Here are some interesting stuff you never knew about Don Jazzy, Aside from the fact that he is single, there are more things you should know about one of the best recording producers in Nigeria,
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
His early life
He studied at co-educational high school, the Federal Government college in Lagos, he found an interest in music life at the age of 12 as he began to play the bass guitar, he also gained knowledge of traditional and percussion instruments. Michael Collins furthered his education in Boldon business management studies at the Ambrose Alli University Edo state.
At the age 18, he moved to London as his uncle had invited him to play the drums for the local church leaders, to support himself , he was working as a security guard in McDonald’s he continued his interest in music associated himself with solid jjc cast, the 419 squad and also Dbanj in 2004 Don jazzy collaborate with the Dbanj with 40 hits records, from 2006 onwards he produced the album’s no long thing and run down, funk you up, a curriculum vitae winning him producer of the Year 2006
He was credited into the production of the Entertainer by the band and also contributed to the production of one day called merchants and movies featuring songs like you bad, he also Produces one of the Dbanj’s biggest song of all. fall in love, Featuring tracks like something about you and all the new moon, who saw scapegoat and Endowed featuring Snoop Dogg, he meets with no other guy but Legend Kanye West. six months later they were both producing good music.
How he become Popular with music recording
In 2011 he produces another hit song go lol , and one of the biggest tracks in African history Oliver Twist, He again worked with Kanye West on the production of lift featuring Beyoncé on the album Watch the Throne which was released on the 8th of August 2011, the album won William headies Award for producer of the year. in March 2012 Don jazzy and Dbanj abandon their partnership due to artist differences soon after it lunch.
He launched his New record label mavin records on the 8th of May 2012, he released an album featuring the artists entitled solar plexus. On his own social Media platforms on 2013 he announced the production of tiwa savage’s debut album once upon a time. Producing the track my heart and eminado .
Mavin Records also known as the Supreme Mavin Dynasty is a Nigerian record label founded by record producer and recording artist Don Jazzy on May 8, 2012. The label’s inception came to fruition following the closure of Mo’ Hits Records, a record label owned by the aforementioned producer and D’banj. The label is home to recording artists such as Korede Bello, Dr SID, D’Prince, Di’Ja, Johnny Drille, Ladipoe, DNA Twins, Rema and Crayon. It also houses producers such as Jazzy himself, Altims and Baby Fresh. In 2014, DJ Big N became the label’s official disc jockey. Tiwa Savage, Wande Coal, Reekado Banks and Iyanya were all formerly signed to the label.
On May 8, 2012, the label released its compilation album Solar Plexus. In January 2019, Mavin Records secured a multi-million dollar investment from Kupanda Holdings, a subsidiary of Kupanda Capital and TPG Growth.
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