Nigerian music aficionados, Olamide and Don Jazzy clashed at the 2015 edition of the flagship award ceremony, Headies.
On that fateful day, Reekado Banks, who was signed to Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records, won the Next Rated award; ahead of Lil Kesh, who was signed to Olamide’s YBNL Nation.
Both Olamide and the Mavins Records founder said some spiteful words to each other.
Olamide threatened to beat up the 38-year-old music producer; while the latter asked the former to come collect the car prize that was attached to the Next Rated award.
In a recent interview with Ebuka, Don Jazzy finally explained his statement.
He disclosed that he uttered all he said on stage jokingly; with no malicious intention.
The respected producer also faulted the Headies Awards’ organiser for calling him immediately after Olamide’s outburst on stage. The Mavins Records CEO said he would have collected the award and left; but the atmosphere was still hot; adding that he had to react, hoping to suppress the pressure.
He stressed that he was taken out of context.
Born Michael Collins Ajereh, the music honcho is a Nigerian record producer, audio engineer, record executive, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and philanthropist.
He is the founder and the CEO of Mavin Records.
Don Jazzy reveals he has never owed his employees.
In other news, the Mavins boss revealed that he has never owed his employees for seven years.
Jazzy took to his Twitter page to thrash the notion that people entertainment industry are not serious minded persons. He disclosed how he takes good care of the members of staff at Mavin Records.
Further, Don Jazzy also revealed that he has over 35 employees working for him. The ‘Dorobucci‘ crooner also stated that in the seven years of running his record label; he has always paid their salaries consistently without fail.
He also noted that some ‘serious’ companies cannot do this.
Read what he said:
“No be say na mouth.
”I keep hearing entertainers are not serious. I can proudly say I have over 35 staff and for 7 years of MAVIN, I never owe salary. Not all your serious companies can say that sha.”