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Michael Collins Ajereh, better known as Don Jazzy or Don Baba J, is a Nigerian record producer, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He co-founded the now defunct record label Mo’ Hits Records in 2004. Following the closure of the aforementioned record label, Don Jazzy set up Mavin Records on 8 May 2012.
Don jazzy biography
- Born : 26 November 1982 (age 37)
- Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria
- Birth name : Michael Collins Ajereh,
- Occupation : Singer, record producer, song writer entrepreneur
- Active years : 2002 – present
- Website : www.mavinrecords.com
Don Jazzy, as he is fondly called is from Isoko in Delta State. His mother is an Igbo princess from Abia state and his father is an origin of the Isoko people. He was born in Umuahia, Abia State. His family moved to Ajegunle, Lagos where Ajereh was raised.
He enrolled in business management studies at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo state.
He visited London in 2000. His uncle had invited him to play the drums for the local church. In London, Don Jazzy gained employment at McDonald’s as a security guard. He continued his interest in music, associating with Solek, JJC, Kas, The 419 Squad and D’Banj.
He collaborated with D’Banj to form Mo’ Hits Records in 2004 In the next two years, Don Jazzy produced the albums No Long Thing and Rundown/Funk You Up. A third album, Curriculum Vitae, had also been started. Around this time, Don Jazzy developed a recognisable introduction, “It’s Don Jazzy Again!”
He was credited in the production of The Entertainer by D’Banj as at 2004. He also contributed to the production of Wande Coal’s Mushin 2 MoHits, an album that was described as one of the best albums to ever come out of Nigeria.
Although he did not take credit as a singer, he performed background vocals for artists he produced. These performances include vocals for D’Banj, Sauce Kid, Dr SID, Ikechukwu, Kween, D’Prince, Jay-Z. Don Jazzy provided vocal performance for Kanye West’s song Lift Off with Beyoncé on the Watch The Throne album.
He was employed by Kanye West as a producer at Very Good Beatz at 2011 Don Jazzy worked with Jay-Z and Kanye West on the production of Lift Off, featuring Beyoncé on the album Watch The Throne which was released on 8 August 2011.
On 7 May 2012, he announced a new record label, Mavin Records. Ajereh said, “I see Mavin Records being the power house of Music in Africa in the shortest possible time.” On 8 May 2012, he released an album featuring the artists signed to his label. The songs on the album included: Amarachi, Forever, Oma Ga, Take Banana and Chocolate, YOLO and the anthem I’m a MAVIN. Mavin records signed the vocalist, Tiwa Savage. Ajereh built a social network platform called “Marvin League” to complement and market his label.
He had conflict with an artist, Wande Coal who left the label two days later On 5 November 2013. He produced a Nigerian social activist song with Reekado Banks and Di’Ja called Arise on September 2014
At the Headies Awards 2015, Ajereh argued with Olamide. The two disagreed about who should have won the “Next Rated” award. Lil Kesh of YBNL records lost to Reekado Banks, Ajereh’s artist. The winner of the award received a car. Apologies on both sides were posted afterwards.
Don jazzy album produce
- D’banj – No Long Thing (2005)
- D’banj – RunDown Funk U Up (2006)
- Mo’ Hits All Stars – Curriculum Vitae (2007)
- D’banj – The Entertainer (2008)
- Wande Coal – Mushin2Mohits (2008)
- Dr SID Turning Point (2010)
- MAVINS – Solar Plexus (2012)
- D’Prince Frenzy
- Tiwa Savage Once Upon A Time & RED
- Dr Sid Siduction
- Reekado banks Spotlight
- Korede Bello Belloved.
Don jazzy net worth
His net worth is ranked fourth in Africa and also first in Nigeria on Forbes’ 2017 list of top bankable artists in Africa. According to the Forbes list for 10 richest musicians in Africa 2020, Don jazzy has a net worth of $10,000 million. It’s no doubt that everything about him depicts riches. We look forward to more great music, more luxury, and more achievements in the years ahead as he would always say that he hasn’t gotten to where he wants to be yet.
Don Jazzy endorsement
He is already a success and a force in the music industry and as a smart business person, he expanded his business portfolio. He ventured into oil in 2013 with his younger brother by establishing Mavin Energy Limited. The company specialises in the supply of petroleum products such as diesel, petrol, kerosene, cooking gas to homes and companies.
He mentioned in an interview that Flobyt will give easy access to local consumers of Nigerian music online.
He makes good money from endorsement deals with corporate brands. Don is an ambassador for MTN Nigeria, Johnnie Walker- Alcoholic drink, Konga-Nigerian online retail store, Samsung electronics, LOYA Milk. He owns landed properties in prestigious areas and is a lover of exotic cars.
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