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J Hus
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J Hus performing in 2018
Background information
Birth name Momodou Lamin Jallow
Born May 26, 1996 (1996-05-26) (age 25)
London, England
Origin Stratford, London, England
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • model
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2014–present
Labels Black Butter

Momodou Lamin Jallow (born 26 May 1996), better known by his stage name J Hus, is an English rapper, singer, songwriter and model of Gambian descent from Stratford, London.

Jallow was born in London and grew up in the Stratford district of the city. He eventually moved to Peterborough in Cambridgeshire. He is of Gambian descent and was raised by his mother, who emigrated to England when she was 25 years old. He was raised as a Muslim and is of ethnic Fula heritage. In June 2018, he was arrested in Stratford and charged with carrying a knife in public. Hours after he was released from prison in April 2019, he made a surprise appearance on stage at Canadian rapper Drake's concert in London.

Music

His song, "Did You See", became his most successful single, peaking at number nine on the UK Singles Chart and eventually being certified Platinum. In 2017, he released his debut album, "Common Sense", which was named the best UK album of 2017 by Complex.

In January 2020, J Hus released his second album, "Big Conspiracy", which featured appearances by Jamaican singer Koffee, Nigerian singer Burna Boy and English singer Ella Mai. The album became his first number-one on the UK Albums Chart.

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