Ajule (pronounced “Ju-lay,”), better known as Ju The Czar, is a St. Louis native, who began his career as an acclaimed battle-rap/freestyle champion during the late 1990’s. After gaining a strong following and a reputation as a stellar lyricist, and stage performer, Ju signed his first major record deal with Priority/ Capitol. During his tenure with Capitol, it became evident that the label’s vision for Ju was quite different from his own. After languishing in limbo for over two years, Ju left the label and began the pursuit of his own independent success.His mixtape series; Memoirs of a Drug Lord Kings and Pawns Vol. 1 hosted by ICU has received rave reviews from local DJ’s to hip-hop connoisseurs across the globe.
Packed with effusive street anthems and tales of the gritty street life of the West Side of St. Louis, Kings and Pawns’ delivered a solid, “album-like” feel and cohesive flow. Ju worked with seasoned artist as well as new comers. Such as protégé Teff Deezy, Elodorado Red, Aye Verb, Stank, and Hitman Holla, as well as R&B sensation Bradd Young. With a production mixture of Ear Drummers CEO Mike Will Made it, ICU, Jackpot, Seneca, Supa Sag, Ju was proclaimed a street classic! Ju Tha Czar is back with highly anticipated project entitled; “The Revival” which includes features from veteran rappers Jadakiss, 2 chainz, Nipsey Hussle and Reggae Legend Junior Reid. Ju has undoubtedly taken his rightful seat at the table of Hip Hop’s major players.