Jah Master Biography|Real Name, Age, Career, Personal Life, Controversy
Jah Master, whose real name is Rodney Mashandure, is a Zimdancehall artist recognized for his distinct dressing, unique chanting style, and captivating lyrics. He rose to fame in the early months of 2019 when he released the hit track “Takasangana Mutaundi”.
Jah Master was born on December 20, 1996.
He is married and has one son named Tichafa. However, the identity of his wife is currently unavailable or undisclosed.
Before his breakout hit in 2019, Jah Master had already gained a significant following among Zimdancehall fans as early as 2016.
Although he had been involved in music since around 2010, it took some time for him to achieve mainstream recognition.
In August 2020, Jah Master’s song “Hello Mwari” was featured in NashTV’s Nash Nation Riddim 3 competition, where artists had the chance to compete for a prize of US $3,000.
The song quickly gained popularity, amassing an impressive 1 million views on YouTube within just two weeks.
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The song “Hello Mwari” gained immense popularity on social media, sparking a viral trend known as the “Hello Mwari Challenge.” During this challenge, individuals would share videos of themselves lip-syncing to the song.
The trend became so widespread that even popular Zimbabwean musician Jah Prayzah joined in, posting a video of himself singing the song.
During an interview in March 2019, Jah Master revealed that he had an extensive catalog of over 700 songs. Surprisingly, despite his substantial collection of music, he had not yet considered compiling an album.
BancABC Zimbabwe’s Brand Ambassador
In May, Jah Master was announced as the brand ambassador for BancABC Zimbabwe’s local remittance service called City Hopper.
As part of this partnership, he was presented with a brand-new Toyota Allion vehicle featuring the City Hopper branding.
This collaboration aimed to leverage Jah Master’s influence and popularity to promote the City Hopper service in the market, showcasing the strong endorsement and support from BancABC towards the artist.
In 2020, Jah Master made headlines for all the wrong reasons when he kicked Eric Cantona on the back of the head. The incident occurred after Cantona jumped on stage to dance.
The entire incident was captured on video, leading to widespread outrage online.
He took to Facebook where he wrote a lengthy apology, admitting his “shame for a disgraceful act which is not to be expected from anyone.”