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Juacali retires from music?

Paul Julius Nunda aka Juacali (born 12 September 1979),the renown kenya hip-hop artist has officially retired from his music career.

On a post on his official twitter account he said "Covid has pushed me to the edge, Iam done with this music thing!!! Wacha nitafute hustle ingine damn!!!! "

It appears that covid has really messed with the economy that even artists are giving up on their careers 😰

His stage name Jua Cali, is derived from California, an estate in Nairobi (as is the name of Calif Records). It also resembles Jua Kali, a Swahili term meaning fierce sun, which has been taken to refer to Kenya's informal sector of the economy.


He has released a series of new songs with a new producer Keggah based in the United States. His new songs include, Karibu Nairobi and Kuna Sheng which have both received massive airplay and good reviews.

Achievements and awards won


2006 Kisima Music Awards – Boomba Male

2007 Chaguo La Teeniez Awards (CHAT Awards) – Best Male & Celebrity of the Year[8]

2007 Kisima Music Awards – Best Male Artist & Boomba Male.

2007 Pearl of Africa Music Awards (PAM Awards) – Best Male Artist (Kenya)

2008 Chaguo La Teeniez Awards – Favourite Male Artiste & Best Live Stage Performance & Best Collabo Song ("Kwaheri" with Sainapei).



Nominated


2006 Chaguo La Teeniez Awards – nominated in three categories, but won none of them

2007 MTV Europe Music Awards – Best Africa Act

2007 MOBO Awards

2008 Tanzania Music Awards – Best East African Song ("Kwaheri")

2008 MTV Africa Music Awards – Best Male




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