Eddy Wata is a Nigerian dance music artist probably best known for his 2004 single "Jam".
He was born to a Nigerian mother and Jamaican father and began to play with a battery-operated keyboard at a very young age. At the age of 18, he decided to live in Jamaica for four years, where he was met artists that contributed to his love of reggae.
Upon returning to Nigeria, he formed a band, and following numerous television appearances, he made a trip to Europe in 2001. There in the Netherlands, he was acquainted with the producers Longoni and Groff.