Mavin Records has added three new artists to its team. The boss himself. Don Jazzy took to Instagram to unveil the new acts which include Ladi Poe of defunct rap group, DRB Lasgidi, Johnny Drille, Wait For Me singer and DNA Twins, evolving R&B duo.
Real name Oladipupo Eso, also known as FreshL back then; a talented rapper who spits fire, he’s got a lot to bring to the label being the only full time rapper in the Supreme Mavin Dynasty now. He used to be a member of a hip hop group of three, DRB Lasgidi comprising of Bolaji (BOJ), Dayo Ogundare and Ladi himself. Ifeoluwa Otedola (DJ Cuppy) used to be their producer and they made some cool hits
John Ighodaro also known as Johnny Drille is a 26 year old singer. He was born and raised in Edo State, Nigeria. He is from a family of seven including a clergy father and mother. He graduated from the University of Benin in 2012 where he majored in English and Literature.
He is a folk/alternative singer, songwriter, producer, and sound engineer. He started out music right from his father’s Church at a very early age, and then music production around 2006 when he first began using cassette recorders.
He was a contestant on the 6th Edition of the MTN Project Fame Academy in 2013 where he clocked out of the tenth position.
It might interest you to know that Johnny Drille has this amazing cover of Di’Ja’s Awww which is what brought him under the radar. Very promising R&B singer, he also worked with Niniola, “Start All Over” and has amazing tracks like “Wait For Me” and “Love Don’t Lie”.
Comprising of Blair and Clinton Roberts, evolved from Glo X-factor.
The boys, christened Blair and Clinton, were born on June 16 1996, to a polygamous family which had 11 other children. They attended Madonna Model Secondary School, Owerri, Imo State.
The public became aware of them after they decided to participate in the Abuja auditions of the 2013 Glo X-factor competition, just as they finished writing their secondary school final exams.
They were the second group to be evicted from the competition, following the exit of another group, The SmoothBoiz.
After their time on X-factor, they released their first single, titled ‘Mash Up Freestyle’, a combination of some top Nigerian songs, including ‘Soundtrack’ by May-D, and ‘Your Waist’ by Iyanya.
However, they were also in the news sometime last year after being kidnapped. N10m was requested as ransome. Fortunately, they regained freedom after paying a ransome (amount not disclosed).