D’banjhas been relevant in the industry for many years. Back when he and Don Jazzy were a team they churned out mega hits like ‘tongolo’, ‘why me’, ‘mobolowowon’, ‘socor’and several others.After the massive split that rocked the music industryD’banjwent ahead to start his own record label calledDB Records.
So far in 2014D’banjthough has released songs‘omini’, ‘bother you’ he has had several other achievements that are not music related.
Here are 10 of D’banj’s applaudable accomplishments in 2014.
Beats by Dre ambassadorship :In October 2014, D’banj was signed on as the firstAfrican Beats by Dre ambassador. He is also set to launch his line of gold headphones and speakers in December 2014.
Signed Tonto Dikeh :Controversial Nollywood actressTonto Dikehwas signed on to Dbanj’sDB RecordsasPoko Lee, the Duchess of theLee Dynastyin May 2014.
Endorsed American Politician :Nigerian super star campaigned forBobby Shriverwho is the aspiring Mayor of Los Angeles.
Collaboration with Akon :After his huge collabo with American rapper Kanye West, Dbanj has teamed up with another AmericanAkonon two new tracks.
He delivered a TEDx speech :The‘Oliver Twist‘ singer made another huge step towards cementing his super star status when he gave aTEDxspeech in Washington DC.
He got a female manager :Dbanj changed things up a bit after firing his old manager Tony and hired his international booking agentTonya Merrittto be his manager in October 2014.
Interviews on top media stations :This year alone Dbanj has been interviewed on giant American stationABCnews,BBCin London andYouTubealso in London.
Met Influential celebrities :Dbanj is now rubbing shoulders with the likes ofBill GatesandBonoof Irish music bandU2.
He launched koko garri :As a part of his passion for development of African agriculture he launched his own brand of garri calledKoko garriin March 2014.
One campaign song :Dbanjwho is a major person at the forefront of theOne Campaignmasterminded the song‘Cocoa na chocolate’which brought together African singers to promote theagricultural sector.
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