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Uncovering The Truth: Amina Buddafly from Love and Hip Hop New York

Uncovering The Truth: Amina Buddafly from Love and Hip Hop New York


Love and Hip Hop NY season four has come back this season with a vengeance!

The most entertaining story-line so far is that of Rapper Peter Gunz, his on-and-off girlfriend of thirteen years, Tara Wallace, and Peter’s recording artist Amina Buddafly. In the show we learn Peter has been secretly seeing Amina behind his girlfriend’s back. However, we did not expect for Peter and Amina to be secretly married waiting to break the news to Tara! We get so wrapped up in the story-line we find ourselves wanting to know more about these reality TV stars in hopes that they have accomplished more in life than being a reality TV star.

Here is what we were able to dig up on Amina Buddafly!

Is Amina Buddafly her real name?

No. Her name is Amina Schmahl.

What is Amina’s Ethnicity?

Amina was born Aminata Schmahl in Hamburg Germany. Her ethnicity is Senegalese and German.

Was Amina in a group?

She was in the girl group Black Buddafly with her twin sister, Jazz. Their older sister, Sophie, performed with the group until 2006. They were signed in 1997 with BMG Germany. After releasing the single “Choyce,” they moved to New York City with little more than “$600 and a dream,” according to Vh1, and before long, they’d signed with Def Jam and J Records. Amina was parted ways with the group and has been struggling as a recording artist ever since.

How old is Amina?

She was born in 1983 and is 30 years old.

What is Amina’s Credentials In The Music Industry?

2005 “Rock-A-Bye” charted #70 on the U.S R&B/Hip Hop charts
2006 “Bad Girl” ft. Fabolous charted #101 U.S R&B/Hip Hop charts and featured on the Waist Deep Soundtrack
Mixtape “Worst of…Black Buddafly: The Forgotten MP3s (2011)


Hey Spitters!!! Any questions you want to know about Amina Buddafly or the rest of the Love & Hip Hop NY cast? Leave us a comment and we’ll research it for you!

*Disclaimer* Any and all information was researched and found online. If it comes to our attention that any of this information is false the article will be updated immediately.


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