If you are the type of person who enjoys listening to house music and Jax Jones is one of your favorite DJs, you’ll love these 10 interesting facts about him.
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10. Jax Jones' actual name is Timucin Fabian Kwong Wah Aluo.
9. He was born on July 25, 1987 in London.
8. His dad's Turkish and his mom is Malaysian, of Chinese descent.
7. Before being famous, he used to perform at open mic clubs around London.
6. His father is the one who gave him the Turkish name, Timucin.
5. Because he grew up in a multi-ethnic household, he was exposed to a wealth of influences.
His Nigerian stepfather introduced him to afrobeat via Fela Kuti and rap with a tape of the Biggie Smalls album. Then he began to listen to hip hop, R&B, gospel and traditional African music.
4. He has been building up his ability as a beatmaker from the age of 15.
Jones took up beat-making at 15 after discovering Cubase on his friend's Atari.
3. He'd also studied classical guitar at a young age.
2. In 2014, he released his first song "I Got U" featuring Duke Dumont.
Also in late 2016, the song "You Don't Know Me" featuring Raye made him a radio favourite.