Biography – JQ
Terver Andrew Akaa (Born 23rd April 1993, Naka, Benue State) professionally known as JQ is an indigenous HipHop artist and song writter. He raps in Tiv and English. He is well know for his straight-to-point, slow and steady, deep and funny Tiv punch lines. His first recording ‘Kwase wam lao’ was a star price of his victory as 1st runner up on the Harvest Fm Microphone Icon. The song which featured illkid (kvng nyama)
On the cover he did justice to the chopstix produced tune and it went viral in the middlebelt which brought his name to lime light.
After a couple of futures which he gained through the waves created by the cover, the rapper slammed the streets with an ever green single which he captioned LIGHTER. A pure definition of a hiphop tune with deep and bosty tiv lines blended with his colourful rhyming patterns. Lighter announced the 49keys act to the world of Benue music and beyond. Earning him accolades andrecognition around the hiphop industry performing at mega events including the One Lagos Fiesta and DJ kaywise Joor concert.
The rapper came back with a follow up single that same year titled Brenda Fase. A baba slowingz production which came in as a confirmation of his patnership deal with the record priducer and ceo of Levels Records ( now 49keys).
The Amarambatsav crooner stayed underground for a while watching what the new boys got to offer and the came back to set higher standards with the currently trending tune this year titled Amarambatsav, a gblaise mastered craft which got the streets of benue all vibing to the culture influenced hiphop slow and steady deliverance of folks and motivational lines. It dropped as he clocked 28 on 23rd april this year. To prove his tag ‘no be wetin go finish’ the positiv music boss teamed up with his49keys CEO baba slowingz on a freestyle captioned 23LG where he did the unimaginable creativity of delivering hard poetic tiv lines rhyming to all the 23 local govts of beneu state in 2 minutes. Rapper still ready to hit the airwaves with something harder the ever with the BSM rising all weather award winning Rapper and Singer, HMAN.
JQ is a house hold name in the benue music industry and has worked with producers like Charles creations, So sick, dj lanky, ush box, bobaws, gblaise, auto clave, dj paddycom and more. He is much affiliated to names like Baba slowingz(record manager and labe ceo), Kvng Nyama, J-kobi, Jt warrior, danni vembs. He has countless features from all sides of the region.