Aminata Savadago (22) has roots in a diverse ethnic and cultural background. Her ancestry is a mix of African and Russian ethnicity, which, together with the broad and inspiring Latvian culture, has influenced her to express her talents in composing and singing since the early childhood.
Aminata was born in Riga in 1993 to a Latvian mother of Latvian and Russian descent, and a father from Burkina Faso. She considers herself foremostly Latvian.
She grew up in Latvia - a country, where everybody sings - but her strong and unique voice, which is a blend of three different singing traditions - African, Russian and European - has attracted attention in many singing competitions and music projects she has successfully participated so far. When she first started to learn music with vocal coach, she was determined to sing only metal.
Aminata composes her own music and plays flute and she always wanted to become a singer, and only a singer. Her debut album, "Inner Voice", is like a mix of all the genres that Aminata like. There are ethnic and electronic elements, but also soul, R&B and pop. It reflects the singer's feelings. "This is my emotion, reflection and experience collection. Each song symbolizes my mood and feelings of me taken over a given time, "says the singer.
Before going on the stage she likes to concentrate and doesn't usually speak with anybody. She likes to listen to music (especially ethnic music), which makes her get on the needed wave. She usually hides in some empty dark corner, so nobody can disturb her. But after the performance she is very friendly and talkative. „I think that every singer dreams to perform on the big stage. The thought that so many people will listen to my music at the same moment is very exciting, I dream to feel and to enjoy this moment, it fulfils me,” says Aminata.