Artist’s Profile: Gally

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Zakaria Sherif, (Born 14th April,1993) is a Ghanaian rapper, songwriter and a stage performer in Wa, the Upper West Regional Capital. He is much known by his stage name, Best Gally.

Early Life and Education

Born in Wa, Best Gally attained his basic school at Tender Care and Saint Paul’s Methodist in Wa. He then proceeded to Dafiama Senior High School from 2011 to 2014,Where he offered General arts as a course.

Music Career

Growing up, Best Gally developed the passion for music at tender age. He started music professionally in 2013 under the management of Dj Vyper and Free king. Then he later joined Tadaa High Entertainment (TDHE) in 2014. Tadaa High Entertainment was a group of young artists that came together to exhibit their talents, and has artist like,Wiz Malik, Awass, Young Muz33, Ojay, Kritiz, T.k and many more with Cobra as the sound engineer. Under Tadaa High Entertainment, he had a couple of hit singles and played a couple of shows and in 2016, Gally left Tadaa High and joined Team Work Rekordz along side his Tadaa High label mate, Wiz Maleek.

At Team Work Rekordz, Dj Hamid (Big Time) acts as the CEO and Ferdi Skillz was the official sound engineer and Dj Chelsea (Dimbie Jamal) acting as his official PRO. Gally served Team Work Rekordz for a year and part ways again in 2017.

This time, he wasn’t under any label, he took some time and worked on his craft and also, built his fan base and learned sound engineering as well. in 2017, he officially unveiled his fan base as Gally Nation and in 2019, he launched his record label as Wisdom Music with all the portfolios and necessary management board with Prince Banayelibali as his manager and artist like T.K, ReezyBwoy, Gafxity, Skelenzy, Elvee all officially signed under this record label.

Major singles

  • Fly Away
  • Body
  • Rejuvenate
  • Dawbie
  • Taama
  • Odo
  • Bajaa Nyuuri
  • Problems

Major Album

  • Dawbie Album – 2018
  • Nubanie Album – 2019

Videography

Year Ttile Director
2016 Fly Away Ibrahim Hamid
2016 Choices Ibrahim Hamid
2017 Thank You Real magnet
2018 Some Day Winner Real Magnet
2019 Nubanie Real Magnet
2019 Odo Real Magnet
2020 Body Real Magnet

Awards and Nominations

Year Category Results
2015 New Artist of the Year Won
Echo Soundz Entertainment Awards
Year Category Results
2016 Sanitation Song of the Year Won
2016 Most Popular Song of the Year Won
2016 Artist of the Year Lost
2017 Artist of the Year Won
2017 Most Popular Song of the Year lost
2018 Album of the Year Won
2018 Most Popular Song of the Year Won
2018 Best Rapper of the Year Won
2018 Best Collaboration Lost
Progress Upper West Music Awards (PRUMAS) Awards
Year Category Results
2018 Upper West Artist of the Year Won
Sissala Entertainment Awards (SEA) Awards
Year Category Results
2018 Jamaica Youth Song of the Year Won
Jamaica Youth Awards
Year Category Results
2020 Student choice Artist of the Year Won
Upper West Student Excelence Awards (UWSEA)
Year Category Results
2020 Promising Artist of the Year Won
Hype Media Awards
Year Category Results
2020 Upper West Artist of the Year Won
Northen Entertainment Awards (NEA)

Media Handles

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