Popular Sierra Leonean hip-hopper Natasha Beckley has finally converted to Islam.
The Freetown Crooner took to her Instagram Story to announce her step. In her post, she announced that she has converted to Islam after a long journey.
She promised to explain to her fans and the public in due course.
Natasha Beckley wears many hats. She is the founder of IAMSL Pageant, and a local ward councilor at the Port Loko District Council, Northern Sierra Leone. Her pageant agency created the avenue for Sierra Leone to send its first contestant to the Miss Universe Pageant. IAMSL which stands for International Ambassadors of Sierra Leone was founded in 2012. The agency holds many franchises including the newly added Mister World, for which Beckley is trying to create a local franchise network.
2009 – first woman of black origin to win Miss University of Virginia college at wise
2010 – 1st runner up Miss Africa USA LadyKate De Jerome
2011 – Miss Sierra Leone world / represented Sierra Leone at the miss world 2011 in London. Impressed with my public speaking skills I was one of the queens selected to discuss about the importance of the girl child education at the Oxford university (this was such a big honor) . Was also selected as a 10 ten cultural performer to open the Miss World show.
I was killing the pageant game my dad told me to stop and groom others. He gave me startup money and…
2012 – founded iamsl pageant agency (we are still the best in the country) we have sent over 36 youths to represent Sierra Leone all over the world. (Mr Sierra Leone, Miss Universe Sierra Leone, Miss Earth Sierra Leone and my absolute favorite little Miss Sierra Leone and plenty more platforms
2014 – released first single produced by Thy young (Beauty but a beast) but didn’t know how to push as a female rapper Thy Young
2017 – relocated to Sierra Leone
2018 – APC Parliamentary aspirant constituency 075 (Bakeh loko chiefdom) Port Loko city (should have won the symbol but unfortunately the dual citizenship clause) I dreamt about going to parliament, but when one door closes another will open.
2018 – elected councillor ward 234 port loko city council (dual citizens can enter council won with over 70% votes)
Pope said Tasha you’re the best in Africa, why you stop rapping? Left Freetown and I linked up with Magnito in Lagos and the rest was history.
2019 – released my first official single KORLAY / video produced by @juwhiz
2020 – changed my rap name from Tasha baby to Swadu (Solomon young jeezys manager) said from your name they know where you’re from
2021 – dropped an album
FREETOWN THE RECIPE
2022 – aspiring deputy national youth leader APC