Ajamu won his first Calypso Monarch title in 1987 and went on to win it an unprecedented 6 more times (some sources claim as many as 9 titles in total!) He has also won the Soca Monarch and Road March titles in Grenada. In 1997 Ajamu was awarded ‘Male Vocalist of the Year’ at the Sunshine Awards in New York, surpassing other Calypso stars such as Trinidad’s David Rudder and Edwin Yearwood from Barbados. A year later, Ajamu became the first Calypsonian from Grenada to be honoured with an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II. Joining the elite group of only three Calypsonians to have received this title.
It is undisputed that Ajamu has firmly placed himself amongst the Calypso greats. He has toured the globe including the Caribbean, the US, Canada and Europe, performing to sold out audiences. Ajamu is extremely well known within the Reggae genre as well. He released his first Reggae CD ‘Jah is My King’, which was followed by his eagerly anticipated single, ‘Living Water’ in 2005. As well as being an artist, Ajamu is also the owner of the ‘Top-Level’ Recording Studio in Virgina, Boston. He has written arranged and produced for a number of top artists including, Sugar Aloes, Baron, Tallpree, Val Adams and Inspector.