Let us just say he has a distinctive personal style emanating from ambience and joy thus enabling him to express the vibrant spirit and good atmosphere of the sweet African music. From “Move On” in 2016 to “Weni” in 2017 , I guess you now know who we are talking about.
He goes by the name Babou Pires, a contemporary realist artiste.
His official names are Babou M’baye born March 12 1987 in Mauritania with a senegalese native. Babou spent most of his childhood days in Guinea Bissau.
After failing to become a professional football player in 2011 he opted to go the musical talent way and to be honest he was moving the right direction.
Babou Pires released his debut album “Logic” in 2018 having been previledged to featured the iconic Fata El Presidente in the song “Dara Xeyul Soti”.
A lot would further unfold, thus opening up ways for him and finally getting to meet Nigerian producer ” Teekay Witty” with whom he actualised a number of projects.End of the day hits like “For life” and “Allegiance” came to be in 2019 before “Explosion” came hitting the airwaves hard in 2020.
His decision to move to New York City in 2011 and settling down to focus on his music career did pay off. He became a lover of Dancehall, RnB, Afro Beat and Pop music. Before we all knew it over here Babou Pires was already working with renown Tanzanian Producer S2Kizzy on a number of projects, Including “Pressure” in 2021 and of course not forgetting 2020’s “Givenchy” featuring Peruzzi of Davido’s DMW label.