Michael O. Mint, (born 29 August 1988) better known by his stage name Jupitar is a fast rising Reggae/Dancehall musician from Ghana. Since 2011, he has been making a large impact in Africa’s dancehall scene through his authentic sounding music and captivating stage craft.
In 2012 he released hit single “Money Box” which made his permanent mark in the music industry and created instant appeal. He has since been nominated and awarded for various Ghanaian industry awards and is regarded as one of Africa’s most talented Dancehall musicians.
Life and Music Career
Jupitar began performing at the age of 14, as a church chorister. Towards the end of high school, Jupitar started getting involved in dancehall clashes (lyrical battles), local competitions and performing at small community shows which helped to build his fan base before his official debut.
In 2011 he met Ghanaian producer, Genius Selections, and they have been working together ever since. He collaborated with Ghanaian rapper Trigmatic to produce his first national hit which gained him an instant nomination at the Ghana Music Awards. Since then, Jupitar has shared the stage with the likes of Busy Signal, Mavado and Demarco.