"I would be honoured to have (Man. Utd) players do my 'Oliver Twist' dance" Dbanj tells Sky-sports
Story by Jimmy
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Dbanj on set of 'Oliver twist' UK dance competition video
His first UK single, Oliver twist is set for may release. Dbanj has been endorsed by UK heavyweights, like Estelle, Mr Hudson (who tweeted about having a 'business lunch' with dbanj few weeks ago), Tinie Tempah (top UK rapper), and Man-U player Rio Ferdinand (who professed his love for dbanj's oliver twist single lately). In an interview with Sky sports, dbanj talks about having Rio Ferdinand,Sir Alex Ferguson - a fan of the song, and other manchester united players as his fans.
"I live in Nigeria and I've always been a Man United fan. In Nigeria, football is our thing. On Saturdays and Sundays, there's no traffic, you see people sitting down, everyone is in their house, watching a Premiership match or a Championship match.
My family are actually divided; we have Manchester United, which is me, then you have Arsenal fans and Chelsea fans. It's very interesting on match days, that's why every Saturday we're watching a game - either to support someone or to not support someone. Either way you're watching the match.
I was just saying a couple of weeks back, I was in the States and I saw a Tweet from Rio Ferdinand, saying he was a big fan. He's actually been to Nigeria and he said 'Oliver Twist', my single, was actually his favourite Afrobeat song. I was like, get on the phone to Sir Alex Ferguson, get me to that locker room and I'll perform it for him before he goes out for his next match.
It was so inspiring, because it's my first single coming out, and for Rio Ferdinand to say that, I know that's like me getting the stamp of approval. Tom Cleverley also gave props to 'Oliver Twist' on Twitter. I know he's injured so a speedy recovery to him.
I would be honoured to have players do my 'Oliver Twist' dance. I would actually come to the locker room - any one - and actually do it with them. I know Sir Alex Ferguson could do it, he needs to just move, move his shoulders. You don't have to be a professional dancer, you can even do it with the ball. That's the mission - get the players doing that."
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na me na me | 5/2/2012 10:06:35 AMu join devil in order to gain fame worldwide. Is a pity my boy. Run to God, what shall it profit a man 2 loose his soul and gain d whole world? Well, i pity u. Ur mum is unreasonabld at dis point u're. Reply this thread
Chomy | 5/2/2012 10:18:01 AM |
Just take ur Oliver Twist self and f**k off! mtchew!!
Nneoma | 5/3/2012 2:04:36 AM |
Money & fame no dey belle-full, its either u take it easy while going abt it and be contented with wat u ve got, or u die and be 4gotten while trying. A word is enuf 4 d wise.
jollie | 5/2/2012 10:11:41 AMna me na me is true talk. Dbanj is lost and lost 4eva. Beyouce is nt she again, a devil what beyonce is now. Dbanj is only against Don J because he refuse to join there occultic stuff. Make obama dance 2 ur song no big deal. U all dine together now. Reply this thread
mynameismyname | 5/2/2012 10:12:57 AMnexxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttt Reply this thread
Zedd toey | 5/2/2012 10:37:42 AMJollie u'r jst an anima dat has d oposit mind of a noma human bin. u open ur unfensd s***kin mout 2 judge, bt u kno wat? u'll b dia judgin a non effectiv judgmnt an wach him bcom intanationa supa*. an if u'r nt satisfyd go an arest ur moda 4 she gav birt 2 u 2 witness d'banj's sucess. Reply this thread
shadow | 5/2/2012 10:55:33 AMDapo why don't u take it easy? U keep wanting and wanting and reaching and reaching 4 more. Dis Oliver twist title is reali affecting u now. Pls take it easy and be less grasping so u can live long. Reply this thread
mimi | 5/2/2012 11:17:53 AM |
Exactly.We knw eevryone wants to attain greater height but it gets to a point where it becomes desperation.Dbanj is being desperate,just take it easy u keep saying this and that.He knws man u players would hear it on the news,pls dis guy should take a seat joor.
Blinks | 5/2/2012 12:22:11 PMBoss dbang its gud to dream big but take it easy so u dnt make mistakes dat u wnt lik Reply this thread
Afric.B | 5/2/2012 12:24:56 PMHmmm dbang success is very swt jst watch ur steps sha Reply this thread
hez a f*****g opportunist
cyberwiz | 5/2/2012 12:34:41 PMdbanj is just a b*****d..he only made don baba feel lyk a don for 8 yrs only for hm to come out dah it was all staged..he is a f*****g opportunist..all is vanity... Reply this thread
LTD | 5/2/2012 1:51:10 PMdis na pure despration.according to gravity no musics go reing forever.the devil want to use him to win more souls in Africa,oh i wishe he knows what he is doing Reply this thread
credit to dbanj
damdam | 5/2/2012 2:38:06 PMpls peeps stop saying smting bad about dbanj ooo...is it bcos of de break up na him com make some of u ibo bois of don jazzy fans start to dey beef am.....blab as for me and my fwend dbanj is relly taking naija to next level eventhough boko haram dey spoil our image 4 world...dis is truely united nation for peace of our comminity for the youth...... Reply this thread
Ferdinand | 5/2/2012 6:11:25 PM |
this comment is very d.u.m.b ...are you from opposite land?
