D'banj - RunDown Funk You Up
D’banj whose real names are Dapo Daniel Oyebanjo was born in the Northern city of Zaria, Kaduna State, in Nigeria. He was sent to Nigerian military school at age 11 and was expected to join the military like his father, but at 14 D’Banj picked up a weapon of a different kind; the harmonica. He was introduced to this instrument by his late elder brother, Femi Oyebanjo who tragically died in a plane crash at age 17 on his way en route Lagos from Nigerian Military School, Zaria. His brother’s harmonica was one of his possessions recovered after the crash. His incredible harmonica skills are self taught.
D’Banj is a natural charismatic, energetic and infectious performer that can hold his audience captive for as long as he desires. Without a doubt, D’Banj is the KOKO MASTER