For a celebrity like Davido, it’s not unusual to have connections with influential personalities but then, having a mutual relationship with 13 presidents from around the world is amazing.
DMW’s boss Davido, being one of the most influential and sought-after artistes on the continent narrates the ups and downs that came with his music ambition.
During a chat with MTV Base, Davido said that his father was not happy with his career path till he had to prove his worth.
However, he made mention of the delightful part bragging tha he had reached a level where he could converse with at least 13 presidents.
“When I released the song ‘Back then’, I did not know that it was going to be that big. Then I went back to school and the love that I was shown was overwhelming, let alone the way girls began to treat me. That one song with the video made my father realise that I had the talent. And then, I did the song, ‘Dami Duro’.
“The song became so big and I remember that the President at the time called my father to talk about me and the song. Even during my father’s business meetings with his friends, they would mention my name and the song. Before long, I started traveling and doing shows around the world. Now I have the numbers of about 13 presidents on my phone and if I call them, they would answer the call. Then the award came and it set me on another level.”