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Jacob Hemphill

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Birthday
15, 1980
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Birth Sign
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Birthday
15, 1980 (age 38)
Birthplace
Washington, DC

About

Singer and guitarist best known as the frontman for the reggae group SOJA. He and the band have earned widespread acclaim for releases like 2009's Born in Babylon, which debuted at number one on the iTunes reggae charts.

Before Fame

He met future SOJA bassist Bob Jefferson as a first grader.

Trivia

His 2014 album Amid the Noise and Haste earned a Grammy nomination for Best Reggae Album.

Family Life

He cites his father as one of his biggest inspirations.

Associated With

Amid the Noise and Haste features vocal contributions from Damian Marley.