Joseph Marthyn Gbuka who is popularly known as Al Dyce is a Sierra Leonean rapper and afro pop rap music maker. He is an upcoming young artiste with big dreams and with an aim of promoting social change and given positive dimension of hip hop music in the county. He sings in the krio, mende and English languages.
Aldyce was born in Bo city, southern district where he acquired his primary school education at the Awada Primary School and later moved to the Prince of Wales and ST Edwards in Freetown to pursue his junior and senior secondary school education. He dropped out of the Fourah Bay College to pursue his aspirations in music.
The development of his unique music style is the result of a lifetime musical influence. Growing up as talented musician he was part of his per-school musical group at young as the age of seven (7) years. After realizing that making music was his main goal, he began to showcase his talent in various variety and community shows and making that his name and music were being heard by as many people as possible. He joined Biko studio teaming up with producer rated next (Stone Face) were he dropped coupled of mix tapes.
As his confidence grow and his rap game developed, he soon saw a loyal following fan base begin to grow and he became a popular local hit (in his community music scene) he then got signed by Bod Fly Music, Aldyce release his debut album “GOD’S WILL” (SIDIQUE 1) with a number one song on every chat titled contri yagba. Much to the excitement of his already sizable army of fans. With the album expected to be a success and fame imminent, the exciting new-fangled sound that he has made his own is certain to gain interest from across the country, the album “contri yagba” was launched at the O’Casey’s beach bar, Freetown which turned to be a success.
Although his name continues to grow and flourish under the bod fly music, Aldyce later signed for echo studios, after years under bod fly music, even though his contract at Echo was short lived and lasted for only eight months, yet still he managed to do hits song like Briget, More dae etc.
A hip hop and afro pop rapper doing great songs in both and international languages, Aldyce was quickly noted for his unique style that he brought to the hip hop music and his popularity began to grow bigger and better. Aldyce is keen to point out that everything he listen to directs his rap music development in some way, he decided to go in for a bigger and more lucrative contract wherein he signed for X-tra mile records which is present record label. Here his musical ambitions continue to grow, aided by outstanding producers and management which has allowed him to develop as a person and the X-tra mile records has profoundly aided his musical development where he had dropped hits song like Street Pump, Kacham etc.