One of the sectors largely affected by the lockdown due to COVID19 pandemic, among many other sectors, is the entertainment industry. A more reliable way of earning a living as an entertainer in this part of the world, arguably depends largely on performing at weddings, birthdays, events, cinemas and other kinds of gathering, whether formal, informal or tailored specifically for the said artist. However all these form of gatherings were placed on outright ban.
Elsie Godwin speaks with Michael Collins Ajereh, popularly known as Donjazzy – a record producer, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, philanthropist and the founder of Mavins Record. He speaks on the impact of the coronavirus diseases pandemic on music business and entertainment as a whole.
While speaking to Elsie Godwin about Government support for the sector, he said the music industry in Nigeria do not have strong organizations unlike their colleagues in Nollywood.
Watch interview below:
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