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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...

Samantha Dorisca

Nov 22, 2021