When D’banj featured Genevieve Nnaji in ‘Fall in Love’ video

Fourteen years in the past, Nigerian celebrity Dapo Oyebanjo, popularly generally known as D’banj, launched a sensational hit music, ‘Fall in Love’.

It was when a brand new sound, generally known as Afrobeats, emanated from the business.

The music was launched in 2008 as a part of his critically acclaimed album, ‘The Entertainer’.

The album additionally had different hit tracks like ‘Gbono Feli Felix, ‘Olorun Maje’, ‘Abruptly’, and ‘Igwe.’

Two years after its launch, the video for ‘Fall in Love’ had Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji play the vixen.

The music had two movies. The primary music video was launched on 26 January 2010. It featured the 2010 finalists of Face of Africa.

It obtained adverse evaluations from critics who felt the video didn’t complement the music nicely sufficient.

Mo’ Hits Information then determined to shoot one other music video.

The second music video, launched on 4 Could 2010, featured Nnaji.

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It was reported that D’banj paid Genevieve ₦2 million, roughly $15,000 on the time, for her position within the music video.

Music video and relationship rumours

Earlier than the music video’s launch, there have been experiences a couple of romance between each stars.

The music video additional fueled the rumours.

The video was shot on the Oriental Lodge in Lagos and was directed by Sesan.

The video begins with Dbanj having his bathtub.

Genevieve walks into the room when a name is available in from a sure Veronica asking if Dbanj remains to be up for a dinner date.

What follows is a music that sees an unrepentant participant professing timeless love to a girl.

On the finish of the grovelling, Dbanj is forgiven, they usually share a passionate kiss.

It was that kiss that additional heightened the rumours of the duo relationship.

Relationship Genevieve

Nigerian music lovers got here to see the music ‘Fall in Love as a crossbreed of the film and music industries.

Dbanj and Genevieve loved huge followings of their rights.

Whether or not each artists dated nearly remained a thriller to their followers.


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Later experiences claimed they dated between 2009 and early 2012.

Nevertheless, in a 2020 interview simply earlier than his fortieth birthday, Dbanj admitted to relationship Genevieve.

Award and nominations

Fall in Love was nominated for Track of the 12 months at The Headies 2009.

The music video for the music gained Most Gifted Afro Pop Video on the 2010 Channel O Music Video Awards.

It was additionally nominated within the Finest Male Music Video of the 12 months (Artist & Director) class on the 2010 Nigeria Leisure Awards.

Background

Produced byDon Jazzy, below Mo’ Hits imprint, ‘The Entertainer’ album, which homes ‘Fall in Love’, is the third studio album by D’banj.

It featured visitor appearances from Wande Coal, Particular Child, and Kayswitch ‘D Produkt’.

The album was named after D’banj’s ability as an entertainer.

The album is rated as a business success.


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