Don Jazzy

Don Jazzy was born on 26 November 1982 in Umuahia, Abia state. He grew up with his three siblings in Ajegunle city, Lagos state, where his family moved when he was little. He graduated from Federal Government College Lagos.

Michael started playing the drums and singing when he was four. At the age of 12, he developed a passion for the bass guitar. He graduated from the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma in Edo state where he studied Business Management.

In 2000, Don Jazzy moved to London, the United Kingdom when his uncle invited him to come play the drums for the neighbourhood church.

In 2004, he partnered with D'Banj to set up the Mo' Hits Records. Under Mo’ Hits label, he released the next albums:

In 2011, Kanye West noticed Don Jazzy’s talent and signed him up as a producer on his GOOD Music label.

In May 2012, he split up with childhood friend and Mo'Hits partner, D'banj, and founded Mavin Records label.

He has produced tracks for such artists as Dr SID, Wande Coal, D'Prince, Darey, Naeto C, Olakunle Excel et Zanga, Sauce Kid, Ikechukwu & Tiwa Savage. He also collaborated with Jay-Z and Kanye West on the production of Lift Off, featuring Beyoncé on the album Watch The Throne, released on 8 August 2011.

According to recent Forbes’ list of the most powerful celebrity in Africa, Don Jazzy was rated as the 36th.

Fimile Satan! Veteran musician Kas is now a pastor

Fimile Satan! Veteran musician Kas is now a pastor

Fimile Satan! Veteran musician Kas is now a pastor
“Work with me or I’ll drop diss track for you” — Vic O warns Don Jazzy

“Work with me or I’ll drop diss track for you” — Vic O warns Don Jazzy

In a couple of tweets from Vic O's account, He said he was going to drop a diss track for Don Jazzy because the Mavin Boss has refused to respond to his request

“Work with me or I’ll drop diss track for you” — Vic O warns Don Jazzy
Will God forgive Diezani Alison-Madueke? - Don Jazzy asks after Yoruba actor attacks Diezani

Will God forgive Diezani Alison-Madueke? - Don Jazzy asks after Yoruba actor attacks Diezani

Top Nigerian music producer asks serious question about Diezani after Yoruba actor rains curses on her. Here's what he asked about the former minister.

Will God forgive Diezani Alison-Madueke? - Don Jazzy asks after Yoruba actor attacks Diezani
You have our blessings - Nigerians tell Don Jazzy, ask him to propose to Linda Ikeji

You have our blessings - Nigerians tell Don Jazzy, ask him to propose to Linda Ikeji

Are you aware that Don Jazzy has a huge crush on Linda Ikeji? The Mavin boss recently ‘revealed’ this via his Instagram account. Their love may be real.

You have our blessings - Nigerians tell Don Jazzy, ask him to propose to Linda Ikeji
Even Don Jazzy is begging me in his heart - Dbanj hints at possible reunion with the Mavin boss

Even Don Jazzy is begging me in his heart - Dbanj hints at possible reunion with the Mavin boss

Remember how Dbanj and Don Jazzy used to make fantastic music back in the day? Well, Nigerians may be getting a taste of that awaited reunion anytime soon.

Even Don Jazzy is begging me in his heart - Dbanj hints at possible reunion with the Mavin boss
Hilarious! Priest filmed singing ‘hip hop’ inside church during wedding ceremony (video)

Hilarious! Priest filmed singing ‘hip hop’ inside church during wedding ceremony (video)

At a church wedding in Nigeria, a priest was seen singing a hip hop song during a wedding ceremony. The song was titled How Can by Mavin artists DNA twins.

Hilarious! Priest filmed singing ‘hip hop’ inside church during wedding ceremony (video)
Wahala dey: Reekado Banks and DJ Xclusive in fresh beef over new song

Wahala dey: Reekado Banks and DJ Xclusive in fresh beef over new song

DJ Xclusive released a song that Reekado Banks was on but made other singers replaced him. Reekado made sure to call out the DJ on Twitter for the disrespect.

Wahala dey: Reekado Banks and DJ Xclusive in fresh beef over new song
Don Jazzy sure knows how to live the good life! See photos of him, RMD and Mo Abudu having fun in Monaco

Don Jazzy sure knows how to live the good life! See photos of him, RMD and Mo Abudu having fun in Monaco

There are a lot of countries in the world one can choose to have a stress free vacation. The Principality of Monaco is one of them. Don Jazzy visited recently.

Don Jazzy sure knows how to live the good life! See photos of him, RMD and Mo Abudu having fun in Monaco
See the funny way Don Jazzy reacted to the birth of Dbanj’s first child (photo)

See the funny way Don Jazzy reacted to the birth of Dbanj’s first child (photo)

If you are one of those who thinks Dbanj and Don Jazzy are not on speaking terms, you are wrong. The two are still very good friends, who respect each other.

See the funny way Don Jazzy reacted to the birth of Dbanj’s first child (photo)
Go and help your parents - Korede Bello tells troll who corrected his blunder

Go and help your parents - Korede Bello tells troll who corrected his blunder

Korede Bello lost his cool after a troll corrected him. The singer felt offended and said unpleasant words to the fan even though he took to the correction.

