BY AYO OLOWO
Top music producer Michael Collins (Don Jazzy) has lauded his former business partner, Dapo Oyebanjo (D’banj) for the feat recorded at the 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) held in South Africa, describing him as the baddest entertainer he knows.
Don Jazzy took to his twitter handle to react to the MAMA Evolution awards won by D’banj, which the Kokomaster dedicated to the Mavin Boss.
The Evolution awards is a new category honouring established artists who have made an indelible mark on African and global music culture.
Don Jazzy and D’banj established the successful Mo’Hits Records in 2004 which brought to limelight music stars like D’banj, Wande Coal, Dr. Sid, D’Prince and K-Switch.
The first album released by the label was D’banj’s No Long Thing in 2005. Other albums are Rundown & The Entertainer (D’banj), Mushin2Mohits (Wande Coal) & Turning Point (Dr SID). The label also released a compilation album called Mo’Hits All Stars along with many other singles from its artists which proved to be National Hits. Don Jazzy won various accolades including Nigeria Music Awards (NMA) Producer of the Year in 2006, and Nigeria Entertainment Awards Music Producer of the Year in 2007.