“It’s Not Banky W that discovered Wizkid, I Did”- OJB Jezreel


Renowned music Producer OJB Jezreel in an interview with Punch revealed how he helped Wizkid start his career to become what he is today.

The ‘Bretete‘ Crooner further revealed that Wizkid became famous after he got signed to Empire Mates Entertainment owned by Banky W but he discovered star boy’s talent and not Banky W. OJB disclosed that he went to an extent of convincing Wizkid’s parents to allow him pursue his dream (Music). Read below

“To set the records, I discovered Wizkid’s talent. We basically started his career and I remember when we had to push Wizkid around and take him for shows but nobody was ready to allow him to perform because they were not ‘feeling’ him at that point in time.

‘When he had the chance and said he wanted to move on and try other things, we were behind him then too. If we did not discover him, he would not have been with us. I was the first person to go to his family house to tell them that it would be a nice idea if they allowed him to go into music.

‘We have been there from day one but not everybody know this story, we don’t just make noise about it. It is not Banky W that discovered him, I did. I would soon be 50 years old and I think it would be funny if I start blowing my trumpet,’


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