Renowned music producer, record label boss and singer, Michael Collins Ajereh popularly known as Don Jazzy has reacted to a statement made by his protege turned superstar Afrobeat singer, Davido Adeleke aka Davido.
During an interview with YouTuber, Tayo Aina, Davido discussed his early music career, his growth in the industry, and his initial encounter with Don Jazzy, who he called his mentor.
The singer who recently acquired one of the 150 limited editions of a Mercedes Benz-Maybach car described his first meeting with Don Jazzy as an extraordinary experience, likening it to encountering Jesus.
Furthermore, he acknowledged Don Jazzy as his mentor, stating that it took guts to stand in his presence during their first meeting together.
In his words:
“Don Jazzy was my mentor. I remember the first time I saw him, it felt like I was looking at Jesus. It was truly amazing.”
Taking to Instagram, Don Jazzy shared the video of Davido speaking and proudly gushed over his achievements.
He mentioned that Davido’s work ethic, despite his considerable success and wealth, serves as a constant source of motivation for him regardless of being his mentor.
Don Jazzy also acknowledged not letting the singer down particularly because of the pedestal he placed in him as his mentee. He wrote:
“And that’s how life is @davido Now I look at all you have achieved and I am super proud of you. Even with all that success and wealth I look at your work ethic and I am highly motivated. I’m glad that as a mentor I haven’t let you down too. We thank GOD. More blessings bro.”
O.B.O in response to the note from the Mavins records boss acknowledged it with, “Baba mi,” while adding heart emojis. Watch video below: