Nigerian legendary entertainer, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo popular known as D’banj is 40 and having attain a legendary status in the industry, he deserves to be celebrated.
A lot would have not predicted what D’Banj would become a legend in the industry
when he first burst into limelight but he has proved all doubters wrong by breaking barriers.
D’banj who was born on the 9th of June 1980 have showcased his talents as a
songwriter, rapper, television as well as an entrepreneur.
With the entertainment industry known for having new talents on a daily basis coupled
with the long list of A-List act on the scene, Dbanj’s dedication and hardwork have seen
him drop hit singles and albums that are everygreen.
Many thought his career would go AWOL when he left Mo’Hits Record Label however
he should all doubters and critics by coming stronger and building his own music empire.
The talented singer who has speak fondly of how legendary afrobeat singer Fela Kuti
influenced his career choosing him as a mentor has achieved more than expected
even when he left Mo’Hits bagging numerous endorsement deals as well as
some notable awards.
D’banj’s award include Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007, Artist
of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009, Best International Act: Africa
at the 2011 BET Awards, and Best-selling African Artist at the 2014 World Music
Awards, Evolution award at the 2015 MTV Africa Music awards and a host of others.
Known for his thrilling live performance shows, D’Banj have given fans evergreen
songs like ‘Oliver Twist’ that blew him up to the international scene a song that was
released in 2012 and topped the African charts in 2011 as well as making it to the
top 10 hit in the UK singles chart in 2012 reaching No 6.
D’Banj is still running the big stage in an entertainment industry that’s filled with
talented singer and songwriter, no wonder the likes of 2face Idibia, 9ice, Don Jazzy and a host of other artiste respect his music.