Dbanj vs Don Jazzy: How a ‘fight’ between these two stars led to the breakup of Mo’ Hits records

In March 2018, news broke thatDbanj, Don Jazzy and the rest of the crew will be coming back together to host a Mo’Hits concert later in the year. Since that announcement, Nigerian music fans have shared their enthusiasm at seeing the full Mo’Hits squad back on stage again. As a result of this NAIJ.com takes you down memory lane in this article, looking at the events that led to Mo’ Hits breaking up. Mo’Hits records was founded in musicians Dbanj and Don Jazzy in 2004. The label’s first signing was Dbanj who at that time was an up and coming singer who was known for his various slangs. In fact, he will come to be known as the Kokomaster. In no time, the duo of Don Jazzy and Dbanj became household names with Dbanj as the face of the label and Don Jazzy as the genius behind the hits. Anytime they appeared together, Don Jazzy rarely spoke. Their entry into the industry was seen as a breath of fresh air by many. The first album released by the label was Dbanj’s No Long Thing in 2005. Other albums are Rundown & The Entertainer. Buoyed by their success, Mo’ Hits grew. First Wande Coal was signed, then Don Jazzy’s younger brother D’Prince, Dr Sid and Dbanj’s kid brother K.Switch. Ikechukwu was also on their books at some point. With these number of talented musicians, Mo’ Hits literally controlled the Nigerian music industry with hits upon hits. Don Jazzy also became more vocal, we began to hear him sing more on records of his acts. He however refused to release his own individual project. Mo’ Hits is said to have made over N1billion during their heyday. This was reportedly revealed by Dbanj himself. As many celebrated Dbanj and Don Jazzy, rumours began to go around that all was not well with the team. However, it was when American producer Kanye West came into the picture that things became ugly. After a chance[…]

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