Dbanj 40th Birthday: How much singer got on 1st show – Mallam Yankee
Popular and celebrated Nigerian singer Dbanj adds a year to his age today.
Furthermore, a Nigerian show promoter, Mallam Yankee took to social media to celebrate him as he turns 40 today.
in his words, he revealed how Dbanj came to Nigeria from UK for his first show.
Mallam Yankee wrote that Dbanj never knew that his Tongolo was already widely accepted in the country.
He also said when Dbanj finished the show In Abuja then he decided to stay back in Nigeria to further pursue his music career.
Mallam Yankee wrote:
July 15th, 2005 was a remarkable day as Oladapo Daniels Oyebanjo,
aka, @iambangalee flew in a Virgin Atlantic airline from London to Lagos and
in turns flew Albarika Airline from Lagos to Abuja for ‘Abuja Alive Concert’
organized by Yankee Entertainment at the Women Centre Abuja.
He never knew how popular he was, neither did he know that his single ‘Tongolo’ was a National Anthem in the country.
I paid him 150k for the show.
He realized this after the show and didn’t contemplate the decision to stay back in the country to further pursue his soaring musical career.
I could only afford international flight for Dbanj without Don Jazzy, but he came from Lagos to Abuja with Durella
Like a Nollywood flick, he and Don Jazzy took over the industry with Mohit Records that eventually gave birth to so many artists.
It was a renaissance in the Nigerian music industry.
Today, I remain undoubtedly proud of my friend and cousin from Shagamu in Ogun State @iambangalee
cause it remains difficult to beat the record he has set in the industry.
Happy 40th Birthday in less than 1day to my friend, my brother.
God Bless Bangalee…