ENC: One of Gambia’s Dancehall Sensations

ENC: One of Gambia’s Dancehall Sensations



Gambian reggae and dancehall artiste, ENC, ventured in the music scene from primary school days and went on to release his first official studio single in the year 2005. Dancehall fans gave him numerous names which eventually gave birth to the name ‘Gambian dancehall king’.

Born 1988, he released his first hit single in the early 2006, which got a huge airplay on Gambia’s main streams by top DJ’s like Fire Man and G Faal. Since then, the young dancehall superstar stepped into his prime when he made his entry to Gambia’s once most popular TV show called The Chartbuster in 2008 and made it to the final top 10 with his unique style and pattern, being the only dancehall artiste on that competition.

The year 2009 became a year of complete revelation for him as he geared up his career to a higher level, trend settings and history makings in the music industry. The dancehall superstar started being a club DJ (selecta) with his crew mate G Faal, who managed and anchored him through his young starhood as part of the G Click Entertainment, which later gave the star a great opportunity to become a radio presenter at West Coast Radio. As a dancehall news presenter with some entertainment info, ENC couple of months later started hosting the dancehall show proper every Monday. Eventually in January 2010, he introduced the Gambia’s only dancehall show dubbed BACK STAGE SHOW on radio. This move has created a great platform for a lot of young upcoming artists to get promoted by giving them a huge airplay and exclusive interviews also.

Since then, ENC is not relenting in making hit songs and killer stage performances on major national and international concerts as the year goes by, talking about hit songs like Money, Nyanba Kawass, Spotlight December Energy just to name a few. He always keep the star as a headliner from years 2010 to 2011, and has collaborated with Amie Dibba on an international hit song called Wanna Love You and further took it to the Jamaican market by making another huge collabo with a Jamaican sensation called Aria on the song Rough Up The Party in 2012. These songs made the star to make it to the international dancehall mainstreams in the world, and in July 2012, he made it to perform on one of South America’s festivals held in Venezuela.

ENC kept excelling with his trend until he got linked with America’s most wanted reggae/dancehall DJ of the Da Flava Radio in Atlanta called Ricovibes, who served as a great support by endorsing and pushing the star’s music through international fan base in various countries like England, Jamaica, Kenya and USA. The international link-up got success, and in November 2012 ENC dropped his Gambia’s first dancehall mix tape consisting of 25 tracks which was presented and mixed by Ricovibes.

In 2013, ENC released 17 tracks mixtape called Girls Segment which led him to a successful journey to the following year 2014 by launching his company called Worldvibe Entertainment, which became one of the fastest rising entertainment companies in The Gambia, comprising a Graphic and Recording Studio (World Vibe Records).

Keeping up with his consistency in the dancehall business, the rising star is the artist who dominates the country’s music airwaves and clubs by dropping songs every couple of weeks on a regular basis, as a result fans started calling him Gambian Vybz Kartel.

In 2015, he released his 28-track compilation called ‘The All Bomb’, which consisted of songs like Boom Daga Dak & Boom Bang, the biggest dancehall songs in the country of recent times. ENC always stands behind Gambian dancehall music by giving platforms to other dancehall artists in radio promotions, stage shows, studio sessions and song writing. With the support of his ever strong team and management ‘ENC World & WorldVibe Entertainment’ led by Ya Sally Njie (Sista Njie), Abubakarr Jammeh (George) and Morrow, ENC’s brand is always relevant from the years 2005 to date.