Mr Eazi & Major Lazer’s “Oh Ma Gawd” Peaks At #1 On Billboard!
Oluwatosin Ajibade, better known by his stage name Mr Eazi, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He is the pioneer of Banku music, a fusion sound he describes as a mixture of Ghanaian highlife and Nigerian chord progressions and patterns.
Mr Eazi relocated to Kumasi in 2008 and enrolled at KNUST, where he began booking artists to perform at college parties. He showed interest in music after recording a guest verse on “My Life”, a song that gained traction and became a popular record at KNUST. Mr Eazi released his debut mixtape About to Blow in July 2013.
He gained an international audience following the release of the Efya-assisted single “Skin Tight”. His second mixtape Life Is Eazi, Vol. 1 – Accra To Lagos was released on 10 February 2017. In March 2018, several outlets reported that Mr Eazi signed a record deal with Diplo’s label Mad Decent. Mr Eazi signed a licensing deal with Universal Africa, a subsidiary of Universal Music Group.
Mr Eazi & Major Lazer‘s latest single featuring Nicki Minaj, “Oh Ma Gawd”has just debuted at #1 on the Billboard World Digital Sales Chart and also #11 on the Billboard Digital Song Sales Chart.
Mr Eazi made this exciting announcement on the 22nd of September via Instagram where he encouraged more people to go buy the song for it to maintain its spot as number one and also move up from number 11.
“MY NEW SONG “Oh My Gawd” with @MAJORLAZER ft @NICKIMINAJ x @iamk4mo Just debuted AT NUMBER #1 on the BILLBOARD WORLD DIGITaL SALES CHART and #11on The Billboard Digital Song Sales chart!! But I know Some of You have not Bought it YET!! THE THUNDER!!!!! Lmao”
This is a major win for the Banku singer for a song released on the 10th of September, 2020.