D'banj | 5/2/2012 5:34:28 PMD'banj,u r rily makin moves,u r misin it,illuminati has finished a lot n u myt nt b excluded. Reply this thread
Pls | 5/2/2012 5:37:23 PMWhat d guy is doing,has any african star risen to dat level,it is clear jazz!shekenah!if u r a beta artist try to do wot he has done witout jazz n c if u wont end up dead. Reply this thread
chioma | 5/3/2012 4:15:44 AMD Banj u sure say this thing u re saying is true, i mean u r not dreaming. If true I will be the happiest fan because i m a United fan n not Devil don't mind haters. As they are creating heat attach to themselves. United for life Reply this thread
Bisola | 3/21/2013 3:41:01 PM |
D problem nigeria have is u bad belle dat dont like success nd fame 4 ur neighbour,dat is why u neva move forward,i like u dbanj, nd ur comment,up man united
Bee | 5/3/2012 7:39:42 AMCall it desperation or whatever,that's u all flipping business!D'banj,keep it up and ur loyal fans are all behind u....f**ls talking bullish abt Illuminati!Ur all very daft(U his haters)....U cannot make a spiteful comment abt D'banj without mentioning Illuminati.....Nonsense!And if at all he is in the bloody thing,can't u mind ur business? To that dumb ass who mentioned that he made Don J feel like the Don,was that an offence????That was full Humility displayed by D'banj.Wot ur Don J shld av done was to respect D'banj in return and appreciate him many more times than he did.U haters say he can't sing?If truly he cannot sing,then y is he basically on top?That tells u there's something D'banj is doing right about music even if he has not got excellent vocals.If many of u are truthful to urselves and are not blinded by the hate u have for D'banj,u wld agree that some of his songs are good enough if not all.Don Jazzy's beats can never in this world be responsible for D'banj's level of attainment.D'banj is himself and has made it b'cos God said so!What sells him is FAR from music so hate him frm now till eternity,as long as God is on his side,D'banj aiin't looking back... Bless u D'banj.....and like he sang....''Make we bone dem and if dem still dey yarn,make dem go do somersault'! @the arse who said his mother is unreasonable,ur very stewpid!Is ur own mother reasonable?Wot do u kno abt D'banj's mum that gave u the audacity to chat gibberish?That woman is the pillar behind his success after God and was very instrumental to the success of Mo'hits so don't jus sit in the comfort of ur homw to chat and type absolute bull! Reply this thread
Kel | 5/3/2012 7:47:26 AMUr the one who is absolutely dumb and deffo frm the opposite land!Are u daft enough not to agree wiv wot 'damdam' wrote????If u are,then u need to get ur head examined 'cos D'banj has deffo taken Naija entertainment to the next level so u berra start sweating over it.... Reply this thread
is your tym
wiz_hydobas | 5/4/2012 8:05:36 AMbad belle ppl u just dey jam talk put yourself in dbanj shoe it can never size u cos u r nt loyal as he is....dbanj u dey fast lane no goslow more honour 4 u cos is ur tym. Reply this thread
God luvs us | 5/12/2012 3:59:41 AMD'banj do you remember that you are a NIGERIAN? Do u remember your songs the way it makes Nigerians happy.you remember the song 'MOBOLOWO WON' d'banj o ti bolowo won ti pe.But kilode ti o tun pada si owo won.Jesus u started with is still ready to recieve you back pls why not come back home,if you make up your heart to come he will accept you back and Nigerians will be happy for you.D'banj WE love you and God loves YOU more come back and make us proud AGAIN WE LOVE U. They will not help you but add to your problems do you remember where you are coming from and know where you are going to? If you are not careful hell is REAL,the end time sighs are here the world is coming to an END THINK WISE BRO.WE LOVE YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! D'BANG. Reply this thread
Gods gift | 6/4/2012 2:29:25 PMGod alone knws best, lets leave God 2 judge, cus critisizin him or praisin him wil nt change anytin. Lets leave everytin 4 God. Reply this thread
Harryalvin | 7/21/2012 9:17:57 AMI luv dbanj cuz he gat style swag nd hnsum.. Reply this thread
Sweetbaby | 7/3/2013 1:43:26 PMNoisy backyard neighbours,is it bc he said he is a Man U fan that you are insulting him?,love Dbanj or hate him he is rich n famous so haters go n hug transformer Reply this thread
You no holy pass
Sweetbaby | 7/3/2013 1:53:55 PMMost of you here claiming righteous n talking about God dnt even know this God bc you are not HOLY,so just shut up! Reply this thread
You no holy pass
Sweetbaby | 7/3/2013 1:54:09 PMMost of you here claiming righteous n talking about God dnt even know this God bc you are not HOLY,so just shut up! Reply this thread