By AYO ONIKOYI
MAVINS Records big boss, Don Jazzy, born Michael Collins Ajereh is an enigma, whom very little is known about. He once boasted that he hates talking onstage and rarely ever grants press interviews.
Apart from his activities on social media very little is known about the multi-award winning music maker. But recently Don Jazzy let down his guard and granted City People, a soft-sell magazine an interview. From the revealing interview here are some facts you probably don’t know about the Nigeria’s foremost music maker.
1. He prefers bringing up new artistes than hooking up the the big boys
2. He hasn’t slept in his house in over one year. He lives in the studio at Lekki
3. He smokes cigarettes, not marijuana or any other drugs
4. He likes only slim girls, he calls them ‘Lepa toh bad’
5. He believes there are four major artistes in Nigeria, 2Face, D’Banj, Psquare and the rest
6. He likes to think Italian and it is where he got Dorobucci, at Tiwa Savage’s wedding in Dubai
7. He thinks he is an ugly man
8. He has investment in oil, owning a large number of fuel tankers
9. He got the name ‘MAVIN’ from Google
10. His father is his number one fan
11. He is a very shy person and that’s why he wears sunglasses
12. He cannot rap
13. 2Face is his favourite artiste
14. He is not inspired by anyone
15. He only respects Timbaland and Jay Z
16. No one has ever written a line of song for him in his life; he writes all his songs by himelf
17. His beats are inspired by highlife
18. His music comes first, his family second
19. He is not a fashion label freak
20. Once he releases a song he doesn’t listen to it again.