Dr. Olugander alias Abukpapa, is a Gambian dazzling home-grown performing and recording, philanthropic world-sought-after Reggae Dancehall artist based in Finland. He started his musical career at a tender age through the inspiration of his late grandfather who was a great cultural musician in his hay-days.
In 2008 he won the best reggae song in the Gambia. In 2009 he was given an honorary award & invitation to USA by (AGERA). Dr. Olugander is undisputedly the Gambia's best international reggae ambassador & export, who has been jetting in and out of aeroplanes from Africa, Europe, Asia, Scandinavia, USA over the years. He shared stages & collaborated with big names like Luciano, Youssou Ndour, Glen Washinton, Yellowman, Sizzla, Capleton, Macka B, among many others.
Known for his philanthropic gestures, he was the first musician of his generation in the country to establish and register a charity foundation, Gander's Production Foundation (GPF) embarking on giving back projects throughout the country in support of the poor through his musical performances. GPF with the Motto “Each One-Support One” donated cooking items and food stuff to the disaster flood victims of the Gambia at the office of the Vice President of the Republic of The Gambia in December 2010. He also contributed to the rehabilitation of school toilets in Wassu Upper Basic Cycle. As an ambassador of The Gambia Organization of the Visually Impaired (GOVI), he made a cash donation to the blind school of The Gambia in January 2013. He was also honored by supporting a Kenyan charity to donate to Kandaria Dispensary in Kisumu, Kenya in August 2015.
His latest album entitled ‘Friends On Journey’ is a masterpiece in the world music industry, a 14 track album that features big acts like Macka B, Mikey General, Siddy Ranks, Turbulence to name a few, was released earlier 1st. January 2018 on Cds & all online digital platforms like Itunes, Amazon,Spotify.
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