Born Maryam Haruna Ibrahim (age 24)
Other Names Hajju Maryam
Known as Hajju Maryam, Maryam Haruna Ibrahim, a Diploma holder in English/Hausa from School of Management, Kano, began her career in Kannywood as a hip-hop singer and was called Maryam Hip-hop. She got her break when she featured in Tijjani Gandu’s video “‘Yar Maye” and has gone on to feature in other Hausa movies like “Abbana,” and “A Kan Mace Me Na Yi Maka?”
Maryam, who featured in “‘Yar Maye” as a reckless drunkard and wayward person, says the video made her popular, but she regrets not being allowed to feature as the lead actress in the film; Hadiza Gabon played the role… Read the complete interview with Blueprint Newspaper here.