Headies Awards: D’banj dedicates its lifetime award to Don Jazzy

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Nigerian rapper and songwriter, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj has dedicated its Lifetime Achievement Award to Don Jazzy at the 2022 Headies Awards.

The singer earned the special recognition award (Talent) of his massive contribution to the growth of Afrobeats, which has seen him dominate the stage, exciting fans with his talent.

D’banj had earlier revealed how he got the American singer, Kanye West, featuring in his sensational hit song ‘Oliver Twist’, which was released in May 2012.

He disclosed this when he appeared on the 8th episode of Showmax Original docuseries titled ‘Journey of the Beats’.

According to him a chance meeting turned into an opportunity, “We were trying to leave after we had a wonderful concert in Dubai and at the airport, I came out with my crew. That was in 2010.

“I came out with my crew, and the air hostess looked at me. They ran up to me with a plaque saying, Mr Kanye West. So the Emirates 1st class air hostess thought I was Mr Kanye West. And my crew were surprised.

“So I told her I’m not Kanye West. I’m D’banj. But the next thing on my mind was, is Kanye coming? So I told my crew that Kanye is coming.

D’banj added that Kanye took a liking to him at first glance and decided to allow him to play his music.

“It took him about five to seven minutes, and Kanye said, ‘Yo, I like you. You have to come to New York.

“I said no, I’m going to shoot this video with Snoop in LA next week. So Kanye said, before going to LA, pass through New York. He gave me the address, and I was there,” he said.

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Chinyere Treasure Ikechukwu also known as Queen Ferry, is a Nigerian business Executive, social media savvy Journalist and Content Editor with over seven years experience. She serves as the Vice-Chairman of Naijatraffic Limited. If Treasure is not researching/blogging, she will be making delicious delicacy.

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