Category: Entertainment

Who is Sir X?

Sir X is a young Gambian Hip Hop Artist, grown up in Serekunda and EMCEE professional. What is your song all about? The title of the song is labelled ‘Jammeh’. We are all aware that after the elections he congratulated the President-Elect Adama Barrow and a week later he went back to his words that…

Bakau reunion group to organize Carnival

By Aminata Ceesay Bakau reunion group will be organizing a carnival festival to build the bond among the youth of Bakau. Some of the activities include March pass, cultural display, hunting, masquerade display, football games, wrestling contesr and beach party. Speaking to one of the main organizers Muhammed L Boy Janneh said: “The main aim…

Izz Juvey to launch mixtape tonight

By Fatoumatta Dukureh An up-coming Gambian artist based in London is launching his mix tape tonight at Brufut MAXHALL. The rising star, IZZ JUVEY (izz just universal vibration and encouragement for the youths), is lighting Brufut with his mixtape expected to be a banger in town. In a brief chat with The Standard, accompanied by…

After calendars were filled with musical events and many people already put on their party boots, musicians and event organizers were forced to call off a string of Christmas music fiestas because of the ongoing political crisis in the country. Gambians exercised an historic franchise on December 1 but the frantic celebrations were short-lived after…