By admin
09 December 2013

Dama do Bling, born Ivannea Jose in Maputo, Mozambique, has been dubbed as the queen of Mozambican Hip Hop. She has been referred to as Mozambique's Lil' Kim.

Her music can be classified as Hip Hop with elements of Crunk as well as local Mozambican music. She grew up imitating and performing tracks of stars like Da Brat and Queen Latifah.I n 2005, she featured on two tracks on Lizha James' album- who are both signed under Bang Entertainment.

The following year, she released her debut single called "Haterz". Her self-titled album followed soon after featuring artists like Catya, Denny OG, DRP, Hernani as well as Lizha James. She released her second album Chamades Para A Blin' in 2007.

She won Best Female Video and Best African Southern Video for 'Danca Do Remexe’ at the 2007 Channel O Music Video Awards.