Ace music producer and leader of Supreme Mavin
Dynasty, Michael Collins (Don Jazzy) has hailed
his former business partner, Dapo Oyebanjo
(D’banj) for the feat recorded at the 2015 MTV
Africa Music Awards (MAMA) held in South Africa,
describing him as the baddest entertainer he
Don Jazzy was reacting to the MAMA Evolution
awards won by D’banj, which the Kokomaster
dedicated to the Doroboss . The Evolution awards
is a new category honouring established artists
who have made an indelible mark on African and
global music culture.
“Shout out to the baddest entertainer we know
on the MAMA EVOLUTION AWARD. Thanks 4 the
dedication bro @Iamdbanj,” Don Jazzy posted on
his Twitter handle.
Don Jazzy and D’banj established the
successful Mo’Hits Records in 2004 which
brought to limelight music stars like D’banj,
Wande Coal, Dr. Sid, D’Prince and K-Switch.
The first album released by the label was
D’banj’s No Long Thing in 2005. Other albums
are Rundown & The Entertainer (D’banj),
Mushin2Mohits (Wande Coal) & Turning Point (Dr
SID). The label also released a compilation album
called Mo’Hits All Stars along with many other
singles from its artists which proved to be
National Hits. Don Jazzy won various accolades
including Nigeria Music Awards (NMA) Producer
of the Year in 2006, and Nigeria Entertainment
Awards Music Producer of the Year in 2007.
The label has also attracted foreign interest from
international acts like Kanye West, Snoop Dogg
However, the musical marriage between D’Banj
and Don Jazzy ended on a sour note in 2012.