Today is the birthday of Nigerian music producer Don Jazzy. He turns 33 years old.
Don Jazzy whose real names are Michael Collins Ajereh is Nigeria’s biggest music producer.
He stormed the music scene in 2004 after he produced the smash hit ‘Tongolo’ for D’banj. Don Jazzy and D’banj went on to create a formidable partnership that lasted for eight years that saw the producer dominate Nigerian pop music.
After the Mo’ Hits era, Don Jazzy created Mavin Records, and signed Tiwa Savage. The label quickly established itself as the most dominant record label in Nigeria after it successfully broke new acts Di’Ja, Reekado Banks, and Korede Bello into the music scene.
Apart from the music, Don Jazzy is a pop culture icon especially within the area of social media. Don Jazzy can start a trend within the blink of an eye, and has one of the largest followings on social media.
"GOD has been extremely generous to me through the years. I have every reason to be #Joyful everyday but most especially on my birthday. I have the most amazing family, the best team one could wish for, good health, the most adorable and supportive fans EVER. Thank you everybody. #HAPPYBIRTHDAYJANTA" wrote Don Jazzy today on his Instagram page.
Happy birthday Don Jazzy!