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Collin Clay Chace and the Juha Crew / Bio

“Juha is a funky pie bursting at the seams with irresistible beats and attitude.”
- San Francisco Chronicle

“What a gift! Juha is a brilliant little genius. There is no one quite like him.”
- Marc Almond

In 2002, Juha released the 'Polari' album. Fusing elements of Middle Eastern, Hawaiian, and punk music over a hip hop back-drop, it quickly hit Number 1 on the Outvoice chart. 'The Grooms of God' followed, for which Juha declared: “I’ve become a three-headed Gargoyle perched on the steps of Motown.” Calling the new sound “Gothic Soul,” he also flirted with Middle Eastern disco, electro-classical, and dub, and told stories of man-eating tigers, male prostitutes, and his own account of the mid-90’s-era AIDS Crisis - while not forgetting to throw in more than a couple goofy rhymes about his dick. Following the release of the 'Stomach' EP in 2010 (“The sound of Prince and Rick Springfield French kissing”), Juha was chosen by Colorlines Magazine as one of their "8 Rappers Worth Your Headphones." He is currently completing the 'Rex Raleigh' album - the disco soundtrack to a porn film that doesn't exist.

Born in the USA, Juha now dwells in the London UK borough of Hackney.

General Info

Band Members
Collin Clay Chace
Artist Name
Collin Clay Chace and the Juha Crew
Profile Page
Other / Soul / World

Contact Info

London, UK

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