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Don Jazzy biography – A security guard to a Famous musician

Don jazzy biography; The title of a “Don” is not given to everyone, as it is reserved for those who are wealthy and upright. While some are just called “Dons,” others live the “Don” life, and one of them is Michael Collins Ajereh, also known as Don Jazzy. He is without a doubt one of Nigeria’s wealthiest musicians, having also earned a spot on Forbes’ list of Africa’s wealthiest musicians.

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Don Jazzy biography; Profile

FULL NAME Michael Collins Ajereh
AGE 38 Years (2021)
D.O.B 26th November 1982
RELIGION Christianity
CAREER Musician / music producer / Entrepreneur

Don Jazzy biography; Early Life

Michael Collins Ajereh, better known; by his stage name” “Don Jazzy”, is a Nigerian musician who excels at songwriting, singing, producing, and even entrepreneurship.

Michael Collins Ajereh is a Delta State native who was born in Umuahia, Abia State. His father is from the Isoko tribe in Delta state, while his mother is an Abia princess. As his family went to Lagos, he was raised in Ajegunle.

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Don Jazzy biography; Little Beginning

Don Jazzy began playing; the drums at the age of four and began playing the guitar at the age of twelve. At a young age, he was also learning and perfecting other instruments.

His uncle, who was aware of his musical talent, invited; him to London to play the drums for his local church. He had the opportunity to hang out with like-minded individuals such as Solek, JJC, Kas, The 419 Squad, and D’banj in London. To keep his body and soul together, Don Jazzy worked; as a security guard at McDonald’s. What a story of humble beginnings! At O-Town Records, he learned how to create from Emeka Infiniti.

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Don Jazzy Biography; Music Production Career

When Jazzy returned to Nigeria with D’banj, his desire to advance in the music industry was satisfied. They teamed; up in 2004 to form Mo’Hits Records, which was such a success that he had completed; two albums in two years and was working on the third.

As the record company evolved, he signed more artists (D’Prince, Wande Coal, Dr SID, and KaySwitch) and collaborated; with international artists such as; Jay-Z, Kanye West, Snoop Doggy, and Beyoncé.

He founded; Mavin Records in 2012 with one goal in mind: to make Mavin Records a “production powerhouse of African music,” which he has accomplished. Mavin Records has caught the attention of the entire world, and it is home to some of Africa’s most outstanding performers. Countless prizes, hit singles, corporate endorsements, and other honours have been bestowed; upon the musicians.

Tiwa Savage, Dr SID, D’Prince, Korede Bello, Reekado Banks, Di’ja, Poe, Jonny Drille, and the DNA twins are among the artists included on the album.

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Don Jazzy biography; Net Worth

Don Jazzy has a net worth of $10 million, according to Forbes’ list of Africa’s 10 wealthiest musicians. There’s no denying; that he exudes wealth in every way. We anticipate more wonderful music, luxury, and accomplishments in the years ahead, as he has often stated; that he hasn’t yet arrived where he wants to be.

Don Jazzy biography; Marital Status

Mavin Boss was claimed; to have married at the age of 20, divorced at the age of 22, and according to Don Jazzy, the marriage didn’t work out because “he put music before of his family.” He revealed; why the marriage didn’t work out by saying it was because he prioritized; music over his family.

“I adored both love and marriage. Michelle is stunning on the inside and out, and she has such a gentle heart. But then, because I was so young and full of dreams, I messed everything up by devoting all of my time to my music. Music took precedence over my family.

“When I was 22, we divorced, and it was a difficult time for me. I’m still in love with my music, and I wouldn’t want to marry someone else and f**k it up all over again. As a result, I’m taking my time,”

he stated; on Instagram.

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Don Jazzy biography; Celebrity Brother

D’Prince is the stage name of Charles Enebeli, a Nigerian Afropop music artist and performer who is Don Jazzy’s younger brother.

Mavin Records has a reputation for quality music, having signed and produced; some of the most popular tracks. Some of Nigeria’s biggest talents, including Rekado Banks, John Drille, Korede Bello, Dija, and many others, all got together to perform “DOROBUCCI,” which was a massive smash not only in Nigeria’s music industry but also around the world.

Don Jazzy biography; Other Businesses

Don Jazzy is already a success and a power in the music industry, and he has expanded; his business portfolio as a shrewd businessperson.

Mavin Energy Limited, which he foundedl with his younger brother in 2013, was his first foray into the oil industry. The company specializes in delivering petroleum goods to homes and businesses, including diesel, gasoline, kerosene, and cooking gas.

You can’t just sit around and watch masquerades; you have to keep up with the times. Everything we do is influenced by technology. As a brilliant person, he joined Dele Odufuye, a Nigerian technological expert, to establish Flobyt Wifi in 2017.

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Albums produced by Don Jazzy;

  • D’banj – No Long Thing (2005)
  • D’banj – RunDown Funk U Up (2006)
  • Mo’ Hits All Stars – Curriculum Vitae (2007)
  • D’banj – The Entertainer (2008)
  • Wande Coal – Mushin2Mohits (2008)
  • Dr SID Turning Point (2010)
  • MAVINS – Solar Plexus  (2012)
  • D’Prince Frenzy
  • Tiwa Savage Once Upon A Time & RED
  • Dr Sid Siduction
  • Reekado banks Spotlight
  • Korede Bello Belloved

Don Jazzy Biography; Awards

  • 2006 Producer of the Year at Nigerian Music Awards
  • 2007 Music Producer of the Year at Nigerian Entertainment Awards
  • 2011 Producer of the Year at the Headies
  • 2014 Producer of the Year at the Headies
  • 2015 Special Recognition Award at City People Entertainment Awards
  • 2015 Special Recognition Award at the Headies

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Q. Which state is Don Jazzy from ?

A. Don jazzy hails from Delta state

Q. Is Don Jazzy married ?

A. He was married when he was 20, but got divorced at 22, till now he is still single

Q. What is Don Jazzy real name ?

A. Don jazzy real name is; Michael Collins Ajereh

Q. How old is Don Jazzy ?

A. He is presently 38 years (2021)


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