| J.K.L's full name is Justin Kingland with his popular slogan 4real, a vocalist, composer and co-producer. He is not just an artiste but also a philanthropist, Nigerian/African music Ambassador in Malaysia. The founder and the C.E.O 4real Records. JKL was born in 14 April. His junior school was St. Jude Primary school Aguleri and St. Augustine Umuoba-Anam. He was later admitted to St. Dominic Savior Seminary, Akpu and completed his secondary education at Union sec. Agulu. He also attended Rima College Kuala Lumpur Malaysia where he studied B.A, a member of ABE and Impiana School of art Malaysia Justin started embracing music with his peers as early as the age of eight in the church. JKL, says" I was always singing (at home, Church, school, in the car), always, but I chose to keep it to myself - maybe because at the time I was not confident enough. When asked, he said''' I have since developed myself as an artist, merging my talent with other musicians. I look up to God for my ultimate inspiration, from my peers I'm inspired by Buju Banton, U Roy, Joseph Hill, the late great Bob Marley, and many more.
JKL 2 times AE Award winner~ Best Reggae/ Dancehall (Solo OR Group) 2011 and Best Inspirational song/ Music writer/Composer 2010 Malaysia. Nominee Igbo heritage award Esat London UK 2009~ Nominee best independent excellence showcasing AMMA Award Australia 2009.
In 1996 after his musical struggling throughout the West Coast of Africa Justin decided to leave Africa for greener pastures to France before Malaysia where he recorded his single Oneness then he was known as Justin Prophet. In 2005 Justin formed the 1st African reggae dancehall group In Malaysia called I and I combination featuring the Tamil finest Chakrasonic in their first album titled JAH HAS DECIDED under Bronze land Production/I and I combination 2006/2007. As an African with a passion for his mother-land nature and music has driven him to all corners of the World in search of pure musical fun, inspiration and motivation, at the same time jamming, meeting, networking and featured in his songs some wonderful people and has as well collaborated with some World reggae legends like Sizzla Kalonji and Elephant man In Work Hard & Dance floor.. JKL is a warrior on Jah's mission, a reggae /dancehall and Peace advocate. .. .. .
Updated: October 5, 2011
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