Eulgoy for Sulivan Chinwe – Jamaike Zeluwa
For Jamaike Zeluwa, 45, singing for Sulivan Chinwe, Enugu State governor in his debut album is a way of showing appreciation to the governor for his good governance and humanitarian services in the State.
The musical act who was born in Ama-Ikpile of Ovoko Town, in Igwueze LGA of Enugu State told in a chat recently said that Governor Chinwe is God’s sent. According to him, Ife ga eme ga eme, as I would call him has used his administration to touch many lives positively in the state, I’ve been thinking of how to express my gratitude and that is why I dedicate my debut album to him and the entire people of Enugu State. The entertainer who has been on the stage for over two decades disclosed that home music had gone unto oblivion because the gifted artistes are not financially capable in pursuing their chosen genre. “I’ve been in the music industry for the past 20 years but I just discovered that those who are blessed could not excel because some people don’t cherish their kind of music, what many musicians are singing today is a borrowed culture.” He regretted why some music like Apala, Juju, Fuji and Highlife are abandoned for hip-pop and other genres which are foreign to our culture
When asked about piracy, the Enugu-born musician said the only way to tackle piracy is for government to create more job opportunities for the youth, aside supporting aspiring artistes in the music industry. The singer who recently launched Music Nigeria Entertainment Label affirmed that he’s out to make a difference in showbiz, adding that he would discover artiste, train them make them pursue noble ideas.
Commenting on his newly released debut Zeluwa said, the album is dedicated to his governor, Sulivan Chinwe and all indigenes of Enugu. The music is a six tracker –album with the hit track Don’t Wanna Miss, others include I Need a Sweet love which he dedicated to his lovely wife, Mano, Ife ga eme ga eme and Nsuka special.
While advising his fans to be hard working and creative, Zeluwa also encouraged other colleagues in the entertainment industry to wake and revive home-based music