JJC was born on 4 April 1977 in Kano State, Nigeria and spent the first fourteen years of his life there.
In 1991, he relocated to England – and whilst he was at Dick Shepard School in Brixton, he began to familiarize himself with the art of producing music records.
Along with his friend, they founded the then known Big Brovaz music group.
Big Brovaz went on to record many hits and win many awards including a MOBO award.He is currently setting up his own production company, Backbone Music, and working with a number of
developing new artists.
In 2006, the popular band decided to split; due to poor album sales and three of the members initially leaving the group.
JJC went on and founded another group known as the 419 squad, a Nigerian group of singers and rappers. The group released their first album ‘Atide’ meaning we have arrived.
JJC has performed with the 419 Squad at numerous events, including WOMAD and the RESPECT festival.
In 2004 they together won a KORA All African Music Award as Best Artiste West Africa. The group was affiliated with other acts such as Don Jazzy, D’banj, and Dr Sid.
JJC’s last album was released in June, 2015 titled ‘SKILLZSKILLZ’ with inputs from other Nigerian artistes such as Olamide, Vector, Skales, Victoria Kimani, Ice Prince, Justina among others.