Music producer, Michael Collins Ajereh a.k.a Don Jazzy said as a kid he helped his father on the farm and sold bean cake or akara for his mother.
The music producer spoke about his childhood days during a Black Box Interview with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu.
“My growing up was amazing, beautiful. I grew up in two places, Ajegunle and Egbeda. First, Ajegunle, I was born in Ajegunle. I moved to Egbeda when I was about 11 years old.
“My recollections of Ajegunle include four or 5 matters. School, which turned into primary school; come lower back domestic, observe my dad to the farm, which changed into behind the house, then come returned within the night, join my mum who sells Akara inside the the front of the house. Then inside the morning my brother and I will stroll to move and deliver agidi.
“We used to go and deliver it from the female that my mother ordered it from. They used to make it early inside the morning; so, it’s miles hot and nonetheless like pap. We will carry it again home earlier than it turns to agidi (like eko) then we pass to highschool.
“So, it became faculty, church, farm, and song.”
The song producer said his ardour for tune grew on the Church in which he played musical contraptions.