The artists birth name, age and birth location are disputed.
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Legal name: Adetayo Ayowale Onile-Ere, Jacob Milan Taio Cruz
Jacob Taio Cruz (born on 23 April), is a British singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer. In 2008, he released his debut album Departure, which he wrote, arranged and produced himself. The album achieved certified gold status in the United Kingdom and earned him a MOBO Award nomination.
In October 2009, Cruz released his follow-up album Rokstarr, which includes the number one singles "Break Your Heart" and "Dynamite". Cruz has collaborated with Kesha and Fabolous on the single "Dirty Picture", as well as Kylie Minogue and Travie McCoy on his single "Higher". Additionally, Cruz penned and recorded the song "Telling the World" as the lead single from the soundtrack to the 2011 animated film Rio. Cruz's third studio album, TY.O, was first released in Germany in December 2011. In 2012, Cruz co-wrote the David Guetta song "Without You". In April 2015, Cruz released the first single, "Do What You Like" from his forthcoming Roses Collection. In late 2015, Taio added vocals to Tujamo's Melbourne track, "Booty Bounce" which was released by Spinnin' Records.