OnJaa is a reggae band formed by Shayar (Lenval Jarrett) and Børge Johansen in Oslo, Norway 2012.
Shayar (Lenval Jarrett) was born in Ocho Rios, St. Ann Parish, Jamaica in 1956. When Shayar was 19, the famous Jamaican producer Jack Ruby introduced him to Reggae Superstar and Grammy-winner Burning Spear. Over ensuing decades, Shayar has played guitar for Burning Spear on international tours and has also toured with Anthony B, The Itals and Gregory Isaacs. He's played studio sessions with The Mighty Diamonds, Freddie McGregor, Leroy Sibbles and many others.
Børge Johansen was born in Bodø, Norway in 1975.
Børge has been working with light-design for different music and theater productions. While touring and working with artists he found that he could develop his musical vibe. Børge is now writing his own original music. Børge have been playing and touring together with Ablai (Jallow) Roots Band alongside Banjo Mosele and other musicians.
Together Shayar and Børge created OnJaa and they will bring you sweet reggae music.