Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo popularly known as D’banj is a Nigerian musician, singer, songwriter and entrepreneur.He was born on June 9,1980 in Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.

His musical career kicked off when he paired with Don Jazzy, a Nigerian producer in the UK to form Mo’Hits Records in 2004.

Under the stable of Mo’Hits Records, the duo released their debut album “No Long Thing” in 2005.The album which was an instant hit featured the great song ‘Tongolo’ which enjoyed massive air play and established D’banj as a rising superstar.

Later productions from the group solidified their rising status with D’banj clearly standing out as a great performer.

Some of the hit songs attributed to this great artist include: “Gbono Feli Feli”; “Igwe”; “Fall in Love”; “Why Me”; “Booty Call”; “Be Close to You”; “Move Your Body”; “Kimon”; “Olorun Maje”; Entertainer and “Oliver Twist”,which was a global sensation topping the charts in the UK and other countries.

This creative artist has over the years won several awards and earned many nominations. Some of his awards include:
i. Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards,2007
ii. Artist of the Year at MTV Africa Music Awards ,2009
iii. Best International Act, Africa,Bet Awards 2011;
iv. Best Selling African Artist,World Music Awards,2014
v. Evolution Award,MTV Africa Music Awards, 2015

D’ banj who is into hip-hop, afro- beat and pop music has indeed carved a niche for himself on the Nigerian music and entertainment scene, making him one of Africa’s most influential artists.In 2011, he signed a deal with Kanye West’s GOOD Music label,which expanded his international music horizons.

D’banj remains a main face at major international events where he has performed par excellence attracting the plaudits of his many local and international fans.

The Management and Staff of the Nigerian Copyright Commission, (NCC) felicitate with this great creator, copyright icon as he adds a year to his age and wish him many more years of musical excellence.