Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Don Jazzy to offer best 3 Rappers 0.5 Million Naira via his ‘ENIGMA' Beat Competition
Mo’Hits C.E.O and producer Don Jazzy seems to have a way with connecting with his numerous fans. He’s either giving out free call airtime on Twitter, making video calls with fans on Skype or hooking up with some at the store to give out gifts.
This time around, the G.O.O.D Music signee has taken it up a notch as he has decided to award anyone who has the best freestyle over an instrumental he created on Saturday, July 23, 2011, titled ‘Enigma‘. Naming the competition‘DON JAZZY Beat Competition‘ the millionaire producer is using the popular music blog notjustOk as a platform to receive entries and will award the best recorded freestyle over‘Enigma‘ $2000 (around three hundred thousand naira).
The social networks have gone bonkers as rappers have started recording and sending in their versions. Heavyweight rapper Modenine even joked about recording his version ‘I’m about murk this @Donjazzy Enigma beat for fun yall!!! I’m going in!!!!’, while popular rappers like Beazy and Cyrus Tha Virus and oLamidehave recorded and released their versions.
Other notable contestants include: Rukus, Big T, Cyclone, Tesh, Pryse, Jerriey, Chibbz, Labzy Lawal, Teeklef, SplasJosh, Mataeo Vand a whole lot of others.
Ovie Ofugara of notjustOk says by the time the competition ends, they’ll be more versions of‘Enigma‘than any other song released in Nigeria. There have been so many entries that the Don jazzy has decided to also reward the 1st and 2nd runners up. They’ll receive N150,000 and N75,000 respectively. ‘I’m proud of the rappers Naija has. I’m really impressed u guys are going in hard. Nice one guys. Keep the tracks coming o. #Enigma’, the producer tweeted.
As reported earlier, Don Jazzy was listed as a contributing producer and vocalist on‘Lifted’, track number two off Jay Z and Kanye West’s‘Watch The Throne‘ album. The song also features production from Kanye West and hip-hop veteran Q-Tipas well as vocals from pop star Beyonce.