Jooks

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Jooks
Birth nameJohan Forsby
Also known asMC Jo, Dr. Jooks MacFive
Born (1980-03-05) March 5, 1980 (age 42)
OriginDenmark
Genresrap
Occupation(s)Rapper, songwriter
Years active1997–present
Websitewww.jooks.dk

Johan Forsby better known by his stage name Jooks (born 5 March 1980) is a Danish rapper signed to ArtPeople label.

He started his career under the name MC Jo and gained fame through winning the DM i Rap rapping competition in 1997 in association with the rap band trio Rent mel made up of him as MC Jo, of Tegnedrengen and JernHenrik (later known as Hennesey). Johan Forsby also used at the time the name Dr. Jooks MacFive, shortening it later to Jooks.

Jooks cooperated with a number of renowned Danish rappers like L.O.C., Clemens, Jokeren, Niarn, Per Vers and rap band Suspekt.

In 2008, he had some success with "Jackmove" and "Træk vejret" and in June 2009 released his debut solo album in June 2009 was called Privilegeret and was an immediate success with the single "Hun vil ha' en rapper" topped the Tracklisten, the official Danish Singles Chart.

Jooks is married to Julia Lahme, and they have two children, Elias and Sofus.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions
DEN
[1]
2009 Privilegeret 9
2015 Dyr 11

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
DEN
[1]
2009 "Hun vil ha' en rapper" 1 Privilegeret
Featured in
Year Single Peak positions Album
DEN
[1]
2009 "Har det hele"
(Rune RK feat. Karen & Jooks)
8

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Jooks discography". danishcharts.dk. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 November 2013.

External links[edit]