“I wish I signed Falz and Simi, I never wanted Davido” – Don Jazzy express regret

Popular singer and CEO of Mavin Records, Don Jazzy has expressed his regret for failing to sign the two creative musical artists; Simi and Falz at the early phases of their career.

Talking in a Black Box Interview with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Don Jazzy disclosed how he forfeited Falz due to his association with another executive and how he declined to select Simi in a music competition he organized years ago.

Don Jazzy also pointed out that the musician he never wanted to supervise is Davido.

Read his words below:

“I can’t say I turned them down. For Falz, the working situation wasn’t just right. I run a firm that could handle almost everything he needed.

“But I think he had like a management company set up already. It was like Tiwa Savage’s but I had to grow into that kind of scenario where I had to handle someone that had a record label, some blueprint process.

“I equally didn’t reject Simi. I did a Twitter contest for ‘Journey of A Thousand Miles’. I also loved her cover because she was one of the people that participated but she didn’t win.

“I didn’t pick the winners. I liked her but you can’t sign anybody. That’s one person I also regretted, I won’t say regret. But I wish we worked on stuff together. The same thing with Teni. We used to check up on each other.

“I had not grown to the point that I would move you from Atlanta to Nigeria for work. Now I can and we work before deciding if we are going to sign. Before I knew what was happening, there were faster people.

“She released records and I was like, ‘okay, we lost that one’. Three hot stars. The only person I didn’t want to sign was Davido I didn’t want to sign him but I knew he was going to be huge. They have money already now,” 

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