While many dread turning a year older there is something about turning 30 that’s exciting. Local superstar Jah Prayzah is part of the ‘Dirty 30’ club of celebrities turning 30 in 2017. He has obviously shared his excitement about this new part of his life. He always invites fans into his world and life and that’s what makes him so popular. To add the cherry on top the award winning entertainer will be releasing his latest single ‘My Lilly’ with Nigerian star Davido on 7 July. Now who gives presents to other people on their birthday? Well Mukudzei Mukombe a.k.a Jah Prayzah has every reason to celebrate turning 30. Here are 5 milestones in Jah Prayzah’s life that make his 30th Birthday The best.
1. The superstar
Jah Prayzah is proof that hardwork and determination pay off. His success story consists of a rags to riches series of events including playing at small, unknown venues. Nowadays Jah Prayzah has fans screaming for him across Africa an around the world.
2. The brand
He loves his military regalia which has become the staple of his brand. His fans (and stans) are called ‘masoja’. He is the brand ambassador of the Zimbabwe military force. Luckily Jah Prayzah looks good in a uniform and we know how people love a man in a uniform, right?
3. Quality music videos
Without a doubt Jah Prayzah has some, if not most well put together music videos. It seems with each album the quality become a better and better. His video concepts are also ever evolving and he always makes fans look forward to more music videos. 1 million views on YouTube in a short space of time doesn’t hurt either.
4. Stage performances
Ever wondered why people flock to Jag Prayzah’s shows? Well if you have ever been lucky enough to watch the man perform then you will understand. Jah Prayzah and his band always put on a show for a lifetime. A Jah Prayzah show isn’t just a view for the eyes but a real experience.
5. Family man
At 30, Jan Prayzah has four children and a beautiful wife. While other 30 year olds might still be having the time of their lives without responsibility, Jah Prayzah is a family man. The man always takes whatever opportunity to share moments with his family.
6. Hitmaking collaborations
Name them, Ammara Brown, Andy Muridzo, Mafikizolo, Diamond Platnumz, we know that when Jah Prayzah does a collabo, it’s fireworks like the fourth of July. His collaborations have earned him awards and topped charts. The winning streak is not slowing down even with his new crew Military Touch Movement. What can we say, he knows how to work well with others.
7. The accolades
32 awards and counting including his 2016 MTV Africa Music Award for ‘People’s Choice’.