Known for such hit singles as "Number One" and "Kamwambie," this Afropop and Bongo Flava (hip-hop and R&B) vocalist received a total of fifteen awards at Tanzania Music Awards ceremonies held between 2010 and 2014.
He released his first album, Kamwambie, in 2010. The top-selling Lala Salama followed two years later.
He performed on a 2012 episode of the Big Brother Africa reality series.
Born Nasibu Abdul Juma in Dar es Salaam, he was raised in Kigoma, Tanzania. He and his girlfriend Zari Hassan welcomed a daughter, Lattiffah, in 2015.
His musical collaboration with Nigerian-American vocalist Davido earned him a 2014 MTV Africa Music Award nomination.