Jose Chameleon Biography, Age, Family and Career


Joseph Mayanja commonly known as Jose Chameleone is a Ugandan Afrobeat singer and songwriter who mostly sings in Luganda, English, and Kiswahili.


The award-winning songwriter is 41 years old as of the year 2020. He was born on 30th April 1979 in Uganda and he celebrates his birthday every 30th of April each year.

Jose Chameleone Family

His siblings are Douglas Mayanja aka Weasel, who is a performer of Goodlyfe Crew and is a solo artist at the same time; Pius Mayanja aka Pallaso who is also a music artist; Henry Kasozi, who is the CEO of Fling Fire cloth line and the late Emmanuel Mayanja aka AK47.

Education Background

He attended the Progressive Secondary School in Kampala for his secondary school education. More details about whether the singer attended college for his tertiary education or not are yet to be unwrapped.

Music career

His love for music can be traced back to 1996 when he was a DJ at the Missouri nightclub in Kampala, Uganda. He later got signed by Ogopa DJs, which is a Kenyan record label. It was during this time that he had his breakthrough after releasing his first single ‘Bageya’ ft Redsan.

Jose released his first album in 2000 and by 2013, he had released a total of 13 albums. Some of them include Kipepeo, Shida za Dunia, Valu valu, Bayuda, Badilisha, Sweet Banana, and Champion. He is currently the CEO of Leone Island which is a music



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