FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH
If you did not already know, Davido is a millennial afrobeat artist who is doing it all the way up. Born in Atlanta and raised in Lagos, Nigeria, he is a singer/ songwriter, producer and owner. This young artist is making major moves in the afrobeat music scene both on the African continent and in the States, and we are all here for it!
WAY BACK WHEN?
Davido’s official breakthrough into the music scene was back in 2011 with his hit debut single “Back When” featuring Naeto C. With five years in the game, he is already making his mark on the afrobeat music industry, claiming iconic status and showing no signs of stopping anytime soon.
In 2014 this afrobeat superstar took home Best International Act: Africa. This was after beating Diamond Platnumz, Mafikizolo, Sarkodie, Tiwa Savage and Toofan. Coming in yet again as one of our Best International Act nominees for this year’s BET Awards International.
Just recently, his “Assurance” single hit three million views in less than a week. Davido shared the news on his Instagram page:
Story by –Kami (Kaylah) Simmons