Maya Jupiter is an Australian rapper and radio announcer born in Mexico of mixed Mexican and Turkish origin. She joined Latin American outfit Son Veneno in 2002. In 2003 she released her first album, Today. She took over as host of Triple J's hip-hop show in 2004. She is also a regular host on Channel V, and holds hip hop workshops in community centres. In 2006 Maya has joined forces with fellow hip hop artist MC Trey and DJ Nick Toth as the group Foreign Heights releasing their first single It Goes On featuring Mr Zukes in November. The group's self-titled album was released in Australia nationally in January 2007 and performed at the Big Day Out in the same month.