Nigerian music mogul Michael Collins, popularly known as Don Jazzy, has lost his mother.

The Mavin label boss shared the sad news and his personal sense of loss via his Instagram @DonJazzy on Friday, 22 July, 2022.

Don Jazzy’s mother, Mrs Ajereh

“I lost my sweet mother this morning. The matriarch of our family. My supporter and backbone @indianpicolo,” he wrote.

I am beyond devastated. I have never felt pain like this in my life but I am consoled by the good life she lived. She was loved by everyone that ever met her. She was so strong till the last minute for us even while she battled with cancer.

“I have never typed a more difficult caption in my life. Please pray for our Mums soul to Rest In Peace and for strength for my dad, my siblings, her grandchildren and our entire family to bear this loss.”

Don Jazzy’s mother is an Igbo princess from Umuahia in Abia State. Mrs Ajereh was a big business woman. She was also into music in her younger days. The mother of four lived in Dublin, Ireland.

Mrs Ajereh

Until her death, she was an entrepreneur with interest in hospitality, fashion and the entertainment industry.

Story: Hilda Katu

Media: @indianpicolo/Instagram



  • Chinyere Ihekwereme


    So sorry for your loss Sir. May God comfort you and the entire family.

  • Danjuma


    So sad, condolences to Don Jazzy .

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