Jon Ogah a 25year old former reality TV show star, he was born on 23rd August 1991. he’s got a penchant for mischief and he hasn’t wasted time in singling out Bally for his mischievous moves. Interesting times ahead as Jon knows he isn’t playing for any votes or the prize money, but put into the House to stir up some dust. There was a mixed bag of emotions and reactions from the other Housemates as they welcomed him into the House.
He is the true definition of what a music star really represents. He came into limelight in 2009 when he won the first ever edition of MNET’s Glo Naija Sings competition. He has a very large fan base across Africa despite having to take breaks from his music career over the past few years for his education.
One great quality of achievers is the ability to stage a huge comeback and that’s exactly what Jon Ogah has done by releasing a very impressive debut album, Uncle Suru just days back.
In this exclusive interview with Augustine Ogwo of Austinaija, he talks about his new album, embarrassing moment with a fan, the Twitter drama between WizKid and Skales
AN- In 2009, you won a whopping $100,000 as the winner of the debut season of Glo Naija sings competition. Aside the monetary reward, what did that competition do for your career?
Simply put, it got me out there into the public eye.
AN- You came into limelight in 2009, how come it took you six more years to drop your debut album?
I was very young, I didn’t know what I wanted. I needed time to grow and discover myself and back then everyone seemed to be making decisions for me. But now I know what I want and I can weigh if it will be good for me or not.
AN- You took a little break from music to focus on your education. Can you tell us about your educational background?
Well I have a baccalaureate in Business Administration and currently undergoing a Masters programme in International Business
AN- Who are the producers you worked with on the Uncle Suru album?
Niyi P and Attah Lenell both of whom are super talented and have a good ear for music. They are both great pianist as well and multi-instrumentalist. People who could peer into and understand in depth the attributes and layers of music.