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#Davidoat10: Fans celebrate the star’s iconic career

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Afrobeats superstar Davido is celebrating his tenth anniversary as a professional recording and performing artist. The singer burst onto the scene on May 7, 2011 with his smash hit single ‘Back When’ featuring Naeto C and since then, he has gone on to drop back-to-back hits, released three albums, ‘One’ EP, two certifications, sold out the 02 in London, and produced other superstars in the music industry through his record label, Davido Worldwide Music.

Photo: Fortune

Davido was born on November 21, 1992 and rose to fame after releasing ‘Dami Duro’ in 2012. Since then, the singer has released hit tracks like ‘Skelewu’, ‘Aye’, ‘Gobe’, ‘Assurance’, ‘Blow My Mind’ featuring Chris Brown, ‘Fans Mi’ featuring Meek Mill, ‘If’, ‘Fall, and lots more. Davido emerged as the winner in the 2012 Headies Next-rated category. In 2016, he signed a record deal with international music label, Sony Music. In 2016, he left his former label HKN Music and formed