Emmanuel Jal is a worldwide acclaimed hip hop singer with a message of peace. He founded the non-profit organization Gua Africa, dedicated to educating children affected by war and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa. Once a child soldier on the front lines of combat in war-torn Sudan, Emmanuel Jal has been hailed as the “rising star of African hip hop.” WARchild, his third album and international solo debut, has launched Jal into the spotlight for its profound, empowering messages of peace and reconciliation. As the central figure of the internationally acclaimed War Child documentary, Jal has quickly become an international icon representing social justice and human rights. He currently resides in England.
The war child fighting for a better future (CNN news) – 24 Nov 2009