David Adeleke ,popularly known with the stage name Davido has been of immense contribution to the Nigerian Music Industry.
He is arguably one of Africa’s biggest music stars to have remained relevant since he took music as a professional career.
Rewind to 2011, Davido dropped his first professional single ‘Back When‘ with Nigerian rapper Naeto C. From that point onward everything moved in the right direction for the energetic singer who has dropped several hit songs and two Afrobeat abums afterwards.
With about 10 years in the game and just 27 years of age, the popular singer has achieved alot ,breaking so many records which will place his name in the front pages of the Nigerian music industry.
With this post, Afrobeats360 would sieve through Davido’s top hit songs and rank the top 10 so far in his career.
Please use the comment section to tell us your view on these songs.
Davido stamped his footprint in the music industry with “Dami Duro” after it was released in 2011.
This was not OBO’s debut single but it turned out to be the breakthrough he needed in the music arena.
The Shizzi’s produced beat is a monster anytime it goes up in the club.
Play play song as many regarded it then but before we knew it, the joke turned out to be a big hit. The song went viral within days of its release.
The song came with a remarkable dance style which everyone danced to.
Off his debut album “Omo Baba Olowo” is the beautiful tune “Ekuro” Another mind blowing hit songs of Davido.
Play this tune today and it still sounds good to hear.
Almost became an anthem in Nigerian “See Gobe”
OBO showed his great powers of turning ordinary beat to a monster hit.
Many don’t know that Pasword was the original owner of the song.
However, OBO loved the tune, bought it and retouched it a bit and then boom a hit song was made.
Many Nigerians will not forget 2014 valentine season. Davido really timed the release of the song which became an instant smashing hit.
‘Aye’ was masterminded by Runtown and gifted to him. This remains one of the best-composed songs in David’s archive.
As the industry grew ,it became more and more intense but Davido never relented.
In 2017, Davido had a crazy run, that year competition was mad stiff and he managed to pull 4 major hits songs in that calendar year. These songs makes our 6,7 and 8 songs on our lists and they include
These songs were not just hits ,they were also record breaking songs.
The whole 30BG franchise was born out of these tunes.
These songs opened new doors for him and also took his value a lot higher in fact OBO became more known in Africa and the world at large.
Love is a beautiful thing and Davido exemplifies that with the way he treats Chioma his fiancee. He loved her so much he put it into a song “Assurance“. He took it even further with the video where she was the only video vixen on set. The aura of love around this tune made it grow rapidly among listeners and one of his best.
Again,Davido flipped the script on all of us. He changed his infamous radio freestyle to a certified hit tune effortlessly.
He featured Popcaan on the SperoachBeatz produced beat.