J Hus Net Worth & Biography

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Introduction

J Hus, is a famous & popular British rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is notable for pioneering the afroswing genre. It is a genre of music that is derivative of dancehall and afrobeats, with influences from trap, hip hop, R&B, and grime.

His most successful single so far is "Did You See" which peaked at #9 on the UK Singles Chart & later certified Platinum.

J Hus became popular when he released his song "Dem Boy Paigon" in 2015. Presently, he is signed to British record label Black Butter Records based in London, England.

AS of , trusted sources estimates his net worth is close to $200K.

At a Glance

Full name: Momodou Lamin Jallow

Other names: J Hus

Birthday: 27 May 1995

Age:

Net worth: $200K

Source of wealth: Music

Country of origin: United Kingdom/ England

Net Worth

$200K

At present, our trusted sources estimates that J Hus has a net worth of about $200k. This net worth is expected to increase significantly in the coming years as he continue releasing more work.

Early Life

J Hus was born on 27 May 1995 in Stratford, London. He spent his childhood around Stratford area. His parents are of Gambian and Ghanaian descent. As a child he lived with his mother. His mother was an emmigrant who came to England when she was 25 years old.

J Hus was raised as muslim boy. His heritage points to the Fula and Akan ethnic groups. When he was a child, J Hus wanted to become an actor.

But when he was in year 10 or 11 he became confused. In his words, he wanted to became "whatever" at that time.

Unfortunately, J Hus was expelled from school as he had, in his words, "started getting into a bit of trouble."

His childhood friend Moe is the one who first adviced him to start a career in Music. Moe also became his manager. Moe and his older brother started their own management company 2K Management.

Social Media Presence

J hus occsionally posts on different social media platforms. His facebook page currently has 100K+ followers. Though he has an instagram account, we couldn't find any posts there yet. On Twitter, J Hus has about 500k followers. You can also subscribe and listen to J Hus' music on his YouTube channel.

Career

J Hus began his career by recording several freestyles and then posting them on the internet. He used the same strategy with "#Rated", which samples the beat from French Montana's "Don't Panic", and "Want From Me" Remix of Kojo Funds' song.

This worked really well and he got tons of media attention which helped to advance his music career a lot.

Then he released "Dem Boy Paigon" which got praised by music critics.

In March 2015, he and MoStack released their "Westwood Crib Session". May 2015, he released "Lean & Bop" which was streamed more than 10 million times in total on music platforms.

In 2017, he released his debut album, Common Sense, which was critically acclaimed — it was named the best UK album of 2017 by Complex. This album reached #6 on the UK Albums Chart.

In January 2020, J Hus released his second album, Big Conspiracy, which featured appearances by Jamaican singer Koffee, Nigerian singer Burna Boy and British singer Ella Mai. The album became his first number-one on the UK Albums Chart and received widespread critical acclaim.

His nickname comes from the English word "hustler". He says it is because he was a hustler from a very young age when he used to buy pack of doughnuts and sell them individually in secondary school.

Jallow released the single "Friendly" in 2016, which received a nomination at the 2016 MOBO Awards, as well as "Playing Sports", "Liar Liar" (remix) and "Solo One", the last of which appeared on the Brotherhood soundtrack.

In 2017, he featured on Nines’ "High Roller", which featured on his album One Foot Out. He also featured on Stormzy's "Bad Boys" from his album Gang Signs & Prayer, which peaked at number 22 on the UK Singles Chart, on Dave's "Samantha", which peaked at number 63, and charted at number 9 with his solo composition "Did You See".

The song served as the lead single off his debut album, Common Sense (2017). Upon release, the album was positively received by fans, and includes features from Mo Stack, MIST, Tiggs da Author and Burna Boy. In May 2018, he released his EP, Big Spang (2018).

Favorite Quotes from J Hus

“Lickle spice for the winter season. Your chicken needs a lickle season (Yeah). Did you see what he did? The black Benz turn white and they can’t believe it. Make ’em repeat it. That’s some new shit, they’ve never seen it. You should feel it, meet and greet it. I would be a genius if I didn’t think with my penis.” – J Hus
“I didn’t really have any expectations, but I had certain goals which I wanted to achieve. I wanted to show everyone that I am one of the most diverse artists in the UK; that even though I do all these crazy melodies and that, I can still rap… I wanted to make good music, and have certain songs with good messages in there, like “Spirit.” – J Hus
“Just life in general. Anything in life. Most of the songs are experience, like…This is the way I write, I just go do things, I’ll experience something, I’ll write about what I went through that day or thoughts in my mind throughout the day.” – J Hus
“From the beginning, from when I first started, it’s always been something distant. It’s stepping. There have been steps from when I first started … the first freestyle release, the reaction of it was amazing. And it just keeps getting better. It kept getting better, and better, and better. So now, it’s like there’s no limit.” – J Hus
“Yeah, I guess so cause everything that I’m influenced by I just put it in the music and create a new sound using different vibes. I grew up on all different kinds of music, I just used that to influence my own music.” – J Hus