Zacboy Entertainment officially unveils super celebrity in Kaduna

… Says North hostile to music industry
By: Mayen Etim
KADUNA, North-West Nigeria – The entertainment industry in the North will never remain the same again, as it received a boost when Zacboy Entertainment, a music company officially unveiled a super celebrity to the public and music lovers in Kaduna state.
The budding and talented music young star, Peter Chapola Emmanuel, known by his stage name ‘Zacboy’ who’s parents held from Adamawa and Kaduna States respectively, described the region as a hostile environment to the music industry.
Emmanuel asserted this during the unveiling ceremony held in Kaduna on Thursday May 18, 2023 in his honour.
Speaking to newsmen on the sideline, Zacboy, alleged that the north is hostile to music, because they, the northerners do not support, sponsors and or invest in Western music as obtainable
in the Southern part of the country, apparently due to the culture and religious dictates.
Earlier, the Management of Zacboy Entertainment who unveiled Emmanuel promised to do everything possible to support the young artist to get to his peak in the music industry because of his talent.
Chief Executive Officer, (CEO), Zacboy Entertainment, Ighodalo Ehizogie, who discovered Emmanuel at age 10 years, said the company decided to give the young artist a platform to showcase his talent, hence the event was aimed to serve as a public relations (PR) for him to relate with the world.
Earlier, Zacboy Entertainment Logistics and Artist Manager, Don Oliver, had opined that the Nigerian music industry would never remain the same again with the entrance of the super celebrity. “All record labels and friends in the entertainment industry in Lagos and Nigeria have signified interest to partner and work with Zacboy,” he boasted.
Continuing Oliver said; “Zacboy will become an Award winner in no distant time. His management team officials have worked with so many music icons and artists in Nigeria and has contacted several producers on how Emmanuel’s music is going to be projected in the future.
Ighodalo Ehizogie, CEO of Zacboy Entertainment, (L); The Artist ‘Zacboy’ Peter Chapola Emmanuel (2nd L); Logistics and Artist Manager, Don Oliver (Immediate R); and the Board Member, Monday Benjamin Agada, (2nd R) during the unveiling ceremony on Thursday.
“Even when the company had not yet unveiled the artist, he has attracted thousands of followers in his Instagram page. This is why the Management is proud to officially unveil him to the world today to let everyone know that something big and good is about to enter the industry in Nigeria,” he added.
The Manager who described Zacboy as a raw talent, further explained that he would be having his first studio session with celebrity producer – Rexxie who has produced hit songs for top Nigerian super stars like Wizkid, Naira Marley, Zlatan, D’banj, among others. “Zac means something new is about to enter the world, hence we gave him that name.”
Corroborating the Artist Manager, a Board Member of Zacboy Entertainment, Monday Benjamin Agada, said he has been in the industry for quite awhile and has contacts with lots of artists, saying the company is ready to support the young artist, “we imagine Zacboy a leader in Afro pop music.”
Speaking on what the next five years of his career would be, Zacboy said “By God’s grace and support from his CEO who has now become a father to him, he believed he would surprise the world.
“I was inspired into music by Wizkid, and as a young boy I followed his music and then joined the Church choir. So, five years from now I see myself winning the Grammy Award. And by the help of God Almighty, I am going to make the ‘Croc City’ proud of me,” he vowed.


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