Background and Early Life
Jordan is a popular Zambian vocalist, composer and producer. He was
born in 1978 in Ndola, Zambia. His junior school was Chilengwa Basic
School in Ndola and he completed his secondary education at Lubuto
School, also in Ndola.
His music career began in a group called New Age. After leaving the group, he released his own debut album, the self-titled [JK] in 2001.
In 2002, J.K. received a Ngoma Award as well as a KORA Award nomination. He also performed in London and South Africa.
|JK n Davido|
J.K.’s second album, the 14-track Helena, was released in 2003. On one track, he performed a duet with Oliver Mutukudzi, a Zimbabwean musician. This album’s style varies from upbeat dance raps, ragga, to slow ballads.
On No Pressure, he once again collaborated on one song with another musician from South Africa, Hugh Masekela.
In 2010, Katembula released another album, Kapiripiri, titled
after the single “Kapiripiri”. It features Salma Doldia, a female
Zambian artist. The album was produced by Digital X, a Lusaka based
studio. The “Kapiripiri” music video received air play on MTVbase and
In 2014 he released a song titled “Telemundo loving” which aired on
channel O and all local TV stations in Zambia. Some of his music videos
are available on YouTube.
|JK and Yemi Alade|