Obama DMW real name Habeeb Uthman was a leading Nigerian entertainment executive, artist manager, and the CEO and founder of Obama Music Worldwide (OMW) record label.
He was affiliated with the Davido Music Worldwide family and 30 Billion Gang.
Date of Birth
He was born on January 29 ( year unknown ) and died on the 29th of June, 2021.
Obama DMW was raised in a Muslim household. As a teenager, he always had an interest for the entertainment business.
This explained why he always attended and organized music shows while he was in a university student.
Though he was a science student, he started managing upcoming artists in his institution of learning.
Obama DMW completed his elementary and secondary school in top private schools in Lagos.
He bagged a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Lagos.
After completing his university education, Obama DMW relocated to Canada to pursue greener pastures -while in the country, he studied artiste management.
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When he returned back to Nigeria, he co-founded a recorded label with his friend.
The label was called, Holla At Your Boy. But the label folded up after the death of his partner.
Few years later, he decided to found another record label and named it Obama Music Worldwide (OMW). By this time, Obama DMW has become acquainted with Afrobeats star, Davido.
Over the years, Obama DMW has grown to be one of Davido‘s key men and he is a high-ranking member in the 30 Billion Gang family. He was one of those who control access to the music star. OMW is closely affiliated with DMW.
In 2020, Obama DMW signed upcoming singer, Ayanfe to his record label.
He has helped groomed Ayanfe into a better musician and the latter is one of the fast-rising artistes in the country at the moment.
Ayanfe is the brain behind the hit singles, Focus and Ori Mi, which trended on local music charts for several months.
As a music executive and talent manager, Obama DMW was passionate about raising upcoming African artists and promoting their music on the global stage.
Cause of Death
The media space was left heartbroken on the 29th of June, 2021 as the news broke out that Obama DMW is death. The cause of his death has been linked to suspected heart failure.
It was noted that he died in the hospital after driving himself down to run a test and checkup due to difficulties in breathing. He died in a Lagos State, Nigerian hospital.