UK based Ghanaian DJ and producer, Juls has been added to a crew of playlist curators for Jay Z’s streaming service, TIDAL.
Known as the DJ selector crew, the individuals introduce subscribers of the service to new and exciting music.
As part of his responsivities, Juls will curate, what he calls “Afro Fusion” playlists for the service.
Juls is credited as the pioneer behind the new Afro beats sound, producing hit songs like ‘Skin Tight,’ ‘Holl Up,‘ ‘Anointing,’ ‘Shitor’ and ‘Bankulize’ for Nigerian act, Mr. Eazi.ery month.
In January 2018, he released a 5-track ‘Ojekoo’ to critical acclaim. It featured Bisa Kdei, Burna Boy, Adekunle Gold, Moelogo, Siza, DJ Tunez, Culan Luke, Tay IWar and Nonso Amadi.
He won Producer of the Year at the 2016 and 2017 editions of the Ghana Music Awards UK, and earned a ‘Best African Act’ nomination at the 2017 Music Of Black Origin (MOBO).
He djed at the 2017 SXSW in Texas, at Hill’s Diaspora Calling in New York and Encore Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
Lauryn Hill, Sarkodie, WizKid, Stonebwoy, Burna Boy, Kojo Funds, M.anifest, Efya, E.L, and Yemi Alade are some of the high-profiled artistes he has worked with
Born Julian Nicco-Annan, he is an award-winning Producer and Disc Jockey.
He was born and raised in Clapton, East London and left England for Ghana when he was 11. He attended North Ridge Lyceum and Akosombo International School for his basic and secondary education respectively.
Nicco-Annan holds a degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Ghana, Legon and a Masters in Finance from the University of Surrey in the UK.