“I Sold Akara With My Mom Hoping Big Men Would Give Me Money”: Don Jazzy Speaks on Humble Beginnings

“I Sold Akara With My Mom Hoping Big Men Would Give Me Money”: Don Jazzy Speaks on Humble Beginnings

  • Nigerian music executive Don Jazzy took a swift trip down memory lane and narrated his humble beginnings with his mother 
  • As a guest on the Zero Conditions podcast, the music producer revealed how he sold akara with his mum with the hopes of meeting rich men that would help him
  • Jazzy claimed that selling akara with his mother as a youngster moulded him and made him understand life better

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Veteran record producer Michael Collins Ajereh, popularly known as Don Jazzy, has shared the other side of his untold history.

In a recent Youtube interview with the Zero Conditions podcast, he recalled when he used to sit with his mother to assist in her petty business

Don Jazzy
Don Jazzy speaks on humble beginnings with his mother Credit: @donjazzy
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Don Jazzy disclosed that he and his mother sold akara in the hopes that big customers would notice him and offer him money.

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The record producer described his lowly beginnings as follows:

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"I remember it like it was yesterday… I remember sitting down with my mum frying akara there, sitting on the bench there in Ajegunle, and any big man that passes by with their Peugeot 504 or Mercedes 230 or whatever, and they come to buy akara.
"I also remember the thought in my head, ‘I wish this man would just look at me and go, Young boy, just take this; I know that you need it’ or something like that."

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In a video, Don Jazzy shared on his page that he now uses Rema as a pickup line for ladies abroad.

The music boss shared in the clip that he was recently in Paris, where he saw a beautiful oyinbo lady and wanted to ask her out.

Don Jazzy reacts as Rema speaks Hindu

Legit.ng reported how Don Jazzy's Rema was having a great time in India, so much so that he stayed long enough to repeat words in Hindu without stuttering. In a video on blogger.

Tundeednut's page, Rema, on a TV show, stunned the presenter and a huge crowd as he repeated words spoken to him in Hindu.

The crowd went wild when the Calm Down crooner made the famous Indian hand and head gestures while speaking.

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