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Sat, 01.11.1975

Jason Michael Bosak, Singer born

Jason Michael Bosak

*Jason Michael Bosak was born on this date in 1975. He is an Afro Swedish rapper and reggae artist. From Lund, Sweden Jason Michael Bosak Diakité is known under the stage name Timbuktu.

He is the son of Madubuko Diakité, a US-born Swedish human rights lawyer and academic. In the mid-1990s, he started as part of the rap group Excel before going solo as Timbuktu. In March 2020, he published the memoir, A Drop of Midnight. He has won several Grammis awards, the highest music awards in Sweden, including Lyricist of the Year and best Hip-hop Record of the Year.

Timbuktu hosted the music aid radio/television show Musikhjälpen from its start in 2008 until 2012.

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