Aliou Drame could also be called “the runway kid”, having more than 56 shows under his belt, to date. The 18-year-old French model is the youngest on our top black male models list and has been on the catwalk in every season since 2016. It is hard to name them all; the notables are Burberry, Dior, Dries Van Noten, Fendi, J.W. Anderson, Kenzo, Louis Vuitton, Prada and Y3.
Drame was discovered on the Parisian metro and signed by 16MEN MODELS by NEW MADISON.Sporting a gentle demeanour, the Northern French commune, Evreux, he is of Senegalese heritage. Beaming with youthful humility, when asked about what inspires him most, he humbly responds “My family and God!”.
If you can chill with anyone, dead or alive, who would that be?
AD: Monica Bellucci, the most beautiful woman in the world.
What’s your greatest wish for yourself? And the world?
AD: Become a billionaire and be able to help all the people in need.
If you would be a song which would you be?
AD: “M.I.L.S” by Ninho.
Animal, Disney character, or superhero, which one would you be if you could be one?
AD: I would want to be a Disney character because their life looks so magical and simple.
Where would you like to live?
AD: Since I was young, I’ve dreamt about living in New York City.
Where would you want to travel? And why?
AD:I would love to visit Rio de Janeiro for holidays or Tokyo for work.
If you had a million dollars what would you do?
AD: It’s not enough.
Funniest moment in fashion/ during your job?
AD: Running everywhere in Lanzarote while shooting the Kenzo Campaign.
What do you want people to know about you?
AD: I’m trying to hide some bad parts of my personality, everyday and everywhere because I want people to remember me in a good way.
What’s the thing you care about the most?
AD: My family is the most important part of my life. I care about them before myself.
What’s your greatest wish for yourself?
AD: To become a multi-billionaire and be able to help all the people in need.
What do you want people to check out?
AD: I want them to check out that I’m a nice guy and try to learn more about me before talking.
Do you believe in love?
AD: Of course, I do.
Will you ever stop modelling?
AD: We’ll see, not for now.