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How Fans Helped Me Overcome The Pains Of My Son’s Death – D’banj Opens Up



There is no doubt that pop star, Dapo Oyebanjo, aka D’banj, is one of the most energetic Nigerian performers of his generation. The singer is known to induce euphoria in people who attend his shows with the stunts he pulls on stage.

However, the Mobolowowon singer lost his only son some months ago and many felt it would affect his mojo. He seemed to go off the grid immediately after the tragedy and some even feared that the singer might not be able to put in his usual zeal into his music career.

However, the singer has bounced back from the unfortunate incident though he was badly hurt. He performed at most of the events that took place during the Yuletide and it was vintage D’banj

At the end-of-year party of a real estate company, D’banj gave such a spectacular performance that fans didn’t want him to leave the stage. During his performance, the singer also revealed how he was able to get through the death of his son.

He said, I have been through tough times but I believe that’s what makes one a man. You all know what happened to me recently when I lost my son; it was really a tough time for me. But do you know how I was able to get through it? It was because of you, my fans. You showed me so much love and it really meant a lot to me and my family. It is when certain things happen to you that you will know whether you are a man or not. That incident was a test for me and I am glad that I’m still standing.

Speaking on what he has for the coming year, D’banj said, You just have to keep your fingers crossed because I have a lot of things in stock for you. I am back, bigger and better. Some people thought my career will go down but I’m still here shining.

The fans still loves me and that’s what counts. I am very glad that I have very loyal fans who have been with me from the start. I don’t take that for granted because not every artiste has that privilege.

Lending words of advice to the people at the event, Oyebanjo said, You should never be discouraged from following your dreams.

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I never wanted to marry an artiste – Singer Simi



Popular Nigerian singer, Simi has said she never intended to marry an artiste.

Featuring in a recent episode of the ‘Tea With Tay’ podcast, the 35-year-old songstress opened up about how she met Adekunle Gold, her husband.

Simi said she initially thought Gold was just a fan hoping to connect with her on Facebook.

She went on to say that she met her husband as a graphics designer and had no idea “he was singing”.

“When I first met my husband, I did not know he was singing. Because I already said I cannot marry a singer. He used to do this King of Photoshop. I have never heard him sing up till that time. I think he was even a fan,” she said.

“He had sent me a message on Facebook. I never saw it. I still have not replied. I sensed that it was him that would be good for me.”

Simi got married to Adekunle Gold in 2019.

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‘I Planned Out My Life When I Was 25; Told Myself I Would Be Done With Child Birth, Get My Law Degree And Become A University Lecturer At 35’ — Influencer, Amanda Chisom, Who’s Still A ‘Girlfriend’ At 36 Years Cries Out



She wrote: “When I was 25

I had my life planned out men. I told myself that 35 I will go back to school and get my Law Degree ,would have been done with child birth and be a lecturer in the university.

See my life now, girlfriend, waist pain,three grey hairs,Throwing back and forth shades with umumbanshi , doing trader and land agent . Children who sai.

Life is really funny, sometimes when I look at the children at the home and all the English they speak about what they want to become and what they will do. I just want to shatter their glass stars and tell them ” Life will humble them in a vicious ways”.

But what would we be without our dreams, I have long given up planning my life, whatever the gods bring, I thank them and go. It is our lot, it is God’s plan and we are grateful, at least we are not an unmarked grave at the cemetery.”

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I’m First Gospel House Amapiano Artist In Nigeria – Mike Drimz



Gospel house Amapiano artist and gospel music minister, motivational speaker, and philanthropist Mike Drimz comes with a dynamic style of tunes with the release of his latest single, “24/7,” which is off his latest EP, “In His Presence.”

The song 24/7 is yet to be released on the 1st of January 2024, and will also be available now on all digital platforms.

The new release comes with a blend of inspiring gospel sounds fused with Amapiano and house melodies.

Born Michael Alieade Abuo, a native of Ogoja L.G.A. in Cross River State, he is a graduate of business administration from the prestigious Rufus Giwa Polytechnic in Owo, Ondo State.

After capturing hearts with hits like the pulsating “Tear Rubber” in 2018 and “Yeshua” and “Spread Love,” which feature the Multi Award-winning East African and KORA Award-winning artist Kidum Kibido” Mike Drimz’s long-awaited track ’24/7′ will showcase his electrifying energy.

Under the skilled guidance of producers like Soplain and Mix and mastered by legendary O. G Dan Jiggy, Mike Drimz’s new project showcases his remarkable musical versatility and his Afro-house Amapiano genre-bending capabilities.

He forges his own path, delivering a vibrant fusion of gospel afrobeats and house amapiano, all infused with uplifting lyrics that resonate deeply with listeners.

Beyond his musical talent, Mike Drimz is recognised for his unique ability to combine music with his business activities. He leverages his powerful voice and lyrical prowess through his passion for singing and spreading the gospel message to underserved communities and empowering individuals, ultimately leading them closer to faith and transforming lives.

Mike Drimz further said that it is important to fail as much as you can because failure is the stepping stone to building success. Reminiscing, he failed in so many ways; he tried so many businesses, job applications, and living in the trenches of Ajegunle, but still had high hopes of becoming the best version of himself, so his song speaks directly to the brokenhearted, to the hopeless, and to the voiceless.

Mike Drimz said it’s on all social media platforms and his latest song, “24/7, to be released on New Year’s Day, can be streamed a well, as he ushers you into the new year 2024 with hope and healing through his music.

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