Oluwatosin Ajibade, Nigerian Afrobeats singer better known as Mr Eazi, has announced a monetary limit on his collaborative deals with colleague artists.
The 27-year-old ‘Leg Over’ crooner took to his social media accounts to say he’ll henceforth, only collaborate with artistes who are willing to part ways with a minimum of £50,000.
“Vacation is over. Don Eazi is back to work. Please make sure enquiries are £50k and above. Thanks & God Bless,” he wrote.
Mr Eazi has had collaboration with artists of divergent genres — both locally and internationally. But in 2018, the singer had in an interview with PUNCH, said that he doesn’t charge for his collaborations.
Recently, he featured in Walshy Fire, Jamaican-American DJ’s 2019 romance-oriented single, ‘Call Me,’ alongside Kranium, a Jamaican reggae/dancehall crooner.
In May, the talented musician joined forces with GuiltBeatz, Ghanaian music producer; Rwandan Sherrie Silver; and the United Nations International Fund for agricultural development in ‘Freedom‘, a collaborative single targeted at encouraging farming.
MR EAZI SPEAKS ON EMPAWA
He also confirmed that his brand would be pioneering a $500,000 giveaway among 50 African artistes through emPawa Africa, a talent hunting initiative targeted at boosting the international recognition of music makers.
According to him, the giveaway would be initiated on July 19, 2019.
“Via emPawa Africa, we’re giving away $500k between 50 African artists in our cohort 2 and it starts July 19,” the singer wrote.
Eazi earlier revealed he would be launching emPawa Africa on the same date as the giveaway.