Existing in the overlap of two very distinct cultures, Mariama Ndure exhibits her rich cultural heritage by weaving textural sounds, powerful vocals, and world rhythms into her music.
Born in Norway to Gambian immigrants, singer-songwriter Mariama has always been deeply connected with her West-African roots. She is a highly regarded vocalist and performer who has gained prominence for her work opening up for big industry names like Talib Kweli, M1 of Dead Prez, KRS-One, The Wailers, Toubab Krewe and shared the stage with highly respected world musicians Marco Bahia, Ulisses Rocha and Marco Pereira. She has performed in highly renowned venues such as the Boston Symphony Hall, Phillips Center in Gainesville, Florida, Sandvika and Chate Neuf theatre in Oslo, Norway. Shehas participated in SXSW in Austin, Texas as well as CMJ Festival in New York and she has been a guest performer for TED Talks that took place at the University of Florida.