Sally Boss Madam Biography: Story Of How The Ever Dynamic Songstress Rose To Fame

The Queen of Afro-Soul music.

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From performing as a curtain raiser for Boys to Men, to writing a song for Mahatma Gandhi's 150th anniversary, Sally Madam boss has established herself as a force to recon with in Namibian and African music.

This she has done thanks to years of hard work in production of her content, tailored to meet the musical needs of her fan base.

Just who is this phenomenal singer, lets find out.

Sally's Personal Life

Sally Boss Madam is an Afro-fusion singer. She is one of the country's biggest stars.

Her music has seen her perform in countries outside Namibia. In 2017, she created a song for Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th anniversary.

Sally Boss Madam Real Name

Sally Boss Madam is the musician's stage name. Her real name is Sally Ephraim Keya. 

Sally Boss Madam Age

Sally's horoscope is Taurus. She was born on May 13 in 1986. She is 35-years-old. She comes from a family of three and has two brothers.

Is Sally Married?

The 'Halla at your girl' hit maker is divorced. She was married to music producer Kboz for 9 Years. The two got married in 2010 in Karibib. They are blessed with one Son.

Confirming the divorce, Sally stated that the two are still business partners and that Kboz has always been a good father to her son.

Sally Boss Madam Divorce

In 2016, there were rumors that Sally and Kboz were going through a divorce. This is after Sally was spotted without her wedding ring. The songstress denied the allegations, saying she had forgotten the ring at a hotel.

The rumors' persisted until 2020. In a bid to get them to comment on the strong speculations, Kboz responded by saying, "I can't say anything as it will affect what we are trying to work towards."

However, in 2020 the matter was put to rest when Sally confirmed the divorce with her husband for nine years in a statement. After the divorce the two seem to have found ground to remain cordial. They are bringing up their son together in a setting where Sally and her son are able to visit Kboz.

In her statement, Sally described Kboz as an amazing father, "He’s an amazing father and I respect him.''

Dj Kbozz Continues to Show Support and Respect for Sally

Subsequently, Dj Kboz has continued to post Sally on his Instagram page to appreciate her. In one of the post for Mother's day, Kboz posted Sally holding their son and captioned it "You are truly appreciated. Happy Mother's Day (with 3 different love emojis)

Did Sally Boss Re-marry?

Sally Boss Madam posted on a thread of pictures on her Instagram dressed in a white wedding dress.

She was with her bridesmaids and one of them was the famous Maria Nepembe.

Fans went crazy and were quick to pour in congratulatory messages.

After endless speculations that the singer had found love again, together with Leather man the two announced that the pictures were for a music video

Sally Boss Madam Albums

The Namibian star started singing in church at age 11, but her professional music career started in 2012. The singer shot to fame after the release of her hit single Boss Madam earned her a first Namibian Annual Music Awards.

Sally Boss Madam has several albums under her name. Her first album is Courage which she released in 2012. It has 16 songs.

After that, the singer released 'I Am Mukwanekamba', 'Ndikakwate', 'The Bigger the Better', and 'Feel Like This'.

In 2017 she released another album My Black. The album has 15 songs. 

"My Black is a celebration of black women. I think there's not enough platforms to celebrate black women and the content is different things about how I see and experience things in life” she told The Namibian. 

The album comes with a parental advisory tag, because of strong language. Sally produces her music under Boss Madam Music Productions.

She has performed at some of the biggest shows in Namibia. She was the opening act for a Boyz II Men. The songbird performed at Boys II Men's show in Hage Geingob Stadium in 2015. She performed some of her biggest hits including Rumbasha and Boss Madam. 

She also performed at the opening of the office of the first lady and at Sanlam's Summer Pool Party and the Hunters Crew Party at Ondangwa in 2017.

Her most recent album is dubbed Lucky Girl and it was released in 2019. The song carries one of her hit songs Halla at your girl feat. King Elegant. The launch of the album was done at The Garden Inn where she shared the stage with artists like Dj Kiki, Dj Alba, Dj Slim and Dj Chinchilla.

Kboz Supports Sally's New Album

Among those celebrating Sally's new album 'Lucky Girl' is Kbozz her ex-husband. The Dj announced the release of the album ahead of it dropping.

Sally Boss Madam Collaborations

Sally Boss Lady has collaborated with several artists on her albums.

She featured Finstone on her single Sweet Love. Finstone sings in Lingala - a language spoken in Congo.

She has also featured Erna Chimu. The Afro-fusion singer featured Chukune on her Chop o Life single.

On her latest album My Black she featured Gina Jeanz, gospel singer Maranatha, hip-hop sensations Young T and KP Illest

Talking about why she featured so many artists on the album, Sally Boss Lady told The Namibian: “I wanted fresh blood, people who would bring out the best in me and make me do things that I haven't done before. The thing with working with the same people is that you kind of get used to each other's vibes. New people always bring a new touch."
Her latest collaboration that has taken us by storm is the song Centre which featured Don Kamati. In 2021, Sally released a new single called Mutale.

Sally Boss Madam Awards

The songstress has received the highest nominations for 2018 at the Namibian Annual Music Awards.

She was nominated in seven categories and won two. The musician walked away with the Female Artist of the Year and Best R&B awards. She has also won the Best Female Southern Africa at the AfriMMA18 awards.

When she first broke onto the music scene, her single 'Boss Madam' earned her an award at the Namibian Annual Music Awards.

She has also been awarded the certificate of honor by Business and Intellectual Property Authority for being Female Entrepreneur of the year 2018.

Following the hit collabo Centre Ft Don Kamati, she was able to scoop the award for Best Afro-pop at the NAMAS virtual Awards. She stands out as the first winner of the NAMAS virtual awards.

Sally also walked away with yet another award. The Female Artist of the Year at the 8th Edition of the All Scream Youth Awards 2021

Sally Boss Madam Controversial Video

Award-winning musician Sally Boss Madam, and Leather Mein have finally released Bestie visuals. The pair recently had many fans confused, when they dropped pictures wearing wedding outfits, and posing as a bride and a groom, in what looked like a wedding ceremony.

The video finally dropped, and the visuals look breath-taking. The video features the likes of King Tee Dee, who star as a groomsman and Maria Nepembe as a bridesmaid.

Sally Boss Madam Association 

Sally Boss Madam is not only a musical powerhouse. She has been endorsed by some of the biggest brands in Namibia. 

She has transitioned from just being an artist in the music industry to be an ambassador for international brands such as Sanlam. 

Talking about her Sanlam endorsement, she says: " I saw that Sanlam’s values were the same as mine, and they stood for the same things that I believed in. So I decided to sign up as a brand ambassador with them,” she told 

In 2017, she was the face of MultiChoice Namibia and the NAMAs 2017.

She was also the face of Multichoice Namibia and a Red Cross Namibia brand ambassador. Sally Boss Madam was endorsed as the brand ambassador for Townhouse Photography and the Face of 17 Hair Avenue.


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