World recognized Nigerian singer and music executive, Oluwatosin Ajibade, better known by his stage name Mr. Eazi has publicly disclosed the exact amount he’s spent through his Empawa Africa Foundation.

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Speaking to Ameyaw TV, he said, “If we have more creative entrepreneurs, you’d have more jobs created for people and that’s what the Emapwa Foundation does. We’re trying to raise 6 million so that for the next 6 years the program (Empawa Africa) continues.”

Between November and now, I have personally spent 1.2 millionin grants to African creatives from 11 African countries”.

The multiple award-winning musician detailed that he will be investing in the next generation of African talent through Empawa Africa, a talent incubator program that provides emerging artists with the tools, startup funding and mentorship to become artist-entrepreneurs.

To be considered, entrants are asked to upload a short video clip (up to 1 minute in length) to Instagram of themselves performing an original song, cover or freestyle, with the hashtag #emPawa30.
The program will close to submissions on Sept. 15, after which each entry will each be evaluated by Mr. Eazi and his music-industry colleagues. The new cohort of 30 artists will be announced on Sept. 30.

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