Last night, Nigerian superstar and entrepreneur Dapo Oyebanjo is popularly known as ‘D’banj’ was hosted by Youtube music at the Landmark Event Centre Lagos where the iconic artist received a special ‘Silver Creator Award’ for hitting 100,000 subscribers.
He adopted the stage name D’banj, a combination of his first name, Dapo, and his surname, Oyebanjo. D’banj is currently best known internationally for his 2012 summer hit “Oliver Twist”, an uptempo dance fusion of Afrobeat and electronic dance music that topped the African charts in 2011 and was a top 10 hit in the UK singles chart in 2012 reaching No. 2 on the UK R&B chart. As of 2016, D’banj is ranked to be the richest solo musician in Nigeria according to T.I.N Magazine.
Dbanj was a panellist at the “YouTube Week” where he shared the tips and tricks behind his impact in various sectors of the Nigerian economy through his multiple award-winning music career.
Over the course of his 14-year career, he boasts of his “CREAM” platform which has generated over 15 million dollars and garnered over 3.5 million subscribers since its inception in 2016 and through which he produced one of Nigeria’s biggest hit tracks “Legbegbe” by Mr Real.