Mojo Juju

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About Mojo

Mojo Ruiz de Luzuriaga, known professionally as Mo'Ju (and previously as Mojo Juju), is of Filipino and Wiradjuru descent.

She is best known for her evocative music film clip for single Native Tongue and the album of the same name. Sh e combines her unique RnB style with impactful lyricism. Native Tongue earned three ARIA nominations for Breakthrough Artist, Best Urban Release and Best Video.

Before her solo success, Mo'Ju was a songwriter and vocalist for noir punk/garage swing band The Snake Oil Merchants. She identifies as a queer black woman.


Album formats explained

Album formats

  • 10": 10 inch vinyl records were played at 45 or 33 1/3 rounds per minute (rpm). The former could hold 9, the latter 12 minutes of music per side.
  • 7": 7 inch records (often referred to as 45s) were played at 45 rpm or 33 1/3 rpm, with about 4:30 or 6 minutes of music per side.
  • LP: Long play, is a vinyl record played at ​33 1⁄3 rpm with a 12 or 10-inch diameter.
  • EP: Extended play, are vinyl records that allowed two or even three songs on each side.

Horse Named Regret (Single)

22 July 2011
  1. Horse Named Regret
  2. Switched To Drinkin' Gin

Mojo Juju

14 January 2012
  1. Pony Takes a Powder
  2. Sweet Tsunami Symphony
  3. Must Be Desire
  4. Frankie Baby
  5. I Put a Spell On You
  6. The Meanest Thing I Ever Did
  7. Switched to Drinkin' Gin
  8. Horse Named Regret
  9. Train Along the Hawkesbury
  10. Parisian Rain
  11. Full Moon Over Budapest
  12. Brother, Where Have You Been?
  13. The Thing I Can't Erase
  14. Drive On

Seeing Red / Feeling Blue

17 April 2015
  1. Your Love
  2. A Heart Is Not a Yo-yo
  3. If You Wanna Stay
  4. They Come & They Go
  5. Sugarcoated
  6. Lately (I’m Fine)
  7. Rain It Down
  8. Get Fooled
  9. Straight To Hell
  10. Ain't Gonna Wait
  11. I Sure Do Good

Native Tongue

26 August 2018
  1. Native Tongue (feat. Pasefika Vitoria Choir)
  2. Papá (Tagalog Interlude)
  3. Something Wrong (feat. Mirrah)
  4. Think Twice
  5. Bound To
  6. Cold Condition (feat. Joshua Tavares)
  7. Shut Your Mouth
  8. Never Again
  9. I Just Wanna Know
  10. Pidge (Jackie Interlude)
  11. Far Too Late
  12. 1000 Years
  13. History
  14. Hurricane
  15. Don't Stop Me Now
  16. Native Tongue Reprise (feat. Lay the Mystic)

Ghost Town (with Joelistics)

29 November 2019
  1. Good Times
  2. Saint Valentine (feat. Si Bailey)
  3. Blowback
  4. Like Crazy
  5. Cruel (When You're Cold)
  6. Ghost Town
  7. Leave It All Behind

Put It On Hold (Single)

21 August 2020
  1. Put It On Hold


19 November 2021
  1. Okay
  2. Into These Feelings
  3. Pissing in the Wind
  4. Wave
  5. In Another Life
  6. Sometime
  7. Not Forever

Oro, Plata, Mata

24 March 2023
  1. Oro
  2. Gold
  3. Money
  4. Midas (Ft. Ryo & Waari)
  5. Plata
  6. Something To Believe In (Ft. Ngaiire)
  7. Bran Nue Wurld
  8. Change Has To Come
  9. Mata
  10. The Future
  11. World Would End
  12. Swan Song (Ft. Meklit)

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[1] On 18 February 2018 Luzuriaga announced that she had changed her name to Mo’Ju, out of respect for the spiritual meanings of the word “Juju” in several First Nations languages.

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Korff, J 2023, Mojo Juju, <>, retrieved 26 May 2024

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