It has been confirmed the popular Nigerian record producer, singer-songwriter and musician Michael Collins Ajereh better known as Don Jazzy has died.
The chief executive officer of Mavin Records and Mo’ Hits Records passed on after short illness. Family spokesperson Akinwumi Bamiro confirmed his death after he was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday.
“He was taken to hospital because he complained about stomach ache. The family is saddened by his death” he said.
Don Jazzy has also produced a lot of Nigerian popular musicians including Dr SID, Wande Coal, Emeka Infiniti, D’Prince, Darey, Naeto C, Olakunle Excel et Zanga, Sauce Kid, Ikechukwu,Tiwa Savage among others.
He was employed by Kanye West in 2011 as a producer at Very Good Beatz. He also worked with Jay-Z and Kanye West on the production of Lift Off, featuring Beyoncé on the album Watch The Throne which was released on 8 August 2011.
He was 33.