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Gambian-Swedish based artiste embarks on festival tour

Feb 21, 2020, 3:30 PM | Article By: Lamin Gibba

Sweden-based Gambian rapper, Ranking fire is currently in the country for a nationwide unity jam festival tour which is currently underway.

Ranking Fire told The Point Entertainment and Lifestyle that his purpose in the country is meant to promote his music and to meet his fans.

Ranking started his music career with the Born Africans in 1998 who released their first album praises that hit the  globe.

“We also released an album called ‘No More War’ in Africa and produced many songs with several artistes in the sub-region,” he said.

In 2002, Ranking Fire travelled to Sweden (Stockholm) where he continued making songs with European artistes, as well as organizing several concerts during his stay in the Scandinavian country.

He said the objective of this musical tour is to raise fund to support hospitals and schools in the country.

“We want to give back to the community as part of our contribution to national development,” he said.

He started his tour in Jarra Soma on 14 February, Jarra Japenneh on on 15 February, St Charles Hall Faji Kunda on 18 February, Banjul on 21 February, Brufut Max Hall on 22, Busumbala community Centre on 28 February, Farato Mini Stadium on 29 February, Gunjur Le Beatroute Night Club on 6 March, and Bakau Happy Corner on 7 March.