Smooky MarGielaa is an American rapper and musician. He is best known for his songs Smooky Story (2017), Diamonds (2017), 23 Bandz (2017), Stay 100 (2017), Hood (2017), VLONE FLEX (2018), Too Blessed (2018), One Call Freestyle (2019), Trendsetter (2019), That One (2019), and PAIN. (2020).
The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Smooky MarGielaa is represented by –
- MN2S (Talent Agent) in Miami, Florida, United States
- Mr. Show (Manager) in Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Hip-Hop/Rap, Urban, Trap
Vocals, Djembe, Balafon, Drums
- G.R.A.P.E. RECORDS
- Interscope Records
Girlfriend / Spouse
Smooky MarGielaa has dated –
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Smooky MarGielaa has endorsed brands such as HYPEBEAST and Puma.
Smooky MarGielaa Facts
- He started touring at the age of 7 with his father, who sung and performed on guitar, balafon, and djembe across the United States and Europe.
- Smooky grew up in the West 69th Street & Merriam Ave neighborhood of The Bronx, close to High Bridge.
- One of his cousins, who ended up in prison, was named Smoke and nicknamed Smook. He used it as the inspiration for the “Smooky” part of his name when he created his Facebook account. He added “MarGielaa” after one of the songs he recorded unofficially, titled Margielas after sneakers of the same name.
- As a kid, Smooky used to and sing covers of songs at West African cultural events. He stated that if it weren’t for that, he would probably never have picked up singing or rapping.
- Growing up, he played a lot of and listened to Speaker Knockerz and .
- At the age of 8, he asked his dad to help him record his 1st song which he played on balafon and drums.
- Smooky recorded his 1st hip hop song at the age of 11 or 12 when he got an iPhone. He recorded a beat by playing it on YouTube, adding an instrumental, and then rapping on it.
- His school tutor found a recording studio after he heard songs recorded on his phone and they went and recorded 2 songs. After he uploaded them to SoundCloud and Facebook, one of them went viral, and his tutor became his manager.
- He met at one of his 1st shows when he was 13 years old. Rocky watched him perform, they exchanged numbers and started collaborating.
- Smooky has also collaborated with , ASAP Twelvyy, ASAP Ant, , CashMoneyAP, , , and .
- He started listening to the hip hop group Migos (, , and ) in mid-2016 and has developed a strong desire to collaborate with them.
- Smooky founded a record label G.R.A.P.E. Records, which stands for Get Rich And Pray Everyday. Other members are Jelly Man, his manager, Mr. Show, and a fellow rapper, Drew Drippy.
- He supports American artists borrowing elements of the West African culture, such as genre Afrobeats, and liked what did with it.
- Smooky often makes a reference track with no words and then mumbles to see what flows before writing the lyrics.
- He described his fashion style as “a lot of swag” inspired by the 1990s. He likes to wear high-top sneakers, Puma Clydes, Suedes, and baggy clothes.
Featured Image by Smooky MarGielaa / Instagram
Facts of Diabaté
- Gender Male
- full nameDiabaté
- nicknamesSmooky MarGielaa, MarGielaa Mad Man
- birthplaceThe Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
- Date of Birth June 26, 2002
- Age 19 years 6 months
- Horoscope Cancer
- Lucky Number 9
- Lucky Stone Moonstone
- Lucky Color Silver
- Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
- ethnicity / ethnic backgroundMalian
- net worth$100 thousand
- professionRapper, Musician
- weight66 kg or 145.5 lbs
- height5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
- hair colorDark Brown
- eye colorDark Brown
- body type / buildSlim
- high schoolKeystone High School
- fatherAbdoulaye Diabaté