J Martins was born on September 29th, 1977, in Onitsha Anambra state of Nigeria. However the prolific songwriter and performer hails from Ohafia in Abia state, east of Nigeria. Just like many other artiste that started from the church choir, J Martins claimed that his choir master mother influenced his musical career while he was young. JMartins traveled with his mother a lot when he was younger, he was exposed to choir from different churches, and while he was passing through his primary, secondary and tertiary institution he learnt, he lent to play several musical instruments.
He is respected and adored by critics and and colleagues. His catalogue of many hits, most of which celebrate Africa as a people with one colour, one voice and above all, one God. His ageless numbers and pulsating percussion; Good or Bad, Oyoyo, Eva, Fine Fine Love, Jukpa remix ft Fally Ipupa, Touching Body, Goodtym ft cabo snoop, Dance For Me, Cool temper, Ereke among several others still resonates a nostalgic ballad just as they remain listeners’ delight any day.