Mr Eazi and DJ AB
DJ Abba comes from Kaduna and for quite a while has been on the emPawa radar. The singer, rapper, producer and songwriter has grown into one of the most sought after artists in the northern part of Nigeria, beginning his musical career in 2011, with hit songs such as ‘Su Baba Ne’, ‘Yar Boko’ and ‘Babarsa’.
In 2019, he also received the Northern Nigeria Best Singer of the Year Award and won numerous awards for Best Rap Artist of the Year, Best Kannywood Hip-Hop Artist of the Year and Arewa Artist of the Year for the City People Music Award.
Discovered by Mr Eazi via the emPawa30 Artiste Talent Programme, with the visuals directed by the prolific Adasa Cookey, he released his debut single,’ Rayuwata’ in July 2020.
He was also included in the ‘Nobody’ Hausa Remix on the Nobody Worldwide Remixes Album by the award-winning disc jockey, DJ Neptune. He is also set to release a new album at the beginning of next month, ‘Fatana.’
DJ Abba and Namenj’s signing is poised to send Arewa music a major leap into the global scene.
Source The Gazette Nigeria