Jux Biography, Music Career, Awards, Net worth and Break Up with Vanessa Mdee
11 September 2020
[Photo Credit: Standard]
By Paul A.
How Old and Where is Jux from?
Artist as Singer-Songwriter: Jux
Name: Juma Mussa
Date of Birth: 1st September 1989 (31 Years Old)
Genre: Bongo, RnB
Networth: $2 million
Jux was born 31 years ago in Dar es Salaam where he also grew up. He is the only child in one of Tanzania’s wealthiest families.
How did Jux begin his music career?
Jux began his career in 2005 at the age of 16. Three years later, Jux teamed up with Cyril Kamikaze and Nigga Flo and formed the group 'Wakacha". He later became the vice president.
By the end of 2008, Jux began his solo career recording a rap single produced under the A.M record label. While still at the label, he was encouraged to drop the rap genre and focus on RnB. Producer Manecky guided him to release the "Nimedata" RnB single which performed beyond expectations.
Following the single’s success, Juma released other chart-topping tracks like ‘Facebook gal’, ‘Here we go’ ‘Mimi na wewe’, ‘Napata Raha’, ‘Sipati karaha’ and ‘Mwambie yeye’ all produced by Manecky.
Throughout his career, Jux has also worked with Kamikaze, Mabeste, Stamina, Vanessa Mdee, M-Rap, Mo Racka, Gosby, and Nyanshsnki. Despite establishing a niche in the music scene, Jux is regarded as a fashion icon.
Signings and Labels
AM record label- 2008
Juma Jux Awards and Nominations
- Boomplay 1 million streams milestone
- Kili Music Award
What happened between Jux and Vannessa Mdee?
Juma Jux and Mdee were once the hottest couple in the region for almost two years. The two later announced their break up citing pressures of their music schedules.
Questions you asked…
- Has Jux dated Huddah Monroe? They have never dated
- Who is Jux's current girlfriend? Since parting ways with Mdee, Jux's love life has not been clear. He once dated Nayika but later broke up. Currently, it's not clear who Jux is dating despite being cited with various women.
- What is the source of Juma Jux money? Despite earning from music, Juma Jux comes from a wealthy Tanzanian family that supports him.
- What is the meaning of Jux’s chest tattoo? The tattoo has writings honoring Jux's father who died almost a decade ago. It is a tribute by Jux to his late dad thanking him for support.