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Jua Cali

Jua Cali 

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Paul Nunda, born on the 12th of September 1979, professionally known as Jua Cali, is a Kenyan rapper and songwriter. Many of Jua Cali’s songs become very popular and trendy online with a great number of streaming and downloads on Boomplay.

Jua Cali started out in a band known as ‘Sitafuti’ before the group disbanded to pursue solo careers. While searching for upcoming artists to produce music for Jua Cali decided to record his own music linking up with childhood friend Clemmo to start a record label titled Calif Records.

Calif Records soon became a prominent label after Jua Cali’s music career took off earning himself back to back hits gaining popularity across East Africa. Jua Cali several artists who contributed to the success of Calif Records that produced a myriad of chart topping hits through their iconic sound that invented the Genge genre.

CAREER
Jua Cali started rapping when he was in Jamhuri high school but it wasn’t until finishing school in 1998 that he embarked on a career in Music. In 2001 the artist 'JUACALI' was born, his residence California estate influenced his artist name which means 'know California' His debut single titiled 'RUKA' a dedication to Calif was released the same year being a moderate success in Kenya.

In 2002 he released his follow up single Nipe Asali followed by a collaboration with Pilipili on the hit single "Kamata Dame" which further boosted his popularity.

In 2006 Jua Cali released his debut album "Juacali Sekta" which was a massive success spawning several hit singles including Kiasi, Bidii Yangu, Kamata Dame and Bidii Yangu.

In 2007 Jua Cali released his most popular hit to date titled ‘Kwaheri’ an iconic duet with Sanaipei Tande that was a major hit across Africa and is regarded a classic by many. Jua Cali became a household name in the Kenyan music scene and was featured in Standard Media’s 100 most influential Kenyans list in 2007.

Follow Boomplay and keep up-to-date with the latest Jua Cali’s songs and information.

Jua Cali’s Songs
• Jua Cali went on to release three other widely acclaimed studio albums following his 2006 debut as shown below;
• JuacaliSekta (October 2006:)
• Ngeli ya Genge (December 2008)
• TuGenge Yajayo(December 2013)
• Mali Ya Umma (September 2019)
• Jau Cali’s Most Popular Hits Include;
• Kiasi
• Kwaheri featuring Sanaipei Tande
• Safsana
• Ngeli ya genge
• Ruka
• Panda Shuka

ACHIEVEMENTS
Here is a list of Awards Jua Cali has won and received nominations in;
Won
• 2006 Kisima Music Awards - Best Male Artist & Boomba Male
• 2007 Chaguo La Teeniez Awards (CHAT Awards) - Best Male & Celebrity of the Year
• 2007 Pearl of Africa Music Awards (PAM Awards) - Best Male Artist (Kenya)
• 2008 Chaguo La Teeniez Awards -Favourite Male Artiste, Best Live Stage Performance and Best Collabo Song ("Kwaheri" with Sainapei).

Nominations
• 2006 Chaguo La Teeniez Awards
• 2007 MTV Europe Music Awards - Best Africa Act
• 2007 MOBO Awards
• 2008 Tanzania Music Awards - Best East African Song ("Kwaheri")
• 2008 MTV Africa Music Awards - Best Male

Jua Cali’s songs are included in Boomplay music playlists. Search to stream and Jua Cali’s songs MP3/ single/ albums on the platform
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Country : Kenya

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Jua Cali

Paul Nunda, born on the 12th of September 1979, professionally known as Jua Cali, is a Kenyan rapper and songwriter. Many of Jua Cali’s songs become very popular and trendy online with a great number of streaming and downloads on Boomplay.

Jua Cali started out in a band known as ‘Sitafuti’ before the group disbanded to pursue solo careers. While searching for upcoming artists to produce music for Jua Cali decided to record his own music linking up with childhood friend Clemmo to start a record label titled Calif Records.

Calif Records soon became a prominent label after Jua Cali’s music career took off earning himself back to back hits gaining popularity across East Africa. Jua Cali several artists who contributed to the success of Calif Records that produced a myriad of chart topping hits through their iconic sound that invented the Genge genre.

CAREER
Jua Cali started rapping when he was in Jamhuri high school but it wasn’t until finishing school in 1998 that he embarked on a career in Music. In 2001 the artist 'JUACALI' was born, his residence California estate influenced his artist name which means 'know California' His debut single titiled 'RUKA' a dedication to Calif was released the same year being a moderate success in Kenya.

In 2002 he released his follow up single Nipe Asali followed by a collaboration with Pilipili on the hit single "Kamata Dame" which further boosted his popularity.

In 2006 Jua Cali released his debut album "Juacali Sekta" which was a massive success spawning several hit singles including Kiasi, Bidii Yangu, Kamata Dame and Bidii Yangu.

In 2007 Jua Cali released his most popular hit to date titled ‘Kwaheri’ an iconic duet with Sanaipei Tande that was a major hit across Africa and is regarded a classic by many. Jua Cali became a household name in the Kenyan music scene and was featured in Standard Media’s 100 most influential Kenyans list in 2007.

Follow Boomplay and keep up-to-date with the latest Jua Cali’s songs and information.

Jua Cali’s Songs
• Jua Cali went on to release three other widely acclaimed studio albums following his 2006 debut as shown below;
• JuacaliSekta (October 2006:)
• Ngeli ya Genge (December 2008)
• TuGenge Yajayo(December 2013)
• Mali Ya Umma (September 2019)
• Jau Cali’s Most Popular Hits Include;
• Kiasi
• Kwaheri featuring Sanaipei Tande
• Safsana
• Ngeli ya genge
• Ruka
• Panda Shuka

ACHIEVEMENTS
Here is a list of Awards Jua Cali has won and received nominations in;
Won
• 2006 Kisima Music Awards - Best Male Artist & Boomba Male
• 2007 Chaguo La Teeniez Awards (CHAT Awards) - Best Male & Celebrity of the Year
• 2007 Pearl of Africa Music Awards (PAM Awards) - Best Male Artist (Kenya)
• 2008 Chaguo La Teeniez Awards -Favourite Male Artiste, Best Live Stage Performance and Best Collabo Song ("Kwaheri" with Sainapei).

Nominations
• 2006 Chaguo La Teeniez Awards
• 2007 MTV Europe Music Awards - Best Africa Act
• 2007 MOBO Awards
• 2008 Tanzania Music Awards - Best East African Song ("Kwaheri")
• 2008 MTV Africa Music Awards - Best Male

Jua Cali’s songs are included in Boomplay music playlists. Search to stream and Jua Cali’s songs MP3/ single/ albums on the platform

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