“Music is not about noise, empty barrel makes the loudest noise”, apologies to a Nigerian hip-hop artiste. This rave-making song aptly describes the indelible mark being made in Nigeria’s music industry way back in America where he’s been busy projecting the rich musical endowment of Nigeria’s music stars. For Bolaji R Dawodu, BS. Law, LLB, MPA, CFE, sitting atop World Audience Promotions, LLC as President and Chief Executive Officer in Atlanta Georgia, USA, his artists management outfit which proud to have facilitated international performance tours of various top music stars is doing so much in consulting, promoting and sponsoring African artists and also playing advisory roles to top Nigerian music stars.
Having managed and promoted many performing artists, international companies, and secured many sponsorship deals for many African organizations in furtherance of his resolve to promote African cultures, Dawodu’s restless move to continue the projection of African cultures has seen him playing host to various stars who storms his company for international deals.
Some of the artists and companies his company has worked with includes King Sunny Ade who his World Audience Promotions outfit managed the band’s 2016 North American Tour. Dawodu’s organization also managed and promoted Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey, Lagbaja, Seun Kuti, Femi Kuti, Awilo Logomba-Congo, Mercy Myra-Kenya, Bracket, Shina Peters, Ibeji Group Musical Group in the recent past.
According to him, he is equally proud to be working with corporate clients like MoneyGram, Western Union, Colgate Palmolive, Dish Network, RIA Financial, Arik Airlines, North American Airlines and many more.
In his words with Safari News, “We will not rest on our oars until we see that African culture is projected to take the frontline position in the world. Part of this will be our forth-coming tour of another major Nigerian musician who we are working with presently. This will also involve selling some more comedy stars on the international scene.
In recognition of his outstanding achievements in the music industry however, Bolaji “BJ” Dawodu has won many awards which includes Lifetime Entertainment award- Nigeria Promoters Association-Houston, TX, Outstanding Promoter of the year Award-Nigerian Fashion & Beauty Award, which according to him have been a motivator for him to do more both on the American and Nigerian scene musically.
Bolaji is a member of National Bar Association- Washington, DC USA, Association of Certified Fraud Examiner-Austing, TX American Association of Public Administrators.