Foday Sillah commonly known as (ICON) is one of Sierra Leone’s finest songwriter and Hip-Hop Artist Born in Kambia District Northern Sierra Leone. He started his Music career in 2016 and because of his perseverance in the music industry, in 2018 Icon put out his first single with TBJ title “Fuck D Manager”. This song was a great success for him as it serves as a breakthrough for him in the music industry.
After he release that very single, he has been working tirelessly towards building his music career and in the same year he also release another single called “For the Money” which also pave the way for him, this single was loved by many Sierra Leoneans in and out of the country and both the Audio and video went viral and up till now the song is still been played in different Radio and TV stations across the country and beyond.
Icon attended the Obez Primary school where he attained his National Primary School Examination (NPSE) Certificate and later furthered his studies at the Albert Academy Senior Secondary School Berry Street in Freetown, where he also sat to the West Africa Senior Secondary School Examinations (WASSCE) and came out with flying colors. He then pursue his studies in Mass Communication at the Fourah Bay College University of Sierra Leone were he did two years before he left the country for the United State of America were is currently pursuing his studies as well as his music career.
With his desire for the Entertainment Industry in the country, he pinioned the Sound Tract Movement a movement which consists of 4 Artist namely: Icon, TJ, Saidu, and Shakur with the sole aim to rebrand SL Music and give it a new face. Icon in 2019 joined “Team Take Over SL” a record label that has been working tremendously to promote the talent of young Sierra Leonean Artist and has contribute towards the growth of the music industry in the country.
Due to his successes in the record label on 27th March, 2020 Icon and his team released an “Eight Peak” consists of 8 songs which can be access on diverse music platform or visit: ttoempire.com.
Icon and his colleagues are currently working on their first Record label Album Title: Hit Factory volume one (1) the Album consist of 22 loaded songs which will be release soon.
For The Money (feat. That Boy Jay)
F*ck The Manager (Vossi Bop cover)
Icon X That Boy Jay (TBJ)
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