|Birth name||James Forman|
|Also known as||Mtume|
|Born||January 3, 1946|
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
|Died||January 9, 2022(aged 76)|
|Instruments||Vocals, percussionist, piano, keyboards, sampler, drums, guitar, bass guitar|
James Forman (January 3, 1946 – January 9, 2022), stage name James Mtume, was an American jazz and R&B musician, songwriter, record producer, activist and radio personality. He worked with Miles Davis between 1971 and 1975. Mtume's R&B group, also called Mtume, played the 1983 R&B hit song "Juicy Fruit".
Mtume died on January 9, 2022 at the age of 76.