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Full Name Jacob Nguni
Date of Birth November 22, 1956
Date of Death April 25, 2015
Horoscope Scorpio
Place of Birth Kumba
Country Cameroon

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Jacob Nguni Profile
Full Name Jacob Nguni
Other's Name Not Known
Occupation Singer
Home Town Southwest Region
Religion Not Available
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School Not Known
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Biography

Jacob Nguni is a famous Singer, who was born on November 22, 1956 in Cameroon.

An export of Rocafil Jazz for the West Indian market (Rocafil W.I) saw collaborations with Bod Guibert to create the “Super stars of Africa” album with songs like “Indifference” (sung in an Antillian language). In 1999, Jacob explored the music scene around Washington DC with a fleet of Cameroon musicians. There had been talks of a comeback mini-American tour of the cities with strong African presence by the old Rocafil Band around 2000. This didn’t happen after the sudden death of his colleague and great friend Prince Nico Mbarga. He later returned moving his family in 2005 taking all his kids along with him, with focus on family life and giving his kids a chance. He continued to perform at the local Jazz festivals all through up to about 2010. His virtuosity with the guitar impressed artists at Washington DC mesmerized by his plucking and double stringed high-life playing style.

Jacob Nguni Net Worth

Jacob Nguni is one of the richest Singer. Jacob Nguni is also listed in famous people born on November 22 & Richest celebrities born in Cameroon. According to our analysis based on Forbes, IMDb, Wikipedia & online resource, Jacob Nguni net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

Jacob Nguni Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Salary Under Review
Source of Wealth Singer
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House Living in own house

Family & Relatives

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Jacob Nguni was born on November 22, 1956 in Hausa Quarters, Kumba as the fourth and last son of Cameroonian parents Pa Boniface Nguni ( First World War Veteran) and Antonia Nguni. The young Jacob was a lover of music but his talented as guitarist was first spotted in college at Form 2, by his classmates at St Joseph’s College Sasse, a prestigious catholic boy school located in the colonial town of Buea, Cameroon. He is known to have practiced ferociously until he could play the popular tunes of James Brown, Jimmy Cliff and the licks of popular Congolese guitarists Vata Mombasa, Ricos Kinzoga, Lipua Lipua and Bella Bella. He otherwise excelled in his studies. Against all odds and the wishes of his father, he decided to go professional and left college for Nigeria, where he had in no time joined and become lead guitar of Prince Nico Mbarga’s Rocafil Jazz band. A few years later he resurfaced as lead guitarist with the A.B Waza at a tender age of 19. The demo-tape of “Sweet Mother” was turned down by EMI in 1974, citing the song’s “childish appeal.” “Sweet Mother” was later also rejected by Decca Records and Philips Records, before it was eventually released in December, 1976, by Rogers All Stars, a Nigerian recording company based in Onitsha. The song is a celebration of motherhood, sung in Nigerian Pidgin English introducing a new age of West African high life with Congolese Soukous-style guitar finger-picking.

Jacob Nguni (22 November 1956 – 25 April 2015), nicknamed “Pa Jay” or “Micro-wave”, was a Cameroonian singer, high-life guitarist, activist, humorist whose partnership with late Prince Nico Mbarga as a lead guitarist produced songs like Sweet Mother that redefined the era of High-life music in Africa. The song would go on to become the Africa’s best selling song with 13 million copies. The song was equally voted in 2004 in a BBC poll as Africa’s favourite song. He died in his sleep in the late hours of Saturday 25 April 2015 in Washington D.C.

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Jacob Nguni Height, Weight & Measurements

Jacob Nguni's height Not available & Weight Unknown right now. Jacob Nguni's shoe size 4 (US) & dress size 8 (US). Jacob Nguni full body measurements is not available right now. eye color is black & hair color is brown. Jacob Nguni's eye color is black & hair color is brown.

Age, Birthday & Horoscope

In 2021, Jacob Nguni age 59 years. Jacob Nguni birthday is November 22 & Horoscope is Scorpio.

Is Jacob Nguni dead or alive?

Jacob Nguni has been died on April 25, 2015.

Lesser Known Facts

  1. Jacob Nguni was born on November 22, 1956 in Cameroon.
  2. celebrates birthday on November 22.
  3. become famous for being Singer.
  4. Jacob Nguni shoe size 4 (US) & dress size 8 (US).

Jacob Nguni Timeline

  • 1956

    Jacob Nguni was born on November 22, 1956 in Cameroon.

  • 2021

    According to Wikipedia, IMDb, Forbes & online resource, Jacob Nguni net worth is approximately $1.5 Million

  • April 25, 2015

    Jacob Nguni has been died on April 25, 2015.

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