Wizkid Eulogizes the Late OJB Jezreel
Without the late OJB Jezreel, Wizkid may not have been discovered. Before Banky W thought of signing Wizkid, OJB has been there to mentor and help him become a better singer. Now that the legend is dead without climbing to the age of 50, his protégé has these lovely words for him.
Wizkid moans “RIP legend, mentor and hero”
Of course, that is what OJB Jezreel has always been to him. We can remember what the late producer said in 2015 “To set the records, I discovered Wizkid's talent. We basically started his career and I remember when we had to push Wizkid around and take him for shows but nobody was ready to allow him to perform because they were not 'feeling' him at that point in time. When he had the chance and said he wanted to move on and try other things, we were behind him then too. If we did not discover him, he would not have been with us.”
He also said “ I was the first person to go to his family house to tell them that it would be a nice idea if they allowed him to go into music. We have been there from day one but not everybody know this story, we don't just make noise about it. It is not Banky W that discovered him, I did. I would soon be 50 years old and I think it would be funny if I start blowing my trumpet,”