Popular Nigerian rapper, Zlatan Ibile has reflected on his poor background and how Davido changed his life in just one year.
This is coming after he performed at the recent “A Good Time With David” concert.
According to him, Davido made his life better and he prays for him to get bigger.
His words, “Last year, I was using a stupid Sienna that I had to pack faraway from this venue and had to trek to this event. Thank OBO for changing my life.”
“You will grow bigger and bigger @davidoofficial thanks for everything.”
Congrats to him.
David Adedeji Adeleke (born November 21, 1992), better known as Davido, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer. Born in Atlanta and raised in Lagos, Davido made his music debut as a member of the music group KB International. He studied business administration at Oakwood University before dropping out to make beats and record vocal references. Davido rose to fame after releasing “Dami Duro”, the second single from his debut studio album Omo Baba Olowo (2012). The album also contains six additional singles: “Back When”, “Ekuro”, “Overseas”, “All of You”, “Gbon Gbon”, and “Feel Alright”. In 2012, Davido won the Next Rated award at The Headies. Between 2013 and 2015, he released the hit singles “Gobe”, “One of a Kind”, “Skelewu”, “Aye”, “Tchelete (Goodlife)”, “Naughty”, “Owo Ni Koko”, “The Sound” and “The Money”.
In January 2016, Davido announced on Twitter that he signed a record deal with Sony Music. He founded the Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) record label a few months after signing with Sony. Dremo, Mayorkun and Peruzzi are currently signed to the label. In July 2016, Davido signed a record deal with Sony’s RCA Records. In October 2016, he released the 5-track EP Son of Mercy, which was supported by three singles: “Gbagbe Oshi”, “How Long” and “Coolest Kid in Africa”. In April 2017, Davido renegotiated his contract with Sony due to creative control issues. He released five singles in 2017 after restructuring his contract, including “If” and “Fall”. The former generated worldwide social media activity, while the latter became the longest-charting Nigerian pop song in Billboard history. Davido released his second studio album A Good Time in November 2019. It was supported by the previously released singles “If”, “Fall”, “Assurance”, “Blow My Mind” and “Risky”.
David Adedeji Adeleke was born on November 21, 1992, in Atlanta, Georgia. His father Adedeji Adeleke is a business magnate and his late mother Vero Adeleke was a university lecturer. He is the youngest of five and the second boy child of his father. He attended the British International School in Lagos. At the age of 16, he moved to Alabama to study business administration at Oakwood University. Davido bought musical equipment while at Oakwood and started making beats. He also teamed up with his cousins B-Red and Sina Rambo to form the music trio KB International. Davido dropped out of Oakwood University to pursue music full-time and relocated to London, where he focused more of his energy towards vocals. When he returned to Nigeria in 2011, his music career was sidelined after he agreed to honor his father by enrolling at Babcock University. In July 2015, he earned a degree in music from Babcock after his father paid the university to start a music department for an inaugural class of one.