Artiste Profile/Biography

Lunex (Biography)

About Lunex (Biography)

LUNEX – Born Jude Tarkighir is a Hip hop act, songwriter and a performing artist with high rap skills and has great passion for his craft (music). His versatility runs through the fast and equally slow tempo, a rapper cum lyricist, an excellent songwriter.

Lunex’s Early Life & Education

Jude is the last born from a family of four. His life started in Gboko local government area of Benue state where he was born.

He acquired his  primary education at National Primary School Gboko. Lunex later moved on to attend Mount Saint Gabriel Secondary School Makurdi (M.S.G) for his secondary education. This is one school in the north central that has a lot of credit for raising big stars such as 2baba Idibia, Cupa Stonce among others.

The rapper did not stop at that. He took another step further for his tertiary education. In this bid, he landed in the prestigious Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi. The rapper is in his final year now.

Lunex’s Music Career

The artiste’s journey into hip hop dates back to high school. As he vibrantly involved in social activities entertaining his peers as a young rapper.

In 2013 as a part of a group “Bright Nation” (comprising himself, Sammie Fresh & Slow G) they recorded their first demo “Going crazy“. This was followed up with “B-hood” which  saw them enjoying some local shows.

Lunex behind the microphone
Lunex during a studio session

Lunex announced himself on the mainstream scene with his first solo single “TORTIV” (king of kings). This was swiftly followed up by “Mak-City” (ft Ice blaq): a song he made repping his town, MAKURDI.

In 2018, Lunex made a song “I’M SORRY“, in which the act apologizes for his mistakes, and shows remorse for his wrongs.

He recently released another single, “RAIN ON ME“, a song dedicated to all those whoever wished for God’s blessings. The piece is already enjoying heavy recognition and appreciation. It is recommended by many as a song of the moment, song for all (Black n White, Young and Old).

Talented lunex
Lunex, the new look of hip hop

Music Influence

The young artiste gives credit to some bigwigs in the entertainment industry who have been great influence to his music. This include Dr Dre, Eminem, 50 cent, Lil Wayne, J. Cole, and M I among others


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