|Allyboba in 2017|
|Born|| Ali bin Mahmud Salem|
2 October 1992
|Label||Warner Music Sweden|
|Eurovision Song Contest|
Ali bin Mahmud Salem (born 2 October 1992), better known by his stage name Allyboba, is a Swedish rapper and songwriter. He competed in Svensksong 1 with the song "100,000 jetplan".
Life and careerEdit
Allyboba was born on 2 October 1992 in Finspång Municipality. His parents, Mahmud and Salma immigrated to Sweden from Iraq in 1990. He grew up in a lower-income household with an older brother and younger sister.
Allyboba completed compulsory schooling in 2009, and went on to attend a gymnasium, where he particularly enjoyed writing. He graduated from gymnasium in 2012, and moved to Uppsala to attend Uppsala University. Throughout gymnasium, he rapped as a hobby. In his first year, he dropped out to pursue a career as a rapper.
2012–present: Music careerEdit
In 2012, Allyboba was signed to Warner Music Sweden. His debut single, "Fly", was released in 2013. He has released various singles throughout the mid-2010s.
In 2016, Allyboba was confirmed to be taking part in Svensksong 1, with the song "100,000 jetplan". He performed the song in the second semi-final, but placed sixth and was eliminated.
Allyboba is a Muslim. He resides in Stockholm, and can speak fluent Arabic, Swedish, and English.
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Certifications||Album|
|"Kärleken tar inte den lätta vägen"||2014||–||
|"Ibland är livet är en strid"||–||
|"En vacker katastrof"||2016||–||