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Why Dbanj is the most influential artiste in Africa (SEE PHOTOS)

Dapo Oyebanjo popularly known by his stage name D’banj is without a doubt the most influential celebrity in Nigeria and the world as well.

The entertainer has gone through a whole lot and transformation and has become a household name who is steady putting Nigeria on the entertainment radar around the world.

The 34-year-old music star has transformed from just a harmonica player to become a household name. We take a good look at 20 very unique photos with top notch celebrities that D’banj has taken that makes us feel he is without a single atom of doubt one of the most influential entertainers in Africa.

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D’banj & Idris Elba – Idrissa Akuna “Idris” Elba is a British actor, producer, singer, rapper, and DJ. Elba is best known for his portrayal of drug lord and aspiring businessman Russell “Stringer” Bell in the HBO series.

D’banj brought him to Nigeria to anchor his Koko Concert in December 2012.

 

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D’banj & Ludacris – Christopher Brian “Chris” Bridges, better known by his stage name Ludacris, is an American rapper, entrepreneur and actor. D’banj was spotted with Ludacris in September, 2012.

D’banj was a guest at Ludacris 7th annual “Luda Day weekend” in Atlanta.

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D’banj & Snoop Dogg – Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr, best known as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, and actor. He has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. His music career began in 1992 when he was discovered by Dr. Dre.

D’banj featured Snoop Dogg in his Mr Endowed remix song and a video for the song was released in February, 2011.

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D’banj & President Goodluck Jonathan – D’banj has risen so much in popularity that he interviewed the President in 2011.

D’banj also had the President rock his custom BeatsByDre weeks after he was named an Ambassador for the Apple Brand’s headphone line.

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D’banj & Kenyan Group, Sauti Sol – Sauti Sol is a Kenyan afro-pop band formed in Nairobi by vocalists Bien-Aimé Baraza, Willis Chimano and Delvin Mudigi in 2005. Initially an a capella group, guitarist Polycarp Otieno joined before they named themselves Sauti.

D’banj hosted an industry Nite in Dubai, alongside Sauti Sol in 2015

 

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D’banj & Kanye West – Kanye West in June 2011 signed, D’banj to his, G.O.O.D music label. Kanye West said he saw great prospects for the Nigerian music community and D’banj was the future of African music.

D’banj also feartured Kanye West on the remix of his ‘Scapegoat’ song. There are reports that D’banj is no longer signed under Kanye West.

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D’banj with Pusha T & Common – Terrence Thornton, better known by his stage name Pusha T, is an American hip hop recording artist from Virginia Beach, Virginia while Common is a is an American hip hop recording artist and actor from Chicago, Illinois.

D’banj featured on Kanye West’s track alongside, Pusha T and Common in 2012.

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D’banj and Awilo Longomba – D’banj also posed for a photo with Congolese music star, Awilo Longomba.

Awilo’s music was a hit in Nigeria in the late 90’s with his Makossa music sound and dance.

d9D’banj and Bill Gates – William Henry “Bill” Gates III is an American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor who has a net worth of $79.3billion.

D’banj posed for a photograph with the world’s second richest man at an event he was invited to by U2’s Bono.

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D’banj and Aliko Dangote – Alhaji Aliko Dangote, MFR, GCON is a business magnate in Nigeria. who owns the Dangote Group, which has interests in commodities.

D’banj posed with the Africa’s richest man while showing off his Koko Garri. The Billionaire endorsed the D’banj branded garri which he thought was a very good product.

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D’banj and Fally Ipupa – D’banj posed with multi-award winning Congolese singer and they both looked dapper together.

D’banj and Fally Ipupa recorded a song together titled Nous Les Meilleurs (We The Best) in 2013

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D’banj and Kenya Moore – Kenya Summer Moore is an American actress, model, author, television personality, producer and former Miss USA.

D’banj reportedly dated her briefly and it looks like it didn’t work out pretty well between the two of them.

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D’banj and Big Sean – Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, better known by his stage name Big Sean, is an American rapper from Detroit, Michigan. Big Seansigned with Kanye West’s GOOD Music in 2007, Def Jam Recordings in 2008, and Roc Nation in 2014.

D’banj featured Big Sean on his track titled ‘Blame it on the money’ which also had Snoop Dogg on the track.

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D’banj and Wiz Khalifa – Cameron Jibril Thomaz, better known by the stage name Wiz Khalifa, is an American rapper. He released his debut album, Show and Prove, in 2006, and signed to Warner Bros. Records in 2007.

The Kokomaster was among the invited guest as one of G.O.O.D Music finest rapper, Big Sean celebrated his 25th birthday at a restaurant in Beverly Hills, Califonia on the 25th of March. One of the notable face from guest at the party was Wiz khalifa.

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D’banj with Wale and Olamide – Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, better known by his stage name Wale, is an American rapper from Washington, D.C.. He rose to prominence in 2006, when his song “Dig Dug” became popular in his hometown.

D’banj posed for a photo with Wale when he visited Nigeria, the photograph was taken at Don Jazzy’s studio where it seemed like they worked on a song together alongside other artists.

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D’banj and Sudanese billionaire and entrepreneur, Mo Ibrahim – Dr Mohamed “Mo” Ibrahim is a Sudanese-British mobile communications entrepreneur and billionaire. He worked for several other telecommunications companies before founding Celtel.

D’banj met with the billionaire at the same event where he met Bill Gates.

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D’banj and Akon – Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam, known as Akon, is an American R&B and hip hop recording artist, songwriter, and record producer.

D’banj worked with Akon on the remix of his massive single ‘Feeling The Nigga’. The video was released earlier this year.

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D’banj and Amber Rose – Amber Levonchuck, professionally known asAmber Rose, is an American hip hop model, hip hop artist, fashion designer and actress.

Amber Rose was in Nigeria to host D’banj’s 10th anniversary event.

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D’banj and Bonang Matheba – Bonang is South Africa’s favourite media personality. A radio host, tv presenter and style icon- she is known for her electric personality, husky voice.

D’banj was rumored to be dating the South-African OAP, although they’re yet to reveal it officially.

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