Jah Seed is an award-winning, Zimbabwean kwaito and reggae/dancehall artist based in South Africa. He made a name for himself singing with the group Bongo Muffin. Apart from being a musician, Jah Seed also doubles as a disc jock.

Jah Seed
Jah Seed
Born Adrian Anesu Mupemhi
Mbare
Nationality Zimbabwe
Occupation
  • Disc Jockey
  • Musician.
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Bongo Muffin released a single named Harare[1] in 2018 after keeping their fans waiting for close to eight years.

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Background

Jah Seed was born Anesu Mupemi in Mbare in 1973.[2] During the early part of his career, he was also known as Apple seed before switching to Jah Seed.

Career

Jah seed has been in the music circles for a very long time. In 1996, he co-founded African Storm Sound System with Andy “Admiral” Kasrils.[3] He is also the co-founder of acclaimed South African outfit Bongo Muffin alongside Thandiswa Mazwai and Stoan in the same year. The group released hits such as Thath’ isgubhu and Kura Uone.

Accolades

MTN South African Music Awards - Best Reggae Album (2011)[2]

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Controversy

The artist has been entangled in controversial happenings in his career. He was reported to have bashed a female patron in a pub who was in the company of her lesbian partner. The artist was also deported from South Africa after it was alleged that he was in the country illegally.[4]



References

  1. Listen to Bongo Maffin’s New Single ‘Harare’, OkayAfrica, retrieved: 2 Nov 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Jah Seed scoops Sama, NewsDay, Published: May 23, 2011, Retrieved: April 16, 2015
  3. Tavonga Mafundikwa Jah Seed ready to help Zim artistes, Daily News, Published: February 3, 2015, Retrieved: April 16, 2015
  4. Zim Ragga DJ Jah Seed Bashes South African Woman Reveller, Shout Africa, Published: December 6, 2010, Retrieved: April 16, 2015