OJB Jezreel is Dead!. He Died on the 14th of June, 2016. Many Nigerian artistes have no words to say as the news broke the internet on the day.
To most teenagers listening to music today, it would be hard to remember the impact OJB had in the late 90’s and early 00’s. As the famed producer battles his kidney condition, we take a look at the 5 artistes he helped jump start their careers. This is an expository list to those not familiar with his rich production credits and a refresher to those that have forgotten the production exploits of the man known to millions as OJB Jezreel.
Here is the complete list below:
2Face was already a known star as a member of the 90’s/00’s R and B group The Plantashun Boyz. 2Face’s star power in the group was so great that everyone knew it was a matter of time before he went solo. In 2004, 2face struck out and went solo.
He sought the production prowess of OJB Jezreel who was the hottest music producer in the country at the time for his highly anticipated debut album. For months they slaved on songs that would end up on 2Face’s instant classic solo debut album Face 2 Face. The album catapulted 2Face into superstardom. In 2007, 2Face hooked up with OJB Jezreel again. The huge success of his sophomore Grass 2 Grace proved that you never change a winning formula. 2Face’s first two albums are widely regarded as his best LPs in his rich discography.