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Meet Lyta And 3 Other Popular Nigerian Musicians Who Grew Up In Ajegunle (PHOTOS)

Most successful and well-known persons we know worked their way up from nothing to something, and they said that success comes to those who stick to their beliefs. Lyta, a popular Nigerian singer of the time, grew up in the destitute streets of Ajegunle, and he sings in his song about selling sachets of water on the streets of Ajegunle to make money.

Many people assume that Ajegunle is a land of low-income earners and individuals who struggle to make a livelihood. However, despite the challenges that these popular Nigerian musicians endure, they strive to become one of Nigeria's most successful musicians. 

Below are 4 popular Nigerian musicians who grew up in Ajegunle. 

1. Lyta 

Opeyemi Babatunde Rahim is Lyta's true name. He is a professional musician from Nigeria. Lyta was formerly signed to YBNL Nation, which is owned by Olamide Baddo, in 2018, but left the label in May 2019 due to a feud with the Olamide. 

Lyta is a fast-rising singer who has been making music since 2011, but came to the notice of music fans in 2019 after the release of his chart-topping single "Time" starring Olamide. 

Lyta is a Kwara citizen who grew up in Ajegunle, Lagos State, where he rose to prominence before migrating to a larger city. 

2. Don Jazzy 

Don Jazzy is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and music producer. Don Jazzy is regarded as one of Nigeria's most respected music businessmen, as well as in Africa as a whole, for his outstanding contributions to the Nigerian entertainment sector. 

Don Jazzy rose from obscurity to prominence. Mavin Records is his company, and he is the founder and CEO. He was raised in Ajegunle. 

3. Masterkraft

Masterkraft is a Nigerian DJ and music producer. He is a well-known Nigerian music producer who has collaborated with artists such as Wizkid, Flavour, Banky W, and others. 

Masterkraft began his musical career at the age of 11 in the Ajegunle Ghetto of Lagos, Nigeria.

4. D’Prince 

D'Prince is a singer and composer from Nigeria who specializes in Afropop songs. He is the younger brother of Don Jazzy. D'Prince grew up in the Lagos suburb of Ajegunle. He's the founder of Jozin World, a record label that has Rema and Ruger as signed musicians.

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