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Going by the real name Michael collins Ajereh, popularly known as Don jazzy is a Nigerian record producer, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur.
Early life of Don jazzy..
Micheal collins Ajereh was born in Lagos State. His family lived in Ajegunle, Lagos where Ajereh was raised.
He was educated at the co-educational high school, Federal Government College Lagos. At the age of 12 he found interest in music and he started learning the bass guitar. He also gained knowledge of traditional and percussion instruments. He enrolled in business management studies at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo state.
In the year 2000 he visited London for the first time, in respect of his uncle who invited him to play drums for the local church.
He was lucky to secure a job at McDonald’s as a security guard. He continued his interest in music, associating with Solek, JJC, Kas, The 419 Squad and D’Banj. Ajereh learnt producing skills from Emeka Infiniti at O-Town record company.
Music career of Don jazzy.
In 2004, Ajereh collaborated with D’Banj to found Mo’ Hits Records. In 2006 Ajereh produced the albums No Long Thing and Rundown/Funk You Up. A third album,Curriculum Vitae, had also been started. Around this time, Ajereh developed a recognisable introduction, “It’s Don Jazzy Again!
In 2008, Don jazzy was credited in the production of The Entertainer by D’Banj. 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
Though Don jazzy 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.
In 2011, Ajereh was employed by Kanye West as a producer at Very Good Beatz. Kanye West made a surprise appearance at the Koko Concert in London. He showed support to D’Banj by giving him his chain.
In March 2012, Don Jazzy and D’Banj abandoned their partnership citing artistic differences.
On 7 May 2012, Don jazzy birthed a new music label Mavin Records. He 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. Don jazzy built a social network platform called “Marvin League” to complement and market his label.
On 5 November 2013, Don jazzy had conflict with an artist, Wande Coal who left the label two days later.
In September 2014, Ajereh produced a Nigerian social activist song with Reekado Banks and Di’Ja.
At the Headies Awards 2015, don jazzy 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 net worth
Don jazzy net worth is outstanding, Everything Don jazzy have now he earned it, he is currently ranking no.2 in the richest musicians in Nigeria.
Not long after don jazzy left dbanj team the Samsung company introduced to the market “Built for Africa” products including an Afro-Pop home theatre launched in Cape Townwith and endorsed Don jazzy.
Don jazzy net worth is estimated to be N7.0 billion naira.
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Awards won by Don jazzy.
- Nigerian Music Awards (2006) – Producer of the Year.
- Nigerian Entertainment Awards (2007) – Music Producer of the Year.
- The Headies 2011 – Producer of the Year forOver The Moon, Mr Endowed and Pop Something
- The Headies 2014 – Producer of the Year forDorobucci
- City People Entertainment Award (2015) – special recognition award.
Don jazzy’s cars
black Cadillac Escalade ($70,000- N11,200,000)
black Bentley Continental Flying Spur($185,000- N29,600,000).
black Range Rover Sports ($60,000- N9,600,000).
Porsche 911 Carrera ($84,000- N13,440,000).
Don jazzy’s House
With the riches Don jazzy acquired a house worth 160+ million.
Truly Don jazzy is one billionaire that can never run out if cash.