Jordan Katembula

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JK
Birth name Jordan Katembula
Also known as JK
Born Lusaka, Zambia
Genres RnB, Pop,
Occupation(s) Musician, Songwrite/Singer/
Years active 1997–present
Labels JKayo, Dgital X
Associated acts Raydo, kayombo, Danny

Jordan Katembula (JK) is a Zambian musician.[1][2][3]

Jordan is a popular Zambian vocalist, composer and producer. He was born in 1978 in Ndola, Zambia. His junior school was Chilengwa Basic School in Ndola and he completed his secondary education at Lubuto School, also in Ndola.

His music career began in a group called New Age. After leaving the group, he released his own debut album, the self-titled [JK] in 2001.

In 2002, J.K. received a Ngoma Award as well as a KORA Award nomination. He also performed in London and South Africa.

J.K.'s second album, the 14-track Helena, was released in 2003. On one track, he performed a duet with Oliver Mutukudzi, a Zimbabwean musician. This album's style varies from upbeat dance raps, ragga, to slow ballads.

On No Pressure, he once again collaborated on one song with another musician from South Africa, Hugh Masekela.

In 2010, Katembula released another album, Kapiripiri, titled after the single "Kapiripiri". It features Salma Doldia, a female Zambian artist. The album was produced by Digital X, a Lusaka based studio. The "Kapiripiri" music video received air play on MTVbase and channel O.

In 2014 he released a song titled "Telemundo loving" which aired on channel O and all local TV stations in Zambia. Some of his music videos are available on YouTube

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Post Newspapers Zambia". postzambia.com. Archived from the original on 8 September 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Times of Zambia". times.co.zm. Archived from the original on 12 November 2005. Retrieved 6 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Zambia: Wonder Boy Releases Album". allafrica.com. Retrieved 6 July 2010.