Dancehall sensation Derrick Obuobi Junior who is popularly known as J Derobie has disclosed how Nigerian artiste Mr Eazi aided him in his music career.
J Derobie is currently enjoying all the buzz as he has been endorsed by top Jamaican musicians like Popcaan, Kranium, Konshens and some Ghanaian artistes like Shatta Wale, Samini, Stonebwoy,Sarkodie and many others.
He has attained quick fame after putting out his “poverty” song that has caught all the attention.
According to the young talent, one of his friends uploaded the unfinished song on social media and the feedback made him record the final song.
He, however, added that Mr Eazi’s chose him to be part of his #empawa100 scheme, which is set to discover and empower 100 young artists for the next three years, after his song blew up, poking number one on iTunes charts for weeks.
“Most of the times I am not that lucky. I tell girls I like them but it doesn’t work. I go for job interview and I am not called but for Mr Eazi’s empawa100 thing I applied for, it picked, and I am so happy.
“I’ve always wanted to be a musician since I was a kid. I look up to Mr Eazi and I am coming out with more songs. Ghanaians should watch out,” he told Andy Dosty on Hitz FM’s
J Deborie’s “Poverty” music video which was powered by Mr Eazi’s #empawa initiative has so far garnered over 276k views on YouTube.
Source ; Browngh