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Jux Biography

Tanzanian Musician

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Jux
Full Name Juma Mussa Mkambala
Born September 1, 1989 (age 34)
Nationality Tanzanian
Occupation Musician
Relationship Status Single
Awards Best R&B song’ at Kili Music Awards in 2015
Booking Contact [email protected]
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Juma Mussa Mkambala, popularly known as Jux and sometimes referred to as ‘African Boy’, is a Tanzanian artist and songwriter born on 1 September 1989 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He is known for his R&B songs and has been recognized as one of Tanzania’s highest paid artists. Jux has released several hit songs, including ‘Sugua’ featuring Diamond Platnumz, ‘Juu’ featuring Vanessa Mdee, and ‘Regina’ featuring Otile Brown. His first album titled ‘The Love Album’ was released in 2019.

Early Life

  • Born on 1 September 1989 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • His interest in music began at a young age, when at the age of 16 he began to rap.

Education

  • Information about his formal education is not provided in the source.

Career

  • Signed to Tanzanian record label A.M records in 2008 and began to record R&B songs.
  • Released several hit songs, including ‘Sugua’ featuring Diamond Platnumz, ‘Juu’ featuring Vanessa Mdee, and ‘Regina’ featuring Otile Brown.
  • His song ‘Uzuri Wako’ was banned by the Tanzanian Communications Regulatory Authority in 2018 for going against Tanzanian morals and values.
  • Released his first album titled ‘The Love Album’ in 2019, featuring tracks from several artists including Nigerian artist Singah and Diamond Platnumz.
  • Released a new single ‘Enjoy’ featuring Diamond Platnumz.

Awards and Nominations

  • Received an award for ‘Best R&B song’ at Kili Music Awards in 2015.
  • Received an award for the Best East African Music Video at the Zanzibar International Film Festival in 2017.
  • Nominated for ‘Best Male East Africa’ at the AFRIMMA awards in 2018 and 2019.

Personal Life

  • Had a 6-year relationship with fellow Tanzanian Artist Vanessa Mdee, which ended in 2019.
  • Has a deep interest in fashion and established his own brand in 2018.
  • Reported to be dating Karen Bujulu in 2022.

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