Skandik Afrik had the opportunity to interview Jason Diakité, known under his stage name Timbuktu. He is born and raised in Lund in Sweden, on 11th January 1975. Since the release of his first single, Lifestress in 1996, he has released 9 albums on which he had won five Grammies between 2002-2005 in Sweden and has sold gold on Alla vill till himmelen men ingen vill dö album both in Sweden and Norway. Alongside this he has had several radio programs and been a host on TV. Adding to his fleet of achievement he recently won a grammy award as the best Hip-hop and soul for the year 2012 in Sweden.