Ranking Fire (a.k.a.
real name Momodou Lamin Leigh) was born in Bakau - small town
on the west coast of The Gambia. He had previously helped
form the group called Born Africans in 1995 which dominated
the Reggae musical arena in The Gambia with two album his
titled "Praises" and "No More War". However,
the band soon broke up after two of its members left 2000.
At this point he decided to start on his own as a solo artist.
He has since however, started his own group called
and is now living in Malmo, Sweden.
His name would come as no surprise anyone who would see him
on stage, his energy is like a roaring tiger.
His first album is a mix of different flavour
of music ranging from Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop and some
As well as being an artist, Ranking Fire is also a promoter
who organises concerts to promote talented, upcoming artists
and the musical culture of The Gambia.
They include some well known Gambian artists who are Prince
Biggie, Junior K,
and Raggamuffi Shame.