A*M*E is a 18 year old pop singer from South East London. She began her recording career in 2012 after the release of her first viral single, "City Lights". A*M*E was born Aminata Kabba in Sierra Leone on 13 December, 1994. She moved to Lewisham, London after her mother's hair salon burned down, and life in her hometown became too dangerous. She formed her own girl group, Independent Girls, in the school playground. From that age, she knew she wanted to pursue a career as a solo artist.