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ARTISTE OF THE WEEK: Joseph Wesseh Tah III (J-SLUGHT)

ARTISTE BIO: Joseph Wesseh Tah III better known by his stage name J-Slught is a Liberian artist good in all genres but best known for Afropop, and Rnb. Born in Harbel, Firestone Liberia, he started singing at a tender age. His father Mr. Joseph Wesseh Tah II is a mechanical engineer in the US while his Mother Mrs. Victoria Swah is a Liberian business woman. He got the stage name J-Slught from his fans and friends who were following him at the time he started his game. He is most known for his singles “Can’t Believe” featuring C. I. C and “Operate” featured by Nuchie Meek, As well as the well received “Don’t Jerk” and “Sweet Love” which rose him to prominence and brought him to the spotlight in the industry.

Background Information :
Birth Name: Joseph Wesseh Tah III
Born: 21 November 1994 (age 24)
Place Birth: Harbel Firestone Liberia
Genres: All-(Best known for Afropop and Rnb)
Religion: Christian
Occupation: Musician
Talents:.Rapping, singing, dancing, playing keyboard, drums, soccer and basketball.
Years Active: 2016-Present
Label: BeeVonnee Recordz
Associated Acts: P. C.K, Afo4doe, Nuchie Meek, A.Raw
Education: Ricks Institute (2008-2014) *Graduated
Manager: Beyan Flomo Pewee
Family: Candy Tah, Yavo Tah, Kema Tah, Mabel Zienddine – Sisters
Shedrack Denzel Glolay – Brother

Early Life:
Joseph Wesseh Tah III originates from the Bassa ethnic group in Liberia. He started singing and dancing in his Harbel Community where he was born and raised. At a tender age he began performing on shows and school programs. He began listening to songs from Chris Brown and Akon which made him grew more love for music. By the time he entered high school he already had basic understanding of music and eventually joined the group Dreams Come True (DCT) boys. He also played the keyboard and drum for his school chior.

 

Music Career:
J-Slught dropped his first single “Can’t Believe” featuring C.I.C in 2008, the song was produced by Jackie Russ at the time he was still in high school and with support from his team he dropped another single in the same year titled: “Wrong Decision” featuring some members of his team including Facarious, Kelly Ready, and Squeezy. That song was also produced by Jackie Russ. He left Dreams Come True (DCT) in 2014 after he completed High School and later joined Swag District in 2016 where he continued to prove his versatility as he was featured on Swag District’s Cypher. He later released two songs featuring top Liberian artistes including P.C.K, Nuchie Meek, A.Raw, and Afo4doe. In 2017 he was featured by top notch Liberian rapper Nuchie Meek on a song titled “Operate”, it was the song that brought him fame and enthusiasm for music. He did several hit songs before Later J-Slught career took a new trend when he got signed to BeeVonnee Records that afforded him the opportunity to produce with Benny Sound of Nigeria while working with some good local engineer Lucape and Smykid on his two well received hits, “Don’t Jerk” and “Sweet Love”.

Discography:
Can’t Believe ft C.I.C-2008 Prod. Jackie Russ
Wrong Decision ft Facarious, Kelly Ready and Squezzy-2008 Prod. Jackie Russ
True Lover-2016 Prod. Rapkid
Honey ft P.C.K-2017 Prod. Afo4doe
Swallow Me ft Afo4doe-2017 Prod. Afo4doe
Mad Over You (cover)-2017 Prod. Rapkid
Operate ft by Nuchie Meek-2017
Don’t Jerk-2018 Prod. Lucape and Benny Sound
Sweet Love-2018 Prod. Smykid and Benny Sound

Private Life:
Apart from music, J-Slught is an apprentice at basketball, he also plays the keyboard and drum and he loves to dance. He’s currently staying with his Grandmother who is serving as a guardian and he has been with her since he was a toddler. His parents respects and support him in his career. His role models are Davido and Chris Brown and he loves the rap style of Nuchie Meek and Nasty C the South African rapper.

Awards and Nominations:
Liberia Entertainment Awards Australia-Best New Artist-2018
WAFRIC Awards-Best New Artist-2018

For Bookings: www.beevonneerecords.com
0776087515/0776074002

Written by: Aketella Kerkula Blama [Editor PlusLiberia]

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