Maître Gims | 5th AFRIMA Ghana 2018 | All Africa Music

Maître Gims

Gandhi Djuna, better known by his stage name Maître Gims, is a Congolese-born French rapper and singer has been nominated for seven categories at the 2018 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA).

Maître is from a musical family; his father is Djanana Djuna, a vocalist of Papa Wemba’s band. He grew up in France and currently lives there.

Maître Gims created his own record label MMC (standing for Monstre Marin Corporation) that is affiliated with Universal Music France.

Maître Gims | 5th AFRIMA Ghana 2018 | All Africa Music In 2007, he worked as producer, wrote instrumental pieces and released his maxi Pour ceux qui dorment les yeux ouverts (“For those who sleep with open eyes”). On the maxi were tracks with Sexion d’Assaut, rapper Koma (from Scred Connexion) and a singer Carole.

In 2011, Maître Gims issued a collaboration with his father Djuna Djanana in a new album of Djanana and in 2012, was the artist for a comic book called AU cœur du vortex (“In the Heart of the Vortex”)

Maître Gims released his second album, Mon coeur avait raison on 28 August 2015. The album is divided into Pilule bleue (15 tracks) and Pilule rouge (11 tracks). The album reached number one in France SNEP and in Belgium Ultratop.

On 23 March 2018, Maître Gims released his third album La Ceinture Noire. The album includes a total of 40 tracks, including tracks like a remix of the popular Armenian hit Mi Gna featuring Armenian American DJ Super Sako and Hayko, “Corazón” featuring American rapper Lil Wayne, “Loup Garou” featuring French rapper Sofiane, and “La Même” featuring French singer Vianney. The album reached #1 in French charts SNEP for eleven weeks.

At the #5thAFRIMA-Ghana 2018, his outstanding works have got multiple nominations in categories, such as; Best African Pop, Song Writer of the Year, Song of the Year, Best African Hip pop, Best African Collaboration, Artiste of the Year, Album of the Year.

Do cast your vote for him to win at the prestigious awards ceremony.

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