D’BANJ BUYS $2000 BRACELET
By the time you read this, he would have settled down in the United States, where he’s scheduled to honour performance engagements and resume the tour he broke in order to perform at the ThisDay Festival. Dapo Oyebanjo, 27, has never had it this good. In fact, he could never have imagined life would take this fabulous direction. But having found fame and fortune following his dreams, he’s not one to scaringly take the austere, boring route. First, he got himself a BMW 530i, after a widely reported deal with Power Fist. Now, the showbiz industry is agog with news of his purchase of a Jacob&Co glamour wrist band during his previous visit to the US. ‘he just walked into the shop in NY’, said a close source. ‘He had always liked Jacobs’ jewelries. So he went in an tried to get something cool.
But the price was outrageous so he couldn’t pick too many things. But he saw this writs band, a bracelet that he liked and he went for it’ The bracelet, which he wore on stage at the This Day music festival reportedly cost $2000 (about N250, 000). But those close to him are not at all surprised. The charming pop star is known to be fond of exquisite jewelry and expensive fabrics; they make him weak in the knees. It is however, the first time since his three year-old break that he’s identifying publicly with any major brand. Not that Jacobs&Co needs the endorsement – the outfit has on its regular list of clientele, heavyweight names like Beyonce, Nas, J.Lo, Diddy, Rihanna and Jay Z.