Adedotun John Ayodele, better known by his stage name Jon aka King of the mic aka Donjon, is a London-born, Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist, beat-boxer, motivational speaker and medical doctor.
Born in London, United Kingdom, Jon moved to Lagos, Nigeria at age five. He gained interest in music while listening to songs being played by his elder brothers. In 2003, after listening to Nas’ album “God’s Son” Jon was inspired to start rapping. Jon formed a group with some of his schoolmates and began pursuing a music career.
In 2007, Jon moved to eastern Ukraine to study medicine and there he gained a broader musical experience, he performed in numerous cities, learnt about production and learnt how to play numerous musical instruments especially the guitar.
Jon recorded and self produced his first EP album in 2009 titled “The Lyricotherapy of Donjon” with tracks that can be found on myspace.com.
Jon graduated and returned to Lagos in 2013 weeks before the crisis started in eastern Ukraine.
Jon is currently working his mix tape, titled “Intellectual Resources Vol.2” which will be available for downloads by the end of march 2016.