Michael Collins Ajereh popularly known as Don Jazzy, is a Nigerian record producer, audio engineer, record executive among other things. He was one of the founders of the legendary Mo’hits records and currently the sole founder of Mavin Records. Don jazzy is a veteran in the Nigerian Music industry and is responsible for the successful careers of several Nigerian musicians like Tiwa Savage, Wande coal, Rema, Johnny Drille, Reekado Banks among others. He has delivered background vocals for several Nigerian musicians.
In 2011 Kanye West employed Don Jazzy as a producer and he worked with Kanye and Jay-Z on the “Lift Off” Music Album production.
In this article, we will be looking at the hit songs that came from artists under Don Jazzy’s record label from Mo’hits records to Supreme Mavin Dynasty.
Hit songs from artists under Don Jazzy’s record label- Mo’hits.
Mo’Hits Records was one of the best record labels in Nigeria when it was still in existence. It brought us, veteran artists, like D’banj, and Wande Coal.
This record label was founded in 2006 by Don Jazzy and D’banj. D’banj became the first signed artist to the label. Don Jazzy handled the executive side of the label. The record label expanded to sign artists like Wande Coal, Dr.Sid, K-Switch, and D’Prince.
This record label was responsible for producing some of the best songs of that era with albums like “No Long Thing”, Mushin2Mohits, Turning Point among others. Mo’hits also attracted international artists like Kanye West thereby changing the game a little in the Nigerian music industry.
Below we are going to list the hit songs by artists under the Mo’hits records.
•You Bad by Wande Coal
You bad was a big hit when it was released and was featured in Wande Coal’s debut album “Mushin 2 Mohits”.
•Be Close to You by Mo Hits All-Stars
”Be Close To You” was a beautiful hit song featured in Wande Coal’s compilation album “Curriculum Vitae” which features members of the Mo’hits record label.
•Move Your Body by Mo Hits All-Stars
This song brought to light the popular slang “Hold It, If you still sitting down, you are on a long thing”. It was a huge hit when it was released. Don Jazzy did amazing work in the production.
•Why me by D’banj
The song “Why Me” was a hit song from D’banj’s Rundown album. It was so great that it was remixed by D’Banj featuring Wande Coal and Don Jazzy. Although the rumor that the song was about actress ’Ini Edo’ has not been dispelled. It was a jam.
•Ten Ten by Wande Coal, Dr. Sid, Kay Switch, D’ Prince
Ten Ten was a hit song from Wande Coal’s album “‘Mushin 2 Mohits” featuring Mo’hits artists; K Switch, D’Prince, and Dr. Sid. It became a massive hit when it was released.
•Give It To Me by D’ Prince featuring D’Banj
This was one of the biggest songs of its time. This song by D’Prince featured D’banj.
•Pop Champagne by Dr. Sid featuring D’Banj
“Pop champagne” was one of the biggest songs in Mo’hits records. This song was a massive hit. It became the official anthem for celebrations. It was off Dr. Sid’s debut album “Turning Point”
Booty Call by D’Banj featuring Wande Coal, Dr. Sid, D’Prince, and K- Switch
This was another hit song that made waves during the era of Mo’hits records.
•Dbanj Fall In Love
This was one of the best love songs recorded by D’Banj. It became a wedding favorite at its release coupled with the fact that the Legendary actress Genevieve Nnaji was in the music video. The song shows that “Love is a beautiful thing”
•Dbanj Oliver Twist
This is the biggest song of D’banj’s musical career. It helped launch him into the international limelight and was the last hit song he made under Mo’hits records.
Other notable hit songs under Mo’hits records are
• Suddenly by D’banj
•Gbono Feli Feli by D’banj
•Kiss Your Hand by Wande coal ft R2Bees
•Who Born the Maja by Wande Coal
•Bumper To Bumper by Wande Coal
Hit songs from artists under Don Jazzy’s record label- Mavins.
After the disbandment of the legendary Mo’hits records. Don Jazzy founded “Supreme Mavin Dynasty Records” in 2012. Mavin Records started the career of successful artists like Rema, Tiwa Savage, Reekado Banks among others.
Don Jazzy has turned Mavin Records into a successful label. Mavin Records won the Record Label of the Year at the 2014 City People Entertainment Awards.
We will be listing out some of the hit songs by artists under Supreme Mavin Dynasty Records.
•Kabiyesi by Dr. Sid.
•Oluwa Ni by Reekado Banks.
•Awww by Di’ja.
•My Darlin by Tiwa Savage.
•Katapot by Reekado Banks.
•Jantamanta by Mavins all star.
•Godwin by Korede Bello.
•Take Banana by D’Prince.
•Looku Looku by Mavins all-star.
•Dorobucci by Mavins all star.
•Adaobi by Mavins all-star.
•Mungo Park by Korede Bello.
•Wait for Me by Johnny Drille.
•Romantic by Korede Bello.
•Eminado by Tiwa Savage .
•Goody Bag by D’Prince.
•Rotate by Wande Coal.
•Dumebi by Rema.
•Eminado by Tiwa Savage featuring Don Jazzy.
•Hallelujah by Johnny Drille ft Simi
•Romantic by Korede Bello ft. Tiwa Savage.
•Korede Bello Godwin.
•Korede Bello Do Like That.
It is a fact that Don Jazzy is one of the most successful and sought-after producers in Nigeria. His work speaks for itself. Don Jazzy has helped launch amazing artists into the African music scene. He has proven himself from Mo’hits to Mavins it can be said that Don Jazzy knows how to spot talent and has an ear for good music.