Wednesday, 22 July 2015

9 ‘Dorobucci’ facts you should know

Here's a list of everything you need to know
about the afrobeat track produced by Don Jazzy.

Produced by Don Jazzy with features from Mavin
Records' artists ‘ Dorobucci ’ won Song of the
year at the 2015 MTV Music Awa Don
Jazzy and Reekado Banks were in South Africa
to receive the award at the ceremony on
Saturday (18 July).
Here's a list of everything you need to know
about the afrobeat track.


1. 'Dorubucci' was released on 1 May, 2014.

2. The song features Mavin Records CEO Don
Jazzy and only the artists signed to the label:
Tiwa Savage , Dr SID , D’Prince , Reekado Banks,
Korede Bello and Di’Ja .

3. Dr Sid and Don Jazzy put out a highlife
version of the song less than seven days after
the original one was released.


4. In an interview with the Vanguard, Dr Sid
explained the meaning of 'Dorobucci'. He said
" Dorobucci means a person or an individual that
is awesome, amazing, rich, swagged-out, sexy
and buff.
" Any word that qualifies greatness, that’s
Dorobucci. ‘Bucci’ means anything that is
amazing, fun. Doro makes Bucci a person, Doro
personifies Bucci so you’re Doro, and I’m Doro ",
the 'Baby Tornado’ crooner said.

5. Nigerians converted the word ‘Doro’ into an
adjective. ‘Doro’: a suffix from the word
'Dorobucci', used to emphasize a point.

6. The music video for the song was filmed in
South Africa and directed by Nick Roux of
Molotov Cocktail Productions.

7. On 3 October 2014, the hit song was voted the
Beat of Lagos 2014.


8. MTV Base and Basketmouth created a
'Dorobucci' spoof video which stars the
comedian creating a signature dance move and
stepping around Lagos to the infectious tune.
The video features a cameo appearance from Dr
Sid and several other Nigerian celebrities.

9. There is a Nollywood movie inspired by the
song title. The film called ‘ Dorobucci Love » ’
stars comedian John Okafor.


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