Veteran Nigerian singer, Djinee, was involved in a ghastly car accident and is currently recuperating at the hospital from injuries sustained in the accident.
The accident occurred on Monday, August 27, 2018, in the Lekki axis of Lagos Island.
According to movie director, Abinibi who posted a video and photos from the accident scene on his Instagram page, he presently receiving treatment and recovering at an undisclosed hospital.
“My friend @djinee was involved in a ghastly accident Monday morning around 1 am somewhere in Lekki. It’s a miracle he survived! He’s currently receiving treatment and recovering accordingly. Please keep him in your prayers. His phones lines are not available at the moment but you can reach me if it’s important,” he wrote.
Djinee real/full name is Osayamwen Nosa Donald , is a Nigerian musician,song writer, producer and TV presenter/veejay. A native of Edo State, he grew up in Lagos and schooled at Ladoke Akintola University.
He grew in a family of ardent music lovers and sang in the school choir. His music is influenced by pop and classical music as well as rhythm and blues.
Djinee was once a Veejay at Soundcity before he began singing professionally in 2005. He dropped his popular single ‘Ego’ which brought him to lime light and subsequently his debut self-titled album which featured the popular single ‘Overkillin’ in 2009.
Djinee established himself quite well in the music business without trying to push or mimic existing brands. He created his niche and has continued to excel as an artiste who knows exactly what he can deliver. In May 2008 at the Nigerian music awards he was presented with the Voice of the year award. In June 2009 He released the self-titled album titled “DJINEE”. This saw him engaging the services of seasoned producers like Cobhams, Rymzo, Don Jazzy, M I and Jesse jags. The hit song “Overkillin'” which has become a national anthem was in that album.
For 5 years he worked as a presenter for the music and lifestyle station SOUNDCITY where he put in dedicated time into the job as a Producer/Anchorman. Currently, Djinee co-owns a production company ‘Kreazivity Works’ under which his work is being produced.
Influenced by greats like, Luciano Pavarotti, Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay, MajekFashek, and Rex Lawson ,Djinee is currently preparing for the release of his sophomore album. His latest single and video “ON ME” ft Muna is currently gaining a lot of airplays and online buzz. Djinee, who also plays the guitar with his amazing 11-man band, can be well described as a modern day African man who’s passionate about his arts.