Mo hits records held a press conference at Koko lounge earlier today 16th of June, 2011. See the details below
The press conference which was organized by reporter Mr.Ogbonna Amadi of Vanguard Newspaper and Mr. Sunday Are C.E.O of List Entertainment (the management outfit handling the affairs of Mohits Records) was meant to start by 11:00am but started an hour late.
In attendance at the press briefing are Wande Coal,Dr Sid,D’Prince,Dbanj,Don Jazzy,Jay,Sesan(Mohits official video director),Mr. Bizzle Osukoya,Mr Sunny Areh,Mr Abbey Nana,Mr Wale, Spice and gentlemen and ladies of the media.
The conference went into full swing. Here are some salient highlights of the press conference.
• 1. Mohits Records was formed in London in 2004 with only Don Jazzy and D’Banjas first acts
• 2. In his first show in Nigeria (Beenie Man show) in 2004 D’Banj met his managerMr. Sunday Areh C.E.O List Entertainment
• 3. 25th March 2005 debut of his first album/single Tongolo at White House Opebi, Ikeja Lagos
• 4. 2006 debut of No Long Thing
• 5. 2007 Black Diamond Wande Coal was signed to MoHits Records
• 6. 2007 D’Banj’s first award at EMA Awards anchored by Uncle Snoop Dogg
• 7. 2007 debut of C.V (Curriculum Vitae) Album featuring MoHits All Stars –D’Banj, Don Jazzy, Wande Coal, Dr. SID, D’Prince and Kay Switch
• 8. 2008 Mr Entertainer Album
• 9. 2009 M2M (Mushin 2 MoHits) Album by Wande Coal
• 10. 2010 Turning Point Album by Dr. SID
G.O.O.D Music / Mo Hits Records
* D’Banj and Don Jazzy are not relocating to United States of America rather they would be shuttling between Nigeria and U.S.A but more of U.S working on his forthcoming album which would feature G.O.O.D Music artiste Kid Cudi, 2face Idibia, Wande Coal etc
* Like the saying that you cannot relocate the captain of a ship and abandon his crew, the contract is between the two labels MoHits and G.O.O.D Music.
* The negotiations for the deal started since November 2010 and was concluded on 8th June 2011 (Kanye West birthday)
* MoHits part of the deal is up to the sum of $3, 000, 000 (three million dollars) which they have provided
While fielding questions from all present, Mr Endowed D’Banj pledged not to relent in his support of the fight against piracy but went on to reiterate that he does not believe there is piracy as in his words “In Nigeria there is no piracy cos it’s the availability of the original that makes piracy thrive so without the original no piracy (laughs)”.
He also told all gathered of the opening soon of another Koko Lounge on the island (Victoria Island, Lagos).
Don Jazzy also taking questions concerning any plans of signing a new act to the MoHits label said he had considered signin the FirstLady of MoHits from the next Koko Mansion season 2 (Watch Out). He (Don Baba J) also debunked the Numerous track list circulating on the internet about Kanye West forth coming album and said he is not yet certain any of his works or D’Banj would be on Kanye West album.