Friday nights doing acapellas in street squares to performing at school events, Sing-a-teh was already on the track to creating a hobby that would eventually lead to a life-long passion for him. Sing-a-teh spent his entire Primary School education and Middle School education in Bansang Read more on Last.fm
Born as Alhagie Singateh in 1982 in a small riverine community in the hinterlands of The Gambia( W. Africa), Sing-a-teh (A.K.A. Freaky Joe) at a very tender age, has portrayed a resounding talent as both an academician and a musician. Between spending Friday nights doing acapellas in street squares to performing at school events, Sing-a-teh was already on the track to creating a hobby that would eventually lead to a life-long passion for him.

Sing-a-teh spent his entire Primary School education and Middle School education in Bansang, and shortly attended Armitage High School before transferring to Gambia High School in the Greater Banjul Area. Sing-a-teh has played numerous roles in and out of his school career. He has served as a student prefect and a student deputy headboy during his school days in Bansang. The propelling point in Sing-a-teh's career came in 2001 when he released his wide acclaimed single "Gamsaint's Reconciliation", a song dedicated to bridging the gap between two sworn rivals: Gambia High and St.

Augustine's High schools. The success from this effort earned him the much needed respect, and popularity from all sectors of the Gambian community and afar. Following the popularity of his first single, he dropped another one entitled "More Message", a song that calls for youth empowerment. The reception and success of these two singles earned him the "Best Solo Artist of the Year 2001"," West Coast Radio Artist of the Year 2002", YIDAC PILLAR of the Year 2002, "FRIENDS OF THE CHILDREN" and several other titles and awards.

From then on, he kept on excelling to higher heights winning more awards and soon started his own concerts across the country making his music and lyrics well known and loved by all and sundry. The Gambian show biz witnessed a dramatic wind of change since after the discovery of Sing-a-teh's unique and melodious voice and due to the quality of beats produced by his mentor, and producer-friend HAKIM of "THE SUNS OF LIGHT". Sing a teh is the first Gambian artist whose voice was heard on BBC's famous morning programme "NETWORK AFRICAā€¯. He released his first 9 track Audio Album in the local market of the Gambia in July 2005 and in December of 2005, a 13 track CD released was for the European Market which was distributed in major European Countries including Sweden , Germany , England , Norway Finland etc under the promotion of www.onegambia.com.

This CD was remastered (featuring two new songs) with a promotional DVD his 2006 U.S. tour, a tour that was facilitated by the African Artist Association (an agency in the business of tapping and promoting African Artist the world over headquartered in Queens-N.Y) served as an eye opener and an extra step in the right direction for Sing-a-teh as it gave him the opportunity to forge new relationships and to horn his skills in the music biz. He was the guest artists in the 2007 UK Carnival which was held in London in August. He is presently on a tour of Sweden, Germany and Norway.

Sing-a- teh just finished his 2nd Album with the Sun's of Light studios in Atlanta. This new album is more of Dance hall, Reggae and Reggeatone; Hip hop compilation and a fusion of indigenous Senegambian boom "Mbalax", that is fully fit for any market. He did collaborate with few American up coming stars, ,made new videos and his united states tour DVD is out ,which includes live performances in NEW YORK , ATLANTA , SEATTLE , MARYLAND , COLLEGES, RADIO SHOWS , STUDIO SESSIONS , TRAVELING JOURNEYS AND Live interviews with friends and fans.This new album entitled "4 EVER IN LUV" has been out since early this year (2007). Shortly after his return to the Gambia from the USA, Singateh for the first time was invited as a guest artist to the 2007 Carnival in UK where he did a great performance and proceeded to Sweden, Astria and Germany where he secured his 1st record deal with Megga Force Promtion.

His 1st album with Megga Force "WONDERS & SINGS is expected to be out early next year (2008). "2007 has been a year of blessing for me" Said Singateh. For more information about Singateh, visit his website @ www.singateh.com or TO ORDER YOUR COPY OF ANY OF SINGATEH'S ALBUMS, visit www.gambiantalents.com. 2008 has been another achievement for singateh music carier for he won all the best awards during gambia first ever music award he won best male artist,best selling album,and best male dress artist for 2007 ,he is back in the united states for the 3rd time to record his 4th album before taken a brake to go in 2 college level in canada 2008 .watch out 4 more details.

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