Go and help your parents - Korede Bello tells troll who corrected his blunder
Efe spotted with Don Jazzy in the studio, see his stylish new photos

Efe spotted with Don Jazzy in the studio, see his stylish new photos

If you needed proof about Efe’s rising status as a musician, maybe his recent photo will convince you The BBNaija winner was recently spotted with Don Jazzy.

Efe spotted with Don Jazzy in the studio, see his stylish new photos
Don Jazzy, Wizkid, Jidenna, Davido, others make Forbes top 10 richest African musicians list (photos)

Don Jazzy, Wizkid, Jidenna, Davido, others make Forbes top 10 richest African musicians list (photos)

According to Forbes Africa, the list was put together using factors such as endorsement value, popularity, show rates, Sales, awards, and many other factors.

Don Jazzy, Wizkid, Jidenna, Davido, others make Forbes top 10 richest African musicians list (photos)
Peter Okoye offers to sponsor Don jazzy and Linda Ikeji's wedding (photos)

Peter Okoye offers to sponsor Don jazzy and Linda Ikeji's wedding (photos)

Peter Okoye one-half of popular music duo PSquare has offered to help smoothen things for Don Jazzy and Linda should they get married.

Peter Okoye offers to sponsor Don jazzy and Linda Ikeji's wedding (photos)
Don Jazzy and Linda Ikeji profess 'love' to each other on social media

Don Jazzy and Linda Ikeji profess 'love' to each other on social media

Don Jazzy is following in the footsteps of Banky W and Adesua Etomi as he 'proposed' to blogger Linda Ikeji on social media.

Don Jazzy and Linda Ikeji profess 'love' to each other on social media
Exclusive: Iyanya speaks on Tekno's rising success, reveals why he thinks Don Jazzy is the man to revamp his career (photos, video)

Exclusive: Iyanya speaks on Tekno's rising success, reveals why he thinks Don Jazzy is the man to revamp his career (photos, video)

NAIJ.com recently spoke to musician and Mavin records artiste Iyanya and he divulged a lot of information on issues many have been clamoring to get answers on.

Exclusive: Iyanya speaks on Tekno's rising success, reveals why he thinks Don Jazzy is the man to revamp his career (photos, video)
Admire! Luxurious vehicles of Don Jazzy

Admire! Luxurious vehicles of Don Jazzy

☛ DON JAZZY HOUSE AND CARS ☛ do you know how many cars he has? Where is his house located? No? Then read and have a look at his luxurious house and cars.

Admire! Luxurious vehicles of Don Jazzy
Davido in new alleged baby mama trouble and other scandalously hot gists (Video)

Davido in new alleged baby mama trouble and other scandalously hot gists (Video)

From Davido's baby mama scandal, to Eedris Abdulkarim calling out Tuface Idibia and Don Jazzy, NAIJ.com is here with a recap of major news about music stars.

Davido in new alleged baby mama trouble and other scandalously hot gists (Video)
My efforts made Don Jazzy the success he is today - Eedris Abdulkareem

My efforts made Don Jazzy the success he is today - Eedris Abdulkareem

Eedris Abdulkareem has raised another controversy. The controversial rapper said he sacrificed for Don Jazzy and other new generation artists to succeed.

My efforts made Don Jazzy the success he is today - Eedris Abdulkareem
Meet this HOT mother of 3 who desperately wants to date Don Jazzy (photos/video)

Meet this HOT mother of 3 who desperately wants to date Don Jazzy (photos/video)

A lady took to Instagram to cry over Don Jazzy. She has professed her love for him and doesn't care who on earth knows. Get to know all about her here.

Meet this HOT mother of 3 who desperately wants to date Don Jazzy (photos/video)
Don Jazzy shuns Big Brother, refuses to leave BBNaija house (photo, video)

Don Jazzy shuns Big Brother, refuses to leave BBNaija house (photo, video)

There is always an exemption to rules made, Don Jazzy is one. He broke Big Brother’s rule as he refused to leave the house at the expiration of the time given.

Don Jazzy shuns Big Brother, refuses to leave BBNaija house (photo, video)
Davido or Hushpuppi; whose bank account will make you rethink your hustle? (Video)

Davido or Hushpuppi; whose bank account will make you rethink your hustle? (Video)

From Hushpuppi, to Davido, to Don Jazzy, NAIJ.com brings you a weekly recap of the incidents that rocked the entertainment scene in the past week.

Davido or Hushpuppi; whose bank account will make you rethink your hustle? (Video)
Lady scammer goes after Timaya and the unexpected happened (photo)

Lady scammer goes after Timaya and the unexpected happened (photo)

When celebrities refuse to assist their fans they will be seen as a snub. Timaya decided to assist a lady who asked for his help but the unexpected happened.

Lady scammer goes after Timaya and the unexpected happened (photo)
Meet the three new musicians Don Jazzy just signed to Mavin Records

Meet the three new musicians Don Jazzy just signed to Mavin Records

Don Jazzy is not playing this year! The Mavin boss took everyone by surprise when he announced via his social media handles that he has signed three new acts.

Meet the three new musicians Don Jazzy just signed to Mavin Records
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