Ajegunle is a land of opportunities – African China Chinagorom Onuoha popularly known as African China, is AJ (Ajegunle) breed. This Chief Executive Officer of A’chia45 entertainment worldwide, adopted the nickname, China because his teachers had problems pronouncing his name.
He added Africa, when he started his career in music. The singer, rated as one of the best in Nigeria, in this interview…
Q-Will you say your background from Ajegunle prompted you to embrace music?
A-Ajegunle really affected us positively and it polished us. Ajegunle is a land of possibilities; it is a place where we are all one. In Ajegunle, it is forward ever, backward never. Yes AJ affected me positively.
Q- It appears there is something wrong with musicians from AJ city. They start very well but end up expiring at the peak of their careers. What is wrong?
A-I often tell people they just have to remain focused on whatever they are doing. It is not applicable to music alone; I had to do various kinds of jobs to pay for my studio sessions and recording. I was once a barber, DJ (Disc Jockey) and also worked at Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). I played at various shows, until God crowned my efforts with resounding success. I run one of the best sound equipment companies in this country and I am also into properties.
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