Ade

Bio

Ade (born Mandela) is a rapper, spoken word artist, activist and poet from Juba, South Sudan. He is a former member of rap duo Ghetto Soldiers and now in Innocent Kriminals.

Born in Lakes, South Sudan, Ade moved to Uganda with his family as a child. While growing up, he listened to music from Tupac, Eminem and Jay Z classics. He also explored collections of band albums by Duke Ellington, Count Basie and others. He also began reading Shakespeare, Robert Frost and Maya Angelou’s works among others. During his teens, he started to get to grips with the complexities of modern rap when he discovered J Cole, Andre 3000, Kendrick Lamar, Immortal Technique and Hopsin.

Ade's recording career began with his first project, The Revolution Mixtape in 2012.

Ade moved back to Juba, South Sudan where he began community out reach projects through his music and poetry in 2015. He then released his debut album Deep Elevation which was inspired by the 2013 civil conflict in South Sudan. He then got crowned the pioneer of political rap in South Sudan.

In 2018, Ade released a poetry collection book called “Lemonade Love” a short love poetry collection which gave him more publicity in that he was featured on Aljazeera’s documentary about the copyright laws in South Sudan. He also got signed to the House of Talents, a new music management and promotion company.

Over the past three years, Ade has traveled extensively, performing music and poetry in countries like Uganda, Ethiopia and Rwanda and a lot of shows within South Sudan.

Posts

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Kahlimat Poetry Hour - Ep. 28 - Mental Health by Ade
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Ade added a new video

Freestyle session with Ade, Sam Lukudu & Yanas
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Ade added a new track

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Sahara Onatti - Mosno Ft Ramey Dawoud & Ade
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Ade's picture

Ade added a new video

Sahara Onatti - Mosno ft Ramey Dawoud & Ade

Music

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Ade tha truth
Sahara Onatti - Mosno Ft Ramey Dawoud & Ade
03:12
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Ade - Monsters
03:48
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Ade - Walk On Water
05:02
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Ade - State Of The Nation
04:58
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Ade - Juba Half-Life ft Skilz
04:40
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Ade - Amatuer Gangstaz ft Skilz
04:00
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Ade - Even Shadows have Shadows
07:05
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Ade - Holy Terrorists ft Myca & Pedersen
04:35
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Chronicles Of Ade
04:29
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Message In The Music - Ade Ft My - Ca
03:13
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One Chance - WeRcharm Ft Ade
03:55
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Videos

Kahlimat Poetry Hour - Ep. 28 - Mental Health by Ade
Freestyle session with Ade, Sam Lukudu & Yanas
Sahara Onatti - Mosno ft Ramey Dawoud & Ade
Ade - Beledna Awel (spoken word official video)
The Nile Freestyle - Barood Black, DM, Denaya, Ade & Kawaja
Ade - Monsters promo video
Ade the truth live in Cairo, Egypt
Ade - Crucifixion type love (Spoken word poem)
Ade - Monsters
The Launch of Lemonade Love poetry collection by Ade
Review of Lemonade Love book by Ade
5 Tips On Spoken Word By Ade (made with Spreaker)
Ade - State Of The Nation
Ade Speaking On The State Of The Nation Song (made with Spreaker)
Battle Of Lyricism - Macklemore Vs Ade (made with Spreaker)
Battle Of Flows... Game Vs Ade (made with Spreaker)
Review of Ade's 211 Bars (Reloaded) (made with Spreaker)
Conscious Rap From The Underground (part 1 of 2, made with Spreaker)
Message in the music-Ade ft My-ca
Holy Terrorists-Ade, Myca & Pedersen
Even shadows have shadows
Chronicles of Ade
ade-soundtrack of romance

Gigs

SSJuba, South Sudan
In operation since: 
2010

Contact

+211925813016
African Roots Talent

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