Like their associates in different parts of the world, most Nigerian artistes hate to botch a chance to profit, even from a conceivable joint effort with another artiste on another melody or collection. Indeed, without standard shows, a few artistes appear to pay special mind to such open doors these days.
In spite of the fact that it is not any more mystery that most artists charge extensive expenses to highlight in collabos, mainstream artist, Oluwatosin Ajibade, otherwise known as Mr. Eazi, forgets about himself of the alliance of artistes who request cash from their associates to participate in such tasks.
The vocalist, in a meeting with our reporter, said that no African artiste could blame him for requesting cash to participate in a collabo.
He stated, “No performer in Africa can guarantee that he paid me for completing a melody with him. It is my strategy not to accuse expenses for working together of individual artistes on the mainland, however I charge a considerable measure of cash to partake in shows outside Africa.
“I have been unobtrusively subsidizing music recordings by a few artistes in Africa. I have subsidized around six recordings over the most recent two years. One of the artistes that have profited from my sponsorship was selected during the current year’s BET Awards in the United States. He is a rapper known as Kwesi Author.”
He said that after the rapper gratefully talked about him via web-based networking media, he was urged to divulge a greater stage to assist other battling artistes with finding their feet in the music business.
The artist, who has recently discharged another blend tape titled, Life Is Eazi – Vol.2: Lagos to London, uncovered that he had likewise profited by specific individuals who had faith in him before. “A companion of mine, who realized I was doing music in the college, supported my first music video. It was a birthday present from him. He additionally financed my move video, which cost him under $1,000.
“Likewise, when I needed to shoot my second music video, Skin tight, I didn’t need to pay a great deal of cash. All that I paid for was sponsored. That video made me the star that I am today. In the event that those individuals didn’t support the recordings, I most likely would not have been found.”
He included that since 2016 when he went to the spotlight, he had for a long while been itching to help individual performers. “With my new activity, ’emPawa’ – I need to find free, developing and skilled artistes. I need to give them the assets and presentation to dispatch their own vocations,” he said.