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Barry Jhay says Davido saved him from “illegal” deal he signed with Kizz Daniel’s Flyboy Incf

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Barry Jhay says Kizz Daniel says he signed an illegal deal with Kizz Daniel's Flyboy Inc. (Spotify)

Barry Jhay says Kizz Daniel says he signed an illegal deal with Kizz Daniel’s Flyboy Inc. (Spotify)

Barry Jhay claims the deal was “illegal” because the Flyboy Inc was not registered at the time he signed the contract.
In 2018, Nigerian artist became a sleeper sensation. He released his single, ‘Aiye’ which documented the happenings of how Nigerian the unsavoury parts of life. 
On June 24, 2019, the singer appeared onCool FM to discuss his label situation OAP, D2tun.
During the chat, he discussed how Nigerian superstar, Davido saved him from a bad deal he signed with Kizz Daniel’s record company, Flyboy Inc three years ago. The deal ended without Barry releasing any song on the label. 
While he was reluctant to talk about the deal, he did says, “Time wasters are time wasters and we have to move on. That’s all I have to say.”
As the chat continued, the singer revealed Davido was his hero because he “helped me get out of the deal (with Flyboy Inc.)” He said Davido, “Did everything he could” to help him get out of the deal.
Although Barry Jhay claims to have signed a document with ‘Flyboy Inc,’ he claims the deal was illegal because the company was not registered at the time. He also claims that after he found out that the company was not registered, he actually registered Flyboy Inc.
When he was quizzed by D2tun on how Flyboy could actually be his, he said, “If he (Kizz Daniel) wants papers to the company, he (Kizz Daniel) should holla at the boy.”
He was also the first artist on Flyboy Inc. The talented singer has since left, but he is now signed to his friend’s label, Cash Nation Records. 
As the interview ended, the son of an entertainment Lawyer, Barry Jhay said that if he wants to sue Kizz Daniel, he will, but says that he’s better after leaving Flyboy Inc.
You might remember that Nigerian singer, Kizz Daniel left his former record label, G Worldwide under acrimonous circumstances. He indicated that he signed what Nigerian artists call a ‘slave contract.’
You can watch the chat here;

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Wizkid is Africa’s Apple Music Artist of the Year award recipient for 2021

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Wizkid (sobriquet Big Wiz or StarBoy) receives the honour as Apple Music Artist of the Year (Africa) for 2021. The annual award held by the premier streaming platform praises individual artites for having a stellar year on its music platform both through streams and culturally.

On Wizkid winning, an excerpt from Apple Music reads: ” In October 2020, he released “Made in Lagos,” his critically acclaimed and most commercially successful album, which included his hit song “Essence,” a track that gained 125 million plays on Apple Music and over 2.8 million Shazams. This past year, he’s been the most streamed African artist on the continent on Apple Music and ranked on the Daily Top 100 charts in 60 countries, in addition to his monthly plays on Apple Music growing by more than 250 percent outside of Africa.”

“Thank you to Apple Music for this award”, Wizkid said, continuing, “It’s a blessing to get to do what I do, and I’m proud to be representing for Africa.”, Ayodeji “Wizkid” Balogun says in thank you speech. The Apple Music Award, the third annual series will air on Apple Music and Apple TV starting Tuesday, December 7, 2021.

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Dj Wapsam takes his self named clothing line up a notch, launches online storefront

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During the pandemic, Dj Wapsam like everyone else was scouting for opportunities online, to get his DJing skills to more people, countless audiomack mixes, whatsApp broadcast messages until he found the right platform, Tiktok roughly six months later, his strategy was simple yet hard, create a catchy adlib, the resonate a phrase that a listener won’t easily forget, the uptrend started with Ibon “wonti yi ibon, esare o esare o” shortly after the 1 mins videos was everyone, people reposting, apart from his Djing skills, one thing Wapsam didn’t let go is his clothing line! Shopwapsam now!

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See how this 24 years old Nigerian is harnessing the power of WhatsApp to create a community of super cool Gen Z

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One of the greatest way to build wealth is through adding value to ones immediate community, even startup fundraising have a family & friends round, this is because unlike institutional investors, these people are ready to carry you when you fail, this is what Akinlusi Funso Oluwagbenga, 24 is leveraging to build a brand, in Western Africa, Nigeria to be precise, WhatsApp TV is thing, people use there large audiences, status views to bill prospective customers for ads placement but there is a downside to the model, unverified news, misinformation, nudity, most importantly non-active viewers, for most 5000 views only 100 are engaging in post, these are the challenges making the once shining means of social influencing die down until January last year when Funso started his Captain Awesome TV, the Nigerian influencer has always referred to himself as a social media influencer not just a WhatsApp TV admin, but this wasn’t what brought the distinction, it was the way be carefully built his audience from zero to close to 10k active status views to his highly curated itinerary of events from music and entertainment gist to politics and football commentary, and highly engaging programs around topics like sex education, relation tips to spear heading campaigns which say the TV community give a huge amount of money to the less privileged etc.

When asked why he is being thorough in an industry people don’t really appreciate he said “everyone project there non existent, advanced version on Instagram, fake there level of intellect on twitter, but WhatsApp is where you really know people because it’s like there safe and private space, where no one is really watching, so people’s opinion about a brand or service in the space tends to be from an honest point of view not clout for retweets or likes”

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