Profile & Background:
Pencha Bi (a.k.a.
Penchabi) received a 3 album contract at Yellowgate Studios where
they already recorded and released their first single. After the
release they went on a country-wide tour. They were also featured
on the 'Kairo: Songs of The Gambia' compilation which gives an
overview of the music in The Gambia.
Their act features a fusion of R&B, rap-ragga and mbalax,
blended with some folklore.
The group is made up of Amie Cherie (an ex-comedian) and three
local rappers and a Senegalese vocalist. They first released promotional
singles called 'Bai Ma-Lamin Darra' and `Joyleh-lenn' - Tribute
to the late Ousu 'Lion' Njie.
The band came together after Pa Manjai
Sey (FLX Man) started doing music when he was at secondary
school, and at the same time being a DJ on a radio show called
'Pencha Reggae and Ragga' showcase at Citizen FM in Kanifing.
After a couple of years of the show he decided to form a musical
group with some of his associates and came up with the name Pencha
Phone no. 7801779