Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Jesse Jagz real/ full name is Jesse Garba Abaga, born 10 August 1984, is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist. In April 2015, he re-signed with Chocolate City after leaving the label in May 2012 to establish his own imprint known as Jagz Nation.
Jesse Jagz (Jesse Abaga) is a musically diverse artiste
signed to chocolate city music. He is a singer, song writer &
producer. Though grounded in the hip hop foundation, Jesse has not held
back to record and produce songs that are of various genres- from
R&B to reggae & Afro Pop
A native of Pyeri in Taraba State, Jesse grew up in Jos, Plateau
State, in the Northern region of Nigeria. A music rich city where both
parents were clergy giving him access to the church choir and drums set
by an early age of 7
In time, Jesse Jagz has risen to be one of Africa’s great musical
minds that has giving us sweet & enjoyable music from the early days
of Africa which was a huge success in the City of Jos, through Wetin
Dey and Pump it up.
He released his debut album, “Jag of all Tradez ” in 2010 to critical
acclaim. He was notably absent from the music scene in 2011 and 2012,
returning in 2013 with a ragga/Patois infused style of rap. He released
the singles “Murder Dem” and “Redemption” in the 1st half of 2013 after
parting ways with Chocolate City Music.
The singles were released under his new imprint, Jagz Nation. In
June 2013, Jesse Jagz left Chocolate City and released his second album
(his first as an Independent artist) “Jagz Nation Vol 1; Thy Nation Come
“. With him rapping, Singing and handling most of the production on his
first album, Jesse Jagz chose to seek the help of other producers such
as Samklef, Shady and Kid Konnect on his second album instead. The album
features the likes of Brymo and Wizkid on it with the latter helping to
creating one of the best hits of 2013/2014.
On the 8th of April 2015, Jesse Jagz returned to Chocolate City and renewed his contract.
Since his return, he has released Jagga Love which is off his much
anticipated forth coming album Odysseus which is out later this year.
He is set to drop 3 projects in 2016 namely; The Odysseus Album, Nigerian Gangster Mixtape and The Gunspiracy Theory .
Jag of All Tradez (2010)
Jagz Nation, Vol.1. Thy Nation Come (2013)
Jagz Nation Vol. 2: Royal Niger Company (2014)
The Indestructible Choc Boi Nation (with Chocolate City) (2015)
2008 “Bend Down Low” “Sugar Cane Baby”
2009 “Wetin Dey” “Pump It Up”
2010 “Nobody Test Me” (featuring M.Iand Ice Prince)
2011 “The Son of Abaga”
2013 “Murder Dem” “Redemption”, “3rd World War ft. Femi Kuti” (OST – Heaven’s Hell)