Karim Suma alias Young Suma was born in Moshi, Kilimanjaro – Tanzania, in 1991. He was raised in Dar es Salaam City.
Karim’s music career sparked in high school, where he was iconic in the music arena. In his mid years of high school, Karim moved to Kampala, Uganda, and that’s when all the ‘hype’ begun. During holidays under patronage of his Dad, Karim recorded his earliest tracks with UrbanAksent Music Label in Kampala.
His zealous demeanour saw him get affiliated with Team Twawambye, a crew of Ugandan artists includingLyrikal Proof (LP), Jhay Effekt, Code, Essie & producers Stonetown Chase and L.O.B (Levy On Tha Beat). ‘Reppin’ Tanzania Young Suma did records with the crew under producer Aydee Dumba from GoodEnuff Urban Records.
After graduating from high school he returned to Dar es Salaam and recorded more tracks with local andinternational artists. In the aftermath of his engagement in music, Young Suma has witnessed an ever-growing fan base from his family, schoolmates and the music society at large.
His self-proclaimed driving force is his unwavering will to make Tanzanian music become globally recognized and marketable in top platforms of the worldwide entertainment industry.
In November 2012, Young Suma became one of the three founders of Mausay Media Ltd. Tanzania, a company specialized in establishing careers of new & upcoming artists, where he is a Director and a Recording Artist, fulfilling his intimacy for music in diverse genres like Hip-Hop, Pop/Swing, RnB, Rap & Dancehal.