Jan 2, 2021 | Entertainment
B-Da Sufi is an independent hip-hop artist from West Africa. B-Da Sufi was born in Gambia but grew up in Senegal and his given name is Babacarr Joof. He was 17 when his path from Babacarr to B-Da Sufi started. The year was 1996 when he was immediately inspired by the music and started to openly address important topics such as slavery, poverty, and politics with his talent.
B-Da Sufi is now residing in Oslo, Norway, where he has developed a multilingual style of rapping. B-Da Sufi raps in English, Norwegian, Wolof and other languages. The blending of different languages gives B-Da Sufi a unique and interesting style of hip-hop.
He has released 5 studio albums and ‘Ethnicity’ will be his 6th album. In 2013, he released an album called ‘Hip-Hop Still’ then in 2017 he released ‘I Wish’. It’s still available on digital platforms. Sufi also did a tour for this album in Norway. 2018 also saw the release of another album called ‘Flowing Into the Blues’ and he did a tour of Africa with this album.
Prior to the launch of this new album, B-Da Sufi dropped a new song called ‘ Warm-up’, a precursor to ‘Ethnicity’, which will be released in 2021.
B-Da Sufi calls this new album ‘Ethnicity’ because in Senegal and Gambia. there are diverse ethnic groups and with each comes its own rhythm and melodies. Sufi’s aim with this new album is to bring these colors into one project to show the world the gems that these 2 countries have. Each track on this album tells a different story
Track 1- ‘Welcome to Europe’ ft. Marcus – Norway, talks about people that come to Europe for a better life and venture into different ways of achieving it.
Track 2- ‘Bess Bu Bess’ ft. Leuz Diwane G – Senegal, talks about a new day like every day is a new day with different events and we all go through those days differently and come out with different experiences.
Track 3- ‘Self Esteem’ ft. Sambou Suso- Gambia , Aroo & P.P.S – Senegal, talks about loving ourselves and the people around us, respecting ourselves and the people we meet in our daily lives activities.
Track 4 – ‘Celebrate’ ft. Ilam – Senegal/ Canada- talks about celebrating life, the blessings I have in my life, what I’m grateful for and what I believe in.
Track 5- My Journey ft. You Mkj – Senegal, talks about B-Da Sufi’s journey in music how he started, what he’s done, his experiences and the level he is today.
Track 6- ‘Sama Style’ feat. Fuk n Kuk – Senegal, talks about our styles. The type of music we do and the reason we chose to do it that way.
Track 7- ‘I Am’ feat. Barhama – Gambia, talks about the diverse ethics we have in Africa especially in Senegal and The Gambia. We all come from different ethnics, but we’re all humans, which makes us one people. I am: Simply means I am you and you are me. We are one.
This album will be one to remember for years to come. Ethnicity will be available online and in stores come in 2021.
Sep 22, 2020 | Entertainment
New York, NY, Sep 21, 2020 — HHFF Ventures is an incubator and investment group, that is partnering and funding new ventures in the hip hop community. Having recently relaunched a hip hop apparel company named, Hip Hop Flip Flopp, which specializes in casual and streetwear fashion. HHFF Ventures is pleased to announce a partnership between company co-founders Leon Derrick Youngblood SR, a platinum-selling music producer, Lloyd Leonard, a successful entrepreneur, and Dr. Glenn “Sweety” Toby a hip hop business pioneer and Global Investor.
“Within 96 hours of teaming up with the HHFF’s co-founders, Dr. Glenn Toby was able to leverage his extensive contacts and raise $5 million for the brand’s launch, an almost unheard-of success which still had the company’s founders shocked. Dr. Glenn Toby is a hip-hop pioneer,” explains HHFF founder, Lloyd Leonard. “He has the business aptitude to run successful businesses, he also has a heart for humanity, feeding and providing clothing to the homeless and undeserved, this is why he is leading our company.”
With his help, HHFF Apparel Company is poised to take fashion to new levels. “The new partnership puts Hip Hop Flip Flopp on solid financial footing,” explains Leon Derrick Youngblood SR, co-founder of HHFF. “By teaming up with Dr. Glenn Toby, Hip Hop Flip Flopp will have unique access to Dr. Glenn Toby’s extensive business, sports, entertainment, technology, political and hip hop relationships and will allow the company to be successful.”
“Hip Hop is the DNA of modern culture,” explains Dr. Glenn Toby. “It’s not just music, culture, and a lifestyle. It has grown from the boroughs of New York City to be embraced by billions of people around the planet. Partnering with Leon Youngblood SR was an easy choice. Youngblood has built an invisible machine, as a talented thought leader with proven products and intellectual property it only took me a few hours to find and finish this deal.”
Founder Lloyd Leonard is a serial entrepreneur with a Midas touch. He is the brand’s founder and is singularly focused on HHFF Apparel, in addition to various companies he has founded and funded, over the years he is a long-term donor to various charities, purchasing various books authored by Dr. Glenn Toby for distribution to disadvantaged youth in literacy programs at The Book Bank Foundation.
Leon Derrick Youngblood SR, is a platinum-selling music producer for Recording Artist Chris Brown, he brings his skills as a businessman from the corporate world to the HHFF Apparel Company. Over the years, he has generated more than $200 million dollars for AT&T. Super Producer Leon “Roccstar” Youngblood Jr is his son and produces for Jennifer Lopez and Post Malone. Founder Lloyd Leonard could not believe how cheap real estate is Post-Covid in some states. He wasted no time and is making good use of the 5 million. Talking with real estate agents trying to locate the best cities with tax incentives for the company to open up their headquarters.
Dr. Glenn “Sweety G” Toby has a track record of representing uber-successful celebrities, athletes and entertainers, in the world of music, television, film and NFL, NBA World Champion Boxing and Olympic track and field. Dr. Toby is also the founder of the long-running, successful, Book Bank Foundation, a not of profit (501c3) charity, and a board member of The Peter Tosh Foundation.
For more information about Hip Hop Flop Flopp, please visit www.hiphopflipflopp.com.
To connect with HHFF Apparel Company, follow @hiphopflipflopp on Instagram.
To connect with Dr. Glenn “Sweety G” Toby, follow @mrsweetyg
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