10 Huge Things D’banj Has Accomplished This Year


Internationally renown Nigerian mega star D’banj has
made several news worthy accomplishments this year.
D’banj has 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 industry
D’banj went ahead to start his own record label called
DB Records.
So far in 2014 D’banj though 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.
1. Beats by Dre ambassadorship : In October 2014,
D’banj was signed on as the first African Beats by
Dre ambassador » . He is also set to launch his line
of gold headphones and speakers in December
2. Signed Tonto Dikeh : Controversial Nollywood
actress Tonto Dikeh was signed on to Dbanj’s DB
Records as Poko Lee » , the Duchess of the Lee
Dynasty » in May 2014.
3. Endorsed American Politician : Nigerian super star
campaigned for Bobby Shriver » who is the
aspiring Mayor of Los Angeles.
4. Collaboration with Akon : After his huge collabo with
American rapper Kanye West, Dbanj has teamed up
with another American Akon » on two new tracks.
5. He delivered a TEDx speech : The ‘Oliver Twist ‘
singer made another huge step towards cementing
his super star status when he gave a TEDx »
speech in Washington DC.
6. He got a female manager : Dbanj changed things up
a bit after firing his old manager Tony and hired his
international booking agent Tonya Merritt » to be
his manager in October 2014.
7. Interviews on top media stations : This year alone
Dbanj has been interviewed on giant American
station ABC news, BBC in London and YouTube also
in London.
8. Met Influential celebrities : Dbanj is now rubbing
shoulders with the likes of Bill Gates and Bono of
Irish music band U2 .
9. He launched koko garri : As a part of his passion for
development of African agriculture he launched his
own brand of garri called Koko garri » in March
0. One campaign song : Dbanj » who is a major
person at the forefront of the One Campaign
» masterminded the song ‘Cocoa na chocolate’
which brought together African singers to promote
the agricultural sector. »


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