Jennifer Herrema

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Jennifer Herrema
Jennifer Herrema video still RTX1.jpg
Background information
Birth name Jennifer James Herrema
Also known as RTX, JJ, Black Bananas, Royal Trux
Genres Rock
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, record producer, artist, model
Years active 1988–present
Labels Drag City
Associated acts Royal Trux, RTX, Black Bananas

Jennifer Herrema is an American rock music singer, songwriter, record producer, artist, and model best known for her work as one half of the rock band Royal Trux.[1]


Herrema formed Royal Trux with her partner Neil Hagerty and lived with him in Washington, Virginia.[2] After producing several records, the band split in 2001. Herrema then went on to form a new band, RTX, which eventually became the band Black Bananas.[3]

Herrema has produced and mixed records with other artists including Bad Wizard.[4] Herrema has published numerous articles on music, art, fashion, and lifestyle subjects in various publications including Vice Magazine.[5]


  1. ^ "the Royal Trux Chronicles: 1998: 'Hagerty, Herrema' - Great God Pan Magazine". 2013-08-15. Retrieved 2013-10-24. 
  2. ^ A wide-ranging interview with Neil Michael Hagerty and Jennifer Herrema of Royal Trux | Bleader Retrieved 2018-05-11.
  3. ^ Pattison, Louis (20 June 2014). "Jennifer Herrema: my rules of cool". Guardian newspaper. Guardian News. Retrieved 25 July 2017. 
  4. ^ "BAD WIZARD, "Sky High"". March 10, 2006. Archived from the original on March 10, 2006. Retrieved January 13, 2018. 
  5. ^ "9780446692816 - The Vice Guide to Sex and Drugs and -". Retrieved January 13, 2018.