Iyanya Joins Mavin Records, Drops New Single With Don Jazzy

Iyanya, Mavin, DonjazzyThe Mavin Crew on Monday, welcomed a new member, Iyanya, to the record label.

The artist finally broke the silence by announcing that he is officially joining Mavin Records with the release of a new song featuring Don Jazzy as well as Dr. Sid.

The R&B, afro-pop singer, who used to be in partnership with Ubi Franklyn, made the exit from their record label, ‘Triple MG’.

His new hit tune titled ‘Up 2 Sumting’ was produced by the Record label Boss, Don Jazzy.

Don Jazzy and Iyanya

According to Iyanya, this comes after months of speculation about his future.

Meanwhile, the track, which was released on Monday, October 31, coincides with the singer’s 30th birthday.

With this new move, Iyanya joins other artistes on the record label including Tiwa Savage, Dr. Sid, D’Prince, Korede Bello, Reekado Banks and Di’Ja.

In a press statement, he stated: “I am at a decision-making curve in my music career where I have to make the right professional and creative decisions. At this point, I realised the need to put in solid structures in place, to move to the next level of my career.

UP 2 Sumting, Iyanya, Mavin, Donjazzy

“I think I have found that professional and creative backbone in Mavin Records.”

Don Jazzy, who broke the news on his Twitter handle also on Monday, equally expressed excitement about the new partnership.

“Iyanya brings his own unique style and sound to the Mavin Records family.

“From the first time I stepped into the studio with him, there was an instant chemistry and energy.

“He is an amazing talent and he has great musical versatility, this is an exciting time for us and our fans have a lot of great music to look forward to,”  he said.

Also acknowledging Iyanya’s entry to the Mavin crew, on his Facebook page, Mavin Grandpa, Mr Colins Enebeli, wrote: “Happy birthday Mavin Iyanya and welcome to SMD. Congrats!”.


As a means of exploring a more creative phase of his career, the Cross River State born singer, had signed a management deal with leading creative talent agency, Temple Management Company, earlier on the year.

Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk launched into a blistering music career when he won the MTN Project Fame West Africa in 2008.

The singer, who has been endorsed by several brands, has three albums to his credit since he started his music career.

The Graduate of Business Management from University of Calabar, (UNICAL), grabbed global attention with the hit single, ‘Kukere’ and went on to get nominations at the Channel O Music Video Awards, Headies awards, Soul Train Music Awards and Nigerian Entertainment Awards.

Di’ja Drops Falling For You Video Featuring Patoranking

di'ja drops Falling For You videoMavin Records’ songstress, Di’ja, has released the video to her love song titled ‘Falling For You’ which features dance-hall general, Patoranking.

‘Falling For You’ is the perfect rude girl love story with a hint of the Caribbean in it.

The video was produced by Mavin Record’s in-house producer, Baby Fresh.

Enjoy the video!

Mavin Artistes ‘WOW’ At Ghana Meets Naija Concert

Mavin Records stars staged a stellar performance at the Ghana Meets Naija Concert which held in Accra over the weekend.

Songs performed included Katapot which saw singer Reekado Banks getting married on stage and Surulere by Dr. Sid with label boss, Don Jazzy.

Check out pictures below:

Mavins Crew Drop Looku Looku Video

mavinsA popular Nigerian music label, the Mavins have dropped another all-star video with Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Dr SID, D’Prince, Di’Ja, Reekado Banks and Korede Bello in ‘Looku Looku’, a single they released a few weeks ago.

The Mavins are definitely on a roll considering the materials they have already put out in 2015.

The video for the track which features the Marvin crew, was shot for Unlimited L.A.

Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Dr. Sid, D’Prince, Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, Di’Ja all delivered a verse each on the song.

Check it out:

Nigeria Our Heritage: Davido, Rita Dominic, Don Jazzy, Flavour, Pres. Jonathan Storm DC

Nigeria-Heritage-Project-in-Washington-DC-August-2014-BellaNaija006-600x600The Federal Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and National Orientation, on Monday August 4, 2014 oragnised an evening of entertainment for the “Nigeria: Our Heritage Project.”

The project,which is centered on the centennial of Nigeria’s commonwealth was held at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall in Washington D.C.

Guests at the event were President Goodluck Jonathan, as well as celebrities including, Don Jazzy, Rita Dominic, Ali Nuhu, Davido, Flavour, Tiwa Savage, Tee Billz, Masterkraft, Tola Odunsi, Leslie Kasumba, Di’ja, Lola Ogunnaike, Obi Asika, Ubi Franklin, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, and Iyanya.






Mavin All Stars Premiere “Dorobucci” Video

dorobucciDon Jazzy led Mavin Records has released the video for its latest hit, Dorobucci.

Mavin All Stars – Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Dr Sid, D’Prince, Korede Bello, Di’Ja and Reekado Banks, performed in the video.

The video directed by Nick Roux of Molotov Cocktail Productions was shot in South Africa. It features cameo appearances by the winner of the Channel O Mavin Super-fan competition winner Natalie Pitswe.