The exciting and entertaining Talent hunt show Put together by the Aboderin family in honor of their late brother Jaiye Aboderin – Jay’s Search took place on December 16, 2011.
The event took place at the grand ball room of the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Lekki where six finalists slugged it out for a star cash prize, a Kopykats Entertainment recording deal for one single, one music video, a makeover/photo shoot, airplay, promotions and publicity, during an exciting evening of music, comedy, dinner and dance. Cash prizes also went to the 1st, and 2nd runner-ups while the remaining finalists also received cash prises.
This is not the first time the family have honored the late Jaiye Aboderin by rewarding budding talents. In 2006 and 2007, they partnered Hip Hop World Awards in rewarding musicians Asa and OD.
Jay Search is a bi-annual music talent search dedicated to the memory of late Jaiye Aboderin (1971-2004), who died December 3rd 2004 after he slumped during a casual game of basketball with friends. He left behind a wife- Actress Stella Damasus and two daughters, Angelica and Isabel.