10 Years In The Game; Why Davido Is Already A Legend In The Industry.
African finest, Davido yesterday celebrated his 10th year in the music Industry.
Shocking? Yes, 10 years a Legend?.
The DMW boss who started his career back in 2010 has been celebrated by fans all over world for achieving this great fate.
With this in trend, Afrobeats360 has decided to talk about the Baddest himself, highlighting several achievements and stuff that has to do with the multiple award-winning artiste.
Many believe OBO is one artiste who has had it all rosy throughout his career but hell No, the singer just like every other artiste worked his way up to where he is now, although he fathers influence was also a bonus.
He began his music career at the Oakwood University. While there, he was making beats and record vocal references.
At a point, he dropped out because of his grades and thereafter relocated to Nigeria.
He also encountered hurdles convincing his father due to the fact that in his family, the children are expected to join the family business after school.
With all this having played, the singer needed the help of a fellow artiste to have his breakthrough.
I know many of you don’t know that before ‘Dami duro’, Davido released his first single ‘Back When’ featuring Naeto C. This single in a way gave him a breakthrough before he came back with his first hit Dami Duro.
The above is just to prove that it wasn’t all rosy for the star we know today as OBO
Davido is one artiste we’ve known to be a lover of good songs.
Since his first hit “Dami Duro” OBO has been dropping hit songs yearly with three albums to his name and another coming up soon.
Some of his notable songs Include; Dami Duro One of a kind, Gobe, Skelewu,Aye, If, Fall, Fia, Assurance, blow my mind, risky etc
On this, we will say that the Nigerian sensation has stayed on top of his game.
Looking back to when Davido first came into the industry,it will interest you to know that the musician has bagged himself 34 awards and 87 nominations.
Davido remains one of Africa’s best artistes, to have walked away with some of the following awards, the MTV Africa Music Awards, Nigeria Music Video Award, BET Award only to name a few.
OBO is good at getting recognition and we hope for the grammy soon (winks)
Davido co-founded HKN Music with his elder brother, Adewale Adeleke. Today, the record label is home to many artistes.
The singer moved on to establish his own label.
Davido founded his music label DMW, in 2016, shortly after signing up with Sony Music.
Several top musicians are signed under the label imprint. Some of them include: Teli, Peruzi, Mayorkun, Dremo and others.
Davido is regarded as one of the charitable celebrities in Nigeria. He is known to always organising competition and do giveaways.
He is hailed for his awesomeness and also how he help lift other artistes with his motto “We rise by lifting others”
Other Business Deals
Yes, other business deals.
I know you maybe wondering what is the source of Davido’s wealth? Some even say his rich as a result of his family, others ask, is it only music that fetches him all his money?
Well, the answer is no… Aside coming from a rich home and doing music, OBO is known for involving himself in other lucrative business and deals.
To start with, Davido is believed to have some houses in Nigeria and US which are fetching him good some of money
The young music star has signed some endorsement deal, and he is a brand ambassador to AXE, Travelbeta and some prominent companies like Pepsi, MTN,Infinix ,betway etc.
Davido Personal Life
According TecroNet, the singer’s net worth is estimated to be around 9 billion naira.
Currently, Davido is in a relationship with Chioma Avril Rowland. He is also the father of two daughters and a boy – Imade ,Hailey and Ifeanyi.
The above are the few we can highlight that OBO has achieved just in 10 years. So, what more can we say? He has seen it all, Legend! Legend!! Legend!!!