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- D'Banj is hottie of the week!http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01ylkln.jpg2014-05-06T15:56:00ZD'Banj is Sarah-Jane Crawford's new Hottie of the Week!http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/6e1d2796-ab2b-4ed4-8cfa-1b7214a9adf9?clipfocus=p01ylkn7Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 19 mins
D'Banj is hottie of the week!
- Serocee Sound Snippetshttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01wdsl9.jpg2014-03-28T15:40:00ZSerocee passes through the studio with some new dancehall snippets for Toddla!http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/6e1d2796-ab2b-4ed4-8cfa-1b7214a9adf9?clipfocus=p01wdsn7Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 18 mins
Serocee Sound Snippets
- D'Banj - Radio 1’s Hackney Weekendhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p00wmf11.jpg2012-07-27T16:44:00ZA highlights compilation of D'Banj's set at Radio 1's Hackney Weekend.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/6e1d2796-ab2b-4ed4-8cfa-1b7214a9adf9?clipfocus=p00wmf1xSelected ClipSelected ClipVideo 4 mins
D'Banj - Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend
- D'Banj does the Nigindian Flex with Nihalhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02ch1hx.jpg2012-05-22T23:00:06ZThe 'Michael Jackson of Africa' talks to Nihal fresh from his Top 10 hit with 'Oliver Twist'. He explains how he's only in the UK because of Nihal and what it's like to be a massive deal in Africa. Plus we played out D-Boy's Bollywood remix of 'Oliver Twist' - find out what he thought of it!http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/6e1d2796-ab2b-4ed4-8cfa-1b7214a9adf9?clipfocus=p00t0bv8Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 9 mins
D'Banj does the Nigindian Flex with Nihal
- The Rise of Afrobeats - D'Banj and Sarkodiehttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02cdspj.jpg2012-01-24T00:00:56ZDJ Edu has your complete guide to Afrobeats featuring leading artists such as D'Banj, the Nigerian superstar signed to Kanye West's label, and Sarkodie, Ghana's fastest rapper.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/6e1d2796-ab2b-4ed4-8cfa-1b7214a9adf9?clipfocus=p00njry8Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 11 mins
The Rise of Afrobeats - D'Banj and Sarkodie
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Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo (popularly known as D'banj, born 9 June 1980) is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, harmonica player, and businessman. He has won several music awards, including the awards for Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007, Artist of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009, Best International Act: Africa at the 2011 BET Awards, and Best-selling African Artist at the 2014 World Music Awards, Evolution award at the 2015 MTV Africa Music awards.
He adopted the stage name D'banj, a combination of his first name Dapo his surname Oyebanjo. D'banj is currently best known internationally for his 2012 summer hit "Oliver Twist", an uptempo dance fusion of Afrobeat and electronic dance music that topped the African charts 2011 and was a top 10 hit in the UK singles chart in 2012 reaching No. 2 on the UK R&B chart.