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Dbanj Wins Best African Act At M.O.B.O 2012 Awards

D’Banj has won The Best African Act at this year’s MOBO AWards which are currently taking place in Liverpool, England.

D’Banj was up against P Square, Fatoumata Diawara, The Very Best, Spoek Mathambo, Fally Ipupa, Sarkodie, Cabo Snoop, Camp Mulla and Amadou and Mariam.
Congrats D’Banj!

I’m Focused On Finding The Right Man – Toolz

Saying that the Beat Fm’s on air personality, Tolulope Oniru, best known as ToolzO  in the entertainment industry in Nigeria is a beautiful woman is an understatement. She has revealed that she is seriously focusing finding her Mr. Right. Read the rest of this entry

Ok! So D’banj is actually on the inside page of Complex magazine. wINNING

G.O.O.D Music artists were featured in the August/September issue of Complex magazine. D’banj and Teyana Taylor were not on the cover but were featured on the inside page. I’m sure you can spot the Kokomaster yourself. Now we are happy that our boy is not carrying last. lol

D’banj to feature Kanye West in Scape Goat remix

The Kokomaster made the revelation in an interview with UK Radio DJ, Tim Westwood, at the Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend in London. Continue to watch the video…and also check out the chain Kanye gave D’banj…
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Nadia Buari Corrects Dbanj’s Oliver Twist Lyrics:’i definitely drink gari’

D’Banj Splashes N10m On Car For Younger Brother, Kay-Switch

D’banj set to launch his own record label; calls it DKM Records

D’banj NEW HEAD OF ISLAND DEF JAM AFRICA signs Davido

D-Banj’s Oliver Twist beats Usher & Cheryl Cole to Number 1 on the UK Pre-Release Chart

D’banj releases ‘Oliver’ UK version – produced by Don Jazzy

As announced earlier, D’banj is releasing in the UK his first ever international single ‘Oliver twist‘ on May 13, 2012. The entertainer has spent the last few weeks building the hype.

D’banj has now announced that the single can be pre-ordered from i-tunes.

The UK version is a remix of the original version and iots produced bu Don Jazzy. This is yet anoother powereful single that we think will go viral like the original single. Don Jazzy creatively infuses a bit of techno into the verses and alters the chorus. Rated TB, Toh-bad. Club hit certified.


Koko master D’banj congratulates Don Jazzy on launch of new record label

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lol, na so the tin go, no long thing. It feels good to know that after all that brawl, this can still happen.

 

D’banj changes name to Daniel Anderson in London

Former Mo Hits star Dapo “D’banj” Oyebanjo was recently in London and decided to visit the Chioce FM studio to hang out with popular presenter Max.

He opens up on his post Mo Hits venture and his new name with the delectable radio presenter, who takes her time to pick on the Nigerian music icon’s use of the word “kokolette”.

Spotting a new “jesus piece” handed to him by the CEO of Good Music, Kanye West, D’banj gives a hint on his new partners to the highly british-accentuated presenter and endorses her remix of his hit song Oliver Twist .

MABLIZZY EXCLUSIVE!!! Don Jazzy responds to D’banj – ‘I wish you well son’

Nigerian producer, President and CEO of the Mohit’s Record label, Don Jazzy has spoken out on the recent wave of attacks by artist, singer and former (if correct to say) Vice President of Mo’hits, Dapo “Kokomaster Dbanj” Oyebanjo.

In an exclusive telephone interview with Ascology News, Don Jazzy started off by saying he never wanted the issue to become this messy, even as he was aware of the way and manner social media has changed the way people view the issues surrounding the lives of celebrities; a reason he said was why he’s always cautious of what he says and the interviews he grants to the media.

Both industry power-weights have been at loggerhead over alleged multiple financial disagreements, discrepancies involved in the signing of artist Dbanj into Kanye West’s Good Music record label, Don Jazzy’s lackadaisical attitude, Dbanj’s alleged public irresponsibility among other differences and conflicts that popped up between both.

“I want to be clear on something that I’m not interested in going into the debates of whatever Dbanj has said, be it through an interview, the press, social media or whatever. People should try and understand that these are very difficult moments for me and I need my space, time and moment to carry on with my life and the production of good music which is what fans have known me for a very long time”. Don Jazzy said.

The iconic producer, whose famous introvert and quiet lifestyle and personality as garnered him an enviable amount of fame, respect and magnanimous swag in Nigeria’s entertainment scene, staunchly dismissed claims by Dbanj buying houses, cars and properties for the Mo’hits boss and fellow artists, calling it “laughable and not worth responding to this early morning” claiming that quick thinking fans know his individual worth and personal financial worth of each artist at Mo’hits.

The Mo’hits boss was however very cautious and even more diplomatic in blaming, accusing or countering accusations attributed to Dbanj in various interviews, saying many of those things could not have been said by Dbanj and he isn’t surprised when Dbanj claimed his accounts were hacked and also not further surprised when his (Dbanj) publicist released a statement denying some of the statements attributed to him; specifically during the interview with Ebony Magazine that Dbanj owns Mo’hits. Incidentally, Ebony Magazine are yet to release a public apology as earlier released by D’banj’s personal manager and the ‘I own mohits’ part of the interveiew still not excluded as of the time of filing this report.

The Mo’hits boss further said in the unlikely event he decides to let the public knows his own side of the story, there is the tendency for his statements to be misconstrued and manipulated by mischief makers who he blamed use few accurate information to manipulate the public into believing things that never existed (a hint that the alleged email exchange is partially true or totally untrue); an ironical situation he hinted would force him to rather keep mute on the issue and let it die a natural death.

“When this whole thing started, I felt people needed to know what’s happening and in all civility, maturity and wisdom, I made those less than 140 words tweet in 3 separate lines, now see where it has led me to. Mohits is a family and Dbanj is like its son and families do quarell. Expecting me to come out and start countering accusations by one of my best friends ever while accusing him also in the process doesn’t justify my guilt or my innocence or that of his, He (Dbanj) however has a right to his opinion to grant interviews to whoever he wishes to grant interview to, I won’t stop him and won’t stop anyone who wants to believe whatever he says either”, he said.

In further attempts to get the Mo’hits boss talking, he was adamant but rightly so, reminding us of how those famous tweets confirming an apparent rift in the Mohits house got him into the messy situation as we see today.

“It is with a heavy heart that I announce the end of a long era and the beginning of a new one..Some of the rumours you have all heard recently are sad but true…The way forward now is to make sure I keep bringing you guys more of the beautiful music y’all love to dance to….And to end d old era I will b donating the proceeds of my production catalogue from day one till date to five charity organizations. Thanks. IDJA

D’banj verified on Twitter

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The Koko master Dbanj has just gotten his twitter account verified. So he joins the very few Nigerian celebrities  to be verified on Twitter. The others are supermodel Osaze Odemwingie, Oluchi Onweagba Orlandi, Asa and Nneka.<Way to go boi>. #Winning

DONJAZZY BETRAYED ME – DBANJ SPEAKS

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

It was 4am on Saturday, April 21. I arrived in London eight hours earlier, and had spent almost all of that time chatting with D’banj , in his first interview with a Nigerian newspaper in a long time, and his first interview on the Mo’Hits brouhaha.
London is D’banj’s town. He’s performed there over and over,his single ‘Oliver Twist’ is on the A-list at Choice FM , and enjoys heavy rotation on other stations. A day before I came,he spent hours doing interviews at the Universal offices in Kensington. Some might hail D’banj as the man championing the gospel of ‘Afrobeats’ across the world. But, just like the cab driver, London does not yet know D’banj. Read the rest of this entry
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