Amina Pankey Biography

Amina Pankey is a German-American singer-songwriter, reality television star, and social media personality. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her.

Amina Pankey
Quick Facts

Nick Name: Amina Buddafly, Amina Schmahl

Birthday: April 18, 1983

Nationality: German, American

Famous: Rappers German Women

Age: 36 Years, 36 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Aries

Born Country: Germany

Born in: Hamburg, Germany

Famous as: Rapper, Reality TV Star

Height: 5'7" (170 cm), 5'7" Females

Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Peter Gunz (husband)

siblings: Sophie and Jazz (sisters)

children: Bronx Gunz, Cori Gunz

City: Hamburg, Germany

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Amina Pankey, also known as Amina Buddafly, is a German-American singer-songwriter, reality television star, and social media personality. She is also the lead singer of the R&B group ‘Black Buddafly’. She is best known as a cast member of the popular Vh1 reality series ‘Love & Hip Hop: New York’. Besides this, she is famous for her EPs, ‘I AM Part 1’ and ‘I AM Part 2’ respectively. Having a passion for music since childhood, Pankey started singing even before she could actually talk! At a very tender age, she joined a classical choir and started doing musicals. She began touring with gospel groups and pop acts as well. In 2013, the singer launched her solo career and started appearing on reality television. Today, Amina Pankey has become a household name, with millions of followers all across the globe. Talking about her social media status, the rapper cum reality TV star is incredibly popular on various social networking websites. On Instagram, she has about 1.6m followers as of July 2017. Pankey also has about 200k followers on Twitter and over 144k likes on her Facebook official page. She has a decent fan following on YouTube as well.

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Amina Pankey
Career
  • Amina Pankey started singing before she could actually talk! Her father and mother, who are avid music lovers, encouraged her to pursue music from childhood. At age six, Pankey joined a classical choir and started doing musicals. She also began touring with gospel groups and pop acts as a young girl. At the age of 13, she started song-writing. Then in 1997, she, along with sisters, Sophie and Jazz, signed their first contract with BMG Germany and released a song named ‘Choyce’. Somewhere around this time, the sisters formed the group, the ‘Black Buddafly.’ Later on, after working with a few German labels and production companies, the three sisters flew to New York City.
  • Pankey started learning piano and this ultimately made her singing better and song-writing more sophisticated. She then released her EP, ‘I AM Part 1’in 2013. Later on, after ‘Black Buddafly’ went into a hiatus, the singer launched her solo career on reality television through the Vh1 series ‘Love & Hip Hop: New York’. Over her career so far, Amina Pankey has sung numerous songs, such as ‘Could It Be I'm Falling’, ‘Eyes Don't Lie’, ‘My Love's Right Here’, ‘Goodbye’, ‘Love Letter’, ‘Nothing But A Heartbreaker’ and ‘Step Up Your Game’, to name a few. Her repertoire also has over four hundred songs that she has written herself.
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Personal Life
  • Amina Pankey, also known as Amina Buddafly and Amina Schmahl, was born on April 18, 1983 in Hamburg, Germany. Raised in a musically inclined family, she has two sisters, Sophie and Jazz (the other two members of the group, Black Buddafly). Coming to her love life, she is married to former rapper Peter Gunz. Together, the couple has a daughter, Cori.
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Last Updated
- July 19, 2017

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