Michael Collins Ajereh, Popularly known as (Don Jazzy) is a Nigerian recording artist, record producer and entrepreneur born on 26th November 1982 in Umuahia Abia State. His family lived in Ajegunle Lagos where Ajereh was raised. He received his Secondary education at Federal Government College, Lagos. Ajereh found an interest in music at age 12, began to play the bass guitar. He also gained knowledge of traditional and percussion instruments. Don Jazzy graduated from Ambrose Alli University with a Degree in Business Management Studies. In 2000, Ajereh visited London; His uncle had invited him to play the drums for the local church. While in London he gained employment at Mc Donald’s as a security guard. Ajereh continued his interest in music, associating with Solek, JJC, Kas, The 419 Squad and D Banj. Ajereh learnt producing skills from Emeka Infiniti at  O-Town record company.

 

He co-founded the now defunct Mo’ Hits Records in 2004. Following the closure of the aforementioned record label, Don Jazzy set up Mavin Records on May 8, 2012.

 

BIOGRAPHY TABLE

NAME Michael Collins Ajereh
STAGE NAME      Don Jazzy
RECORD LABEL   Mavin Record
PLACE OF BIRTH Umuahia Abia State.
DATE OF BIRTH 26th November 1982
GENRE OF MUSIC Afro-Pop,  Hip-Hop
NET WORTH $ 30 Million USD

 

 

NET WORTH

Based on our finding Don Jazzy Net Worth is estimated at $ 30 Million USD.

 

In 2011, He was employed by Kanya West as a producer at Very Good Beatz. Kanye West made a surprise appearance at the Koko Concert in London. He showed support to D’Banj by giving him his chain. Don Jazzy worked with JayZ and Kanya West on the production of Lift Off featuring Beyonce.

In March 2012, Don Jazzy and D’Banj abandoned their partnership citing artistic differences.

Mavin records

On 7 May 2012, Don Jazzy announced a new record label, Mavin Record ( also Known as the Supreme Mavin Dynasty). He said, “I see Mavin Records being the power house of Music in Africa. On 8 May 2012, he released an album featuring the artists signed to his label. The songs on the album included: Amarachi Forever, Oma Ga, Take Banana and Chocolate, YOLO and the anthem I’m a MAVIN. Mavin records signed the vocalist, Tiwa Savage. Ajereh built a social network platform called “Marvin League” to complement and market his label

On 5 November 2013, Ajereh had conflict with an artist, Wande Coal who left the label two days later.

In September 2014, Ajereh produced a Nigerian social activist song with Reekado Bbank Di, Ja called “Arise”.

At the Headies Awards 2015, Ajereh argued with Olamide. The two disagreed about who should have won the “Next Rated” award. Lil Kesh of YBNL records lost to Reekado Banks, Ajereh’s artist. The winner of the award received a car. Apologies on both sides were posted afterwards.

According to Forbes, Don Jazzy was rated the 39th “Most Powerful Celebrity in Africa” and also stand as the richest Producer in Nigeria and Africa at Large.

 

ENDORSEMENT

 Don Jazzy signed an multi-million Naira deal with Promasidor Loya Milk.

he also has ₦ 40 Million deal with Telecommunication giants MTN which he later renewed.

The Samsung Company introduced to the market “Built for Africa” products with their Afro- pop home Theatre launched in Cape Town with Ajereh endorsing.

In 2013, Don Jazzy signed ₦ 80 Million endorsement with Johnnie walker a brand of Scotch whisky owned by Diageo.

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Awards

2006 Nigeria Music Awards

  • Producer of the Year

2007 Nigeria Entertainment Awards

  • Music Producer of the Year

2011 The Headies Awards  

  • Producer of the Year

2014 The Headies Awards

  • Producer of the Year

2015 City People Entertainment Awards 

  • Special recognition award.

 

Albums

  • 2005 D’banj No Long Thing

 

  • 2006 D’banj Run Down Funk U UP

 

 

  • 2008 D’banj The Entertainer

 

 

  • 2007 Mo’Hit All Star Curriculum Vitae

 

 

  • 2010 Dr SID Turning Point

 

 

  • 2012 MAVINS Solar Plexus “MAVIN Records”

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