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16 Sep 2014

Oritsefemi's Manager, Danku (Yusuf Adepitan) Wins City Pride Awards


Yusuf Adepitan Adebola who is fondly called Danku has won City Pride Achivers Best Artiste Manager of the Year.
We learnt that he won it along side his artiste, Oritsefemi Majemite Ekele who won the artiste of the year award.
Danku’s profile read thus: Yusuf Adepitan Adebola was born in the 80s. He hailed from Lagos State many years ago. His love for entertainment started while he was very young.  Yusuf has a popular name that made lots of music fans associate themselves with him.  Due to his height he was given Danku by his admires. This name has brought him fame and fortune.

His management experiences started with Afro Pop Singer, Lawal Olumo aka Konga. He took him on Nigerian Musical Tour. He toured Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Kaduna Enugu, Port harcourt, Oyo State and other major places in Nigeria.
Danku was later recruited as the A & R of Foxtrox Music. He was at the helm of affairs at the record label. He released Slim joe, ‘Oti Yan Yan’ album. The song was a national anthem in the country.
After the singer left the label, he convinced the label that the next artiste the label could bank on was Lace. The Benin Republic never knew he would become a star suddenly. But Danku with his personal effort made him a star. Lace under Danku leadership, released ‘Se Bi Wo’. This was the cynosure of all eyes in the entertainment industry.
However, Danku who has love for raw talents invested in another upcoming artiste, Oluwaseun. Under Danku, Oluwaseun released Olele ft Olamide. The song was well promoted. He drives the young lad to record with Terry G, Reminices and Oritsefemi.
As a result of his versatility, Afro Pop Singer, Klever Jay wooed Danku to work with him. Klever Jay dropped Omo Aye and Peperenpe respectively. The songs top music chats on Radio Stations in Nigeria.  
When Afro Beat star, Oritsefemi reads his profile as one of the consistent artiste managers of our time, Oritesefemi called him for a meeting. The rest are history as both started working together. Double Wahala and Sexy Ladies ft Davido were concept of the Ogun State born artistes’ manager.

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