Michael Collins Ajereh

Don Jazzy
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Updated: Nov 16, 2021

Michael Collins Ajereh, popularly known by his stage name ‘Don Jazzy’ or Don Baba Jay is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and on top of all, a philanthropist. Don Jazzy was born on 26th November 1982 in Umuahia, Abia state, but he is originally from Delta state.

He collaborated with D’Banj to form the defunct Mo’Hits Records in 2004. In March 2012, Don Jazzy and D’Banj separated based on artistic differences.

In 2011, Kanye West employed Don Jazzy as producer at Very Good Beatz, where he worked with Kanye West and Beyonce.

In 2012, he formed Mavin Record with the desire of making it the production power house of African music. The Record Label has produced some of Nigerian most talented musicians with the likes of Tiwa Savage, Dr SID, Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, Ladipoe, Johnny Drille, the DNA twins and Rema.



2006 – Producer of the Year at Nigerian Music Awards

2007 – Music Producer of the Year, Nigerian Entertainment Awards

2011 – Producer of the Year for ‘Over the Moon’, ‘Mr Endowed’ and ‘Pop Something’, The Headies

2014 – Producer of the Year for Dorobucci, The Headies

2015 – Special Recognition Award, City People Entertainment Award

2019 – New Discovery Producer, The Beatz Award TM



He is currently not married yet, and he has no kids.


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