Jesse King

Jesse "BUGA" King is an African musician who primarily sings in the Yoruba language, with his songs featuring aspects of the Yoruba culture and its proverbs. In 2016, he advocated support for Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari, in an effort to help stabilize Nigeria's economy.[1]

Musical careerEdit

He released his first album in 2006 named BUGA. Before then, he used to do radio jingles, and he also worked as a producer. He once worked for Ekiti and Ondo state Broadcasting Corporation. King is an Auchi-born musician but lived in Lagos. His musicals are mostly popular among the Yoruba People of Nigeria, especially Ondo state. He studied in Ondo state University (now relocated to Akungba-Akoko as Adekunle Ajasin University in 1999).[2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Jesse 'Buga' King Urges Support For Buhari -". 2016-05-31. Retrieved 2017-09-04.
  2. ^ "WHY I SING WITH MY QUEENS – JESSE KING". Retrieved 2017-09-04.
  3. ^ "Why I'm staging a concert to explain Eko-Benin connection - Jesse King 'Buga' - Vanguard News". Vanguard News. 2013-10-25. Retrieved 2017-09-04.
  4. ^ "I am married to many wives – Jesse King". Retrieved 2017-09-04.