Mujahid Ahmed Bello (born on September 1988) known by his stage name Fancy Gadam, a Ghanaian afropop, hiplife, dancehall and reggae artiste. He is known for his biggest hit song ”concreate” which led to him winning artist of the year in the 2015 edition of the Northern Music Awards and the Northern Entertainments Awards respectively. His impressive work in 2016 earned him a nomination in the “Best New Artiste” of the year category. A stiff competition from Medikal, Nii Funny, Article Wan, Feli Nuna, Ebony, Rudebwoy Ranking and Eugy to clinch the most prestigious award for newcomers. Many Ghanaians recognized him as the king and ruler of Northern Music. Fancy Gadam will soon be releasing his latest song featuring Medikal titled Mog Mi Nnoli, The Dagbani meaning for ‘Kiss me’. He is currently working on another song titled ‘Total cheat’ yet to be release. The new song features Sarkodie.
Fancy Gadam is a Hiplife Artist who was born in Hausa Zongo Tamale, Ghana on September 1988. His real name is Mujahid Ahmed Bello. He hails from the Northern Part of Ghana. Fancy Gadam completed Police Barracks high school in 2004. In his early days he was exposed to different genres of Music like Hip Hop, Dancehall & Reggae. He used to copy most of the songs and sing them word to word. At the age of 12 he started performing at school events and public occasions .
His ability to create his own music started at that time when they were assigning topics to write, act and sing about. After school his interest in becoming an artist was boosted, and he started visiting different studios and developed skills of beat production.
He was influenced by Kaya, Banky W , Wizkid And Davido. Although he did record some rap songs, Hiplife and Dancehall was more appealing to him which at that point he started seeking a good management team. Fancy Gadam’s first management team was 5 minutes Entertainment in 2011, that brought out his first Official Album that had many talking about it in the north.
The song “KALIPO” was Fancy Gadam’s biggest breakthrough among other massive hits such as: Alkawle Ft. Iwan And Bamba, Oyema, Nyaqsim , Lahazibsi all produced by Stone brain Records, based in the North. He launched his debut album “KALIPO” under 5 Minutes Entertainment on 18 December 2011 at the Picorna gardens Tamale which was a sold out concert. The album featured top artists like D Flex, Jamal Bamba, Stone Brain, Straw Da Rap and more. The album was accompanied by 8 music videos and was creating a buzz and got lots of airplay.
Fancy Gadam performed on all large stages in Tamale Ghana and participated in many big events such as Wizkid In Tamale, Davido and friends, Bhim Nation X Gadam Nation and lots More. Fancy Gadam shared the stage with many international artists such as Wizkid, Sarkodie and Davido, to name a few.
The second album “Ashili” was released on 4 January 2012 at Picorna gardens in tamale. This album featured 3 upcoming artiste under Five Minutes Entertainment. The songs “Dawgu” and “Alkaida” became huge hits all over the country. Fancy Gadam also brought out massive hit singles which became National Anthem on the streets of Tamale and the whole of the North, titled ‘Star Boi’.
Fancy Gadam is currently working on this 3rd Album and has officially released a new single in the album titled Takahi. This song has been reviewed in most of the entertainment programs as the best song ever composed and produced in the north.
In 2016, Fancy Gadam was unveiled as the brand ambassadors of Rush Energy drink Ghana and Rasta Choco Malt for the three Northern Regions in Ghana.