A member of Black Authority, now better known as
Fanga Fing (a literal translation of Black Authority), Yéli
Fuzzo is recognsied as a major performer in Mali. After becoming
regualr guests on local Hip-Hop radio shows, they released a first
single which became the country's best-selling Hip-Hop release.
The group gradually became the country's
leading rap outfit, drawing up to 5,000 poeple to one show. Release
include "Bamako City" and the album "Fanga Follo" in 2000.
In 2002 Yéli Fuzzo left the group and
recorded with a number of acts including Magic Black Men and SNK. His
debut solo release, "je rap donc je suis", was release in 2003, making
Fuzzo as famous as Teken Jah Fakoly in Mali.
There is talk of him working with Fanga Fing
again. Meanwhile a track of his, "Ladji Kabako", was included on the
"Global Hip-Hop" compilation.