Blackface Blushes As Don Jazzy Recounts Humbling Moment D’Banj’s 1st Album Was Rejected for His Song in Abuja

Blackface Blushes As Don Jazzy Recounts Humbling Moment D’Banj’s 1st Album Was Rejected for His Song in Abuja

  • Mavin Record boss, Don Jazzy, took fans down memory lane when he and his former partner, D'Banj, went to Abuja to promote the singer's first album
  • Don Jazzy noted that when he played the entire album for the people who were meant to examine it, they were not impressed with the body of work
  • The music producer then said the people sighted Blackface's track, Hard Life, as a typical example of a hit song, the statement that got the singer proud of his amazing works

Don Jazzy talked about the embarrassing encounter he had with his former Mo'hits partner, D'Banj, when they went to Abuja to promote the singer's debut No Long Thing album.

During a conversation with DJ BigN, Don Jazzy noted that he and D'Banj went to Abuja to further penetrate their market, but the result they got was not encouraging. People who examined the songs on the album felt there were no hits in it.

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Don Jazzy, Blackface and D'Banj
Don Jazzy explained how Abuja examiners preferred Blackface's song to D'Banj's first album. Credit: @donjazzy @blackfacenaija @iambangalee
Source: Instagram

A little embarrassed Don Jazzy and D'Banj then asked the people what hit songs meant to them, and they mentioned Blackface's Hard Life.

Blackface shared Don Jazzy's revelation video about his song on his Instagram page and commended himself for making quality sounds from way back.

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The singer bragged about having levels and standards when it comes to music since 2004/2005, as he mentioned some of his hits.

He also wondered why his music has stopped playing on radio and TV stations as he condemned the standard of contemporary music coming out of the country.

Watch the video below:

Nigerians react to Blackface's post

Music lovers have reacted differently to Blackface's post. picked some of the comments, read below:


"Omo dis is deep imagine wetin he hit song den and wetin be hit song now we go front or back."

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"Blackface na kanda wey nobody fit chew. Some musicians for don fizzle out since if they pass through wetin Blackface pass through .Dude is talented though."


"Everybody knows the king. They just won't give him his flowers. Don Jazzy, na correct man you be. Thanks for this revelation."


"BlackFace has more to offer Nigeria, but show promoters are sometimes killers of Destiny. We keep believing and Moving."

Man revisits Kanye West's invitation to Mo'Hits

D'Banj woke up the controversial issue that caused the end of his once rosy friendship with ex-partner Don Jazzy by reposting a fan's comments about it.

A fan shared his opinion on why D'Banj and Don Jazzy could have made Afrobeats bigger outside Africa when Kanye West gave them the chance.

He said Don Jazzy was comfortable with Africa's best producer tag while D'Banj had a bigger goal, and the singer reposted the comments on his Instagram story.


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