Jason Diakité aka Timbuktu started his career in the late 90’s and it exploited in 2005 with the release of 'Alla vill till himmelen men ingen vill dö.' Since then he has delivered countless hits, numerous Platinum and no.1 records, received 8 Swedish Grammy Awards and various other awards, while simultaneously pushing the boundaries of the hip hop genre.
Even though his lyrics are in Swedish the hasn’t stopped him from reaching a huge profile in Norway and performing for audiences all over the world, from various corners of Africa to Svalbard. In 2012 he was invited to perform for Paul Simon at the prestigious Polar Music Prize, a performance so celebrated he was invited to perform for Youssou N’Dour the following year.
In 2016 he published his first book, the widely acclaimed 'En droppe midnatt' which later was set up as a show.