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JAJ Da Meccadon: A quick chat with one of Africa’s pioneering broadcasters

Jacob Akinyemi-Johnson, popularly known as JAJ DA MECCADON, is one of Africa’s most influential broadcasters.

He has been credited with launching the careers of many Nigerian artistes including 2face and Modenine, and is arguably your favorite Nigerian OAP’s, favorite OAP.

He is Chief Creative Officer at Silverbird Group and host of the music countdown show, “Top 7 Jams at 7 with JAJ The Mecca Don”, which airs on Rhythm 93.7 FM.

I had a quick chat with him about the evolution of music countdown shows, growing as a voiceover artist and radio presenter, and career transitions.

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Dimeji Bash Eyiowuawi on monetizing his love of plantain through Dodo Gang

At one point in our lives, we’ve heard the advice “just because you’re good at something or passionate about something doesn’t mean you should monetize it.”

Dimeji ‘Bash Aleee’ Eyiowuawi doesn’t quite subscribe to that school of thought. He is a creative entrepreneur based in Lagos, Nigeria and the CEO of Dodo Gang, a platform he uses to express his creativity and unite plantain lovers through food, fashion, art, and events.

He spoke to us about his journey as an entrepreneur, World Plantain Day, Caller Ring Back Tunes, and turning his love of fried plantain into a business.

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