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Davido Once Shared Plans To Offer A Service To His Father's Billion Dollar Power Plant Company

There’s no denying that Davido is one of today’s biggest global artists. In December 2022, the Afrobeats superstar was one of the featured artists to perform at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, where millions from across the world tuned in.

Jan 5, 2023

Davido Vows To Spread The Culture During His North America Tour: 'I’m Only Wearing African Designers. I’m Only Eating African Food'

“Africa to the world” isn’t just a motto for Davido, it’s a real movement. Through the Afrobeats star’s We Rise By Lifting Others Tour, he’s committed to highlighting talent across the continent.

Jun 21, 2022

Davido Keeps His Word To Twitter Followers, Disburses $600K In Donations To 292 Orphanages Across Nigeria

It’s official — international superstar Davido has kept his word to support Nigerian youth. In November 2021, the Afrobeats artist took his fans by pleasant surprise when he requested for his followers to send money for his birthday to his Wema account, which turned out to be for donations to orphanages across Nigeria and the Paroche Foundation — an organization working to fight substance abuse — as previously reported by AfroTech. “My goal is to do this fundraising every year to celebrate my birthday and give back to people in need. It is my hope that my friends, fans, colleagues in the industry, and the public will continue to support me as I drive this cause,” he shared in a statement via his Instagram. Davido’s social media outreach of 72 hours — along with his own contribution — brought in a whopping 250,000,000 Nigerian Naira (over $600,000 USD). View this post on Instagram A post shared by Davido (@davido) From there, Pulse Nigeria reports that Davido disbursed the donations...

Feb 17, 2022

Afrobeats Artist Davido Raises $600K Via Social Media For Orphanages Across Nigeria

Afrobeats artist Davido took to his Twitter platform on Nov. 17 to make a bold financial request of his social media followers that would cement a new tradition for the “Fall” singer to celebrate his birthday. “If u know I’ve given you a hit song .. send me money,” he said via Twitter. If u know I've given you a hit song .. send me money …. una know una selves oo 😂😂😂🥰🥰🎉🎉 — Davido (@davido) November 17, 2021 The newly turned 29-year-old followed the tweet by sharing his Wema bank account information and jokingly telling his supporters he would need $100 million Nigerian naira ($243,000 USD) to clear his Rolls-Royce from a port. Within minutes, the Nigerian-American artist had racked in over $15,000 USD and he made sure to keep fans and his peers updated with screenshots of incoming transactions. The amount would soon climb to $200 million Nigerian naira (over $487,000 USD) shattering Davido’s expectations. Then, Davido shared with his audience of 22 million users on his Instagram...

Nov 22, 2021

Burna Boy Makes History As First African Artist To Have Three Albums Reach 100 Million Spotify Streams

Burna Boy is making history in the land of streaming! According to Face2Face Africa, Burna Boy is now the first African artist to have at least three albums streamed 100 million times each through streaming service platform Spotify. The Nigerian artist, whose real name is Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulum has changed the narrative when it comes to Afrobeats, pushing the genre to the forefront across the diaspora. Chart Data revealed that Burna Boy’s last three albums, “African Giant,” “Outside,” and “Twice As Tall” all received the 100-million mark appreciation from listeners making him the most listened to Afrobeats star. Amongst his counterparts, Wizkid and Davido, all three have become Africa’s most well-known musical acts across the globe. Both Davido and Wizkid have also attained 100 million streams via Spotify on at least one of their previous albums. Now a Grammy-award winner thanks to his album, “Twice As Tall” — which was awarded the “Best Global Music Album” at this past Grammy...

May 17, 2021

Nigerian Artists Grace the Cover of Billboard's First Issue Devoted to Africa

African artists are quickly taking over in the music industry and setting trends while doing so. For the first time in Billboard Magazine’s history, three Nigerian music artists grace the cover of the first issue ever devoted to the entire continent of Africa. "This isn't a fad": Three of Africa's biggest stars on making the industry come to them. Read the full cover story: — billboard (@billboard) May 21, 2020 Nigerian artists Davido, Tiwa Savage, and Mr Eazi are the subject of Billboard’s latest cover story, “Africa Now,” titled “This Isn’t a Fad: Three of Africa’s Biggest Stars on Making the Industry Come to Them,” that states “the next musical revolution is brewing in Africa.” According to Okay Africa , Gail Mitchell — writer of the story — included interviews from each artist, which were conducted on a video conference call. The featured story detailed topics tackled by each artist including life under quarantine — where Davido...

May 22, 2020