Lady Jaydee - Early Life, Discography, Awards, Nominations and More

Lady Jaydee – Early Life, Discography, Awards, Nominations and More

The Tanzanian singer Lady Jaydee was born on the 15th of June 1979. Her other stage names are Lady Jay Dee and Lady JayDee in Town. She is an Afro Pop, R&B, and Zouk artist.

Lady Jaydee is known as the Bongo Flava (Tanzanian Music) queen and is one of the first female artists to sing Swahili R&B songs. She was a performer during the Kora All Africa Designers Competition.

Taurus Musik – one of Africa’s most successful labels, also signed her.

Early Life and Education

Lady Jaydee was born as Judith Wambura Mbibo in Shinyanga. She is one of Lameck and Martha Mbibo’s ten children. She attended Bugoyi Primary School for her primary education and completed her secondary at the Zanaki Secondary School. Taurus Musik signed Lady Jaydee in 2017.

Brand Associations

2009 – Lady Jaydee became an ambassador for Zain Tanzania (today Airtel Tanzania).

2010 – Comprehensive Community-Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT) appointed Lady Jaydee as their ambassador for helping women who suffer with Fistular disease.

2012 – Lady Jaydee served as an ambassador for the National Microfinance Bank project PESA FASTA in Tanzania.

2014 – Oriflame Sweden signed Lady Jaydee as a brand ambassador, and Marie Stopes Tanzania appointed her to be their Family Planning Ambassador in Tanzania.

2015 – Laday Jaydee became the Geita Gold Mine Kill Challenge Fund Against HIV/AIDS ambassador for the Tanzania Geita Gold Mine.


Lady Jaydee has a total of 7 studio albums to her name:

2000 – Machozi

2003 – Binti

2005 – Moto

2007 – Shukrani

2012 – Ya 5. The Best of Lady Jaydee

2013 – Nothing But The Truth

2017 – Woman

Coke Studio Africa

Salif Keita
Salif Keita

Lady Jaydee performed her two of her hit singles in 2013 during the first season of Coke Studio Africa. She worked with Franck Biyong, the Music Director of Coke Studio Africa, and collaborated with African musical legend, Salif Keita.

Awards and Nominations

2002 – Best Tanzanian Female R&B Artist

2004 – Tanzanian Music Awards Best R&B Album

2005 – Best Female Video for South Africa

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