Interview with Mohamet Bakara Diallo (@iammohamet)


Thank you so much for joining us! Can you tell us a story about what brought you to this specific career path? 

After doing energy and also made some money in the tech industry, I wanted to explore more to something more exciting but at the same something that will make sense business-wise. So after exploring the market, I started making events like concerts, sports events, booking artists, and going forward within the entertainment industry.

Can you share the most interesting story that happened to you since you started doing this? 

From meeting celebrities but also learning more about the Senegalese community but also understanding the youth.

Which tips would you recommend to your colleagues in your industry to help them to thrive and not “burn out”? 

Honestly, Respect and Dedication.

None of us are able to achieve success without some help along the way. Is there a particular person who you are grateful towards who helped get you to where you are? Can you share a story? 

Thanks to Bill Gates, Def Jam, Akon, Bad Boyz Records.

How have you used your success to bring goodness to the world? 

Yes, we created a non-profit named WHY NOT AFRICA helping the poor within the African nation.

Do you have a favorite “Life Lesson Quote”? Can you share a story of how that was relevant to you in your life? 

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

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