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Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Dj Jimmy Jatt Did That? Nigeria Deejays Place An Embargo On All Terry G's Songs

Day after Dj Jimmy Jatt said he demand a public apology from Terry G for slapping his boy at Comedian Bash's show in Lagos (read here), the Deejays Association of Nigeria (DJAN), has placed an embargo an all Terry G's songs.
Although it not clear if the well respected Disc Jockey called for the directive, a statement by the association revealed that it's has to do with the singer slapping Jimmy Jatt's boy DJ Phreez on Sunday.

The statement issued by the association and signed by its national secretary, Sebastian Ikpoza (DJ Desert Storm) ordered all Nigerian Disc Jockeys to stop playing all of Terry G’s songs until further notice.

Read the full statement below: 


DEEJAYS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA

PRESS RELEASE
Attention:
All Nigerian DJs in Nigeria,
All Nigerian DJs in Diaspora,
All Radio DJs, VDJs & OAPs,
All Club, Lounge, Event Centers,Bars etc,
All Street DJs,
Music Promoters,
Event Planners,
The General Public.

EMBARGO ON ALL TERRY G’s SONGS

It is with due respect that we hereby call on your solidarity to the aforementioned situation. The Deejays Association of Nigeria (DJAN) through the disciplinary committee had over the years intervened on issues affecting our members and Musicians cum Artistes whenever our Rights are trampled upon and Mr Gabriel Oche Amanyi aka Terry G have been given verbal warning on several occasions in recent times.

On Sunday the 5th of June 2016 at the Muson Center, Lagos State, Nigeria, a music/comedy show held and Terry G was not among the artiste billed to perform, he begged the organizers until he was told to perform for seven minutes, but he got on stage already tipsy and after about 18 minutes on stage insulting everyone, the organizers asked the DJ to play a different song by another artist, no sooner had the song began to play that Terry G descended on the DJ who was the head DJ of Jatt Incorporated. Beyond assault, The DJ sustained various degree of injury on his face, right in front of the Legendary Dj Jimmy Jatt.

This type of violence and physical abuse is unacceptable.

However, legal actions are on the way but after wide consultations and deliberations, the Deejays Association of Nigeria hereby place an ‘EMBARGO’ on all songs of Terry G, audio and video (including songs he featured in) indefinitely in all events, lounges, bar, radio and every other spot where it is the duty of a DJ to play music Nationwide.

Signed:
Sebastian Ikpoza (DJ Desert Storm),
National Secretary.
Deejays Association of Nigeria.


Update: Terry G has tendered a public apology to DJ Jimmy Jatt,  DJ Phreez and the Deejays Association of Nigeria. The statement which was posted on his official instagram page reads: 

OPEN APPOLOGY LETTER TO DJ JIMMY JATT AND NIGERIAN DJS Association 
It’s so painfull how things play out this days hearing from just one side.Am not here to paint myself good or perfect.Am only human and have feelings.Looking back to how this journey of my career started,it’s been one issue or the other.The negative ones fly like wild fire while the positive ones is not as wild as the negative stories but all the same God has been faithful. 
I Terry G will be the last person to wanna ruin a colleagues event intentionally or want to hurt anybody.Good or bad i have contributed Negatively or Postively to the Nigerian music industry. 
My sincere apology to Nigerians number one DJ @djjimmyjatt for you have been a good leader in the Nigerian entertainment Industry ,I also extend my apology to Dj Phreez for my actions it was due to miscommunication and my sincere Apology to the DJS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA without you guys,my music will be a total #nonesense cc @thenetng @pulsenigeria247 @tooxclusive_com @bellanaijaonline @ipromonaija @ngtrends @mtvnews @officialhiptv

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