Meet Mali, Bamako, African model, GramStyle
Photo: Souleymane Diawara

Meet Mali, Bamako, African Model, GramStyle

GramStyle is a Model and Content Creator with great style, (peep his Instagram feed) who hopes to model for Louis Vuitton and dreams of visiting Egypt one day. 

Interview

Agency, if any: No agency as of yet.

Age: 28

Height: 5’7

Instagram: @gramstyle

Where were you born? Mali, Bamako (Africa)

Ethnicity: Maliene 

Zodiac Sign: Aries 

Favorite things: 

Creating I’m a creator; whether it’s fashion or anything you need me to do, I will challenge myself to deliver. 

What music are you listening to at the moment? 

R&B and Soul. It’s something about music from the ’90s that I can’t seem to get over music had so much meaning and relation. 

What has 2020 taught you? 

2020 taught me to take chances and risks. Not to wait on anything or anybody and follow my heart to wherever it may lead me. 

Three things the pandemic forced you to change? 

My outlook on life and self-doubt I accomplish many of my goals in 2020 that I thought could never be done. I broke barriers that I thought couldn’t be broken. I forgive myself for being so hard on myself for no apparent reason. I learn new things and became more accepting and open. 

Meet Mali, Bamako, African Model, Gram Style
Photo: Souleymane Diawara

Favorite movie and tv show: 

My favorite movie is Maleficent. My favorite TV show is The Parkers.

Favorite designer, fragrance, and beauty/grooming products? 

My favorite designer is Stephane Rolland. My favorite scent is upcoming & coming from my hometown Soulé.Fr. My favorite grooming product is also from my hometown GlowByIba. 

What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling? 

Styling and planning extraordinary events. I recently launched my event company called “Camara’s Production. “ 

What’s something uncool that you love anyway? 

Roleplay. I roleplay a lot, LOL. It’s something I did since I was young. My family & friends always told me to write a book cause I have so many different alter egos. 

What’s the best thing about your hometown/country? 

The traditions, the culture and of course the food and I body every part of it. 

Place you would love to visit: 

I would love to visit Egypt one day. 

Which brand would you love to model? 

Louis Vuitton. 

Favorite modeling experience thus far? 

This shoot at a farm I recently did was different because I was in my element; it was natural, and it wasn’t forced. There was no direction, just taking pictures and creating art. 

What are some of your challenges as a model? 

My height. I see myself more for print work, and I am okay with that. 

Your favorite feature on your body? Why? 

My nose and my jawline. My nose because a Caucasian woman once told me, “People pay thousands to have a nose like yours.” True story. 

Currently, you’re obsessed with or about? 

Becoming a better version of myself and find my purpose not just to feel like I’m existing but to give more and do more. 

Three words that best describe you as a person? 

  1. Creative. 
  2. Dependable.
  3. Honest. 

Any shoutouts? 

First, God, without Him, nothing is possible! I would like to shoutout SniperVisual IG: @prince_souley and IG: @Hoovflicks for capturing some of the most memorable projects we executed in 2020. 

Photographer Souleymane Diawara IG: @prince_souley 

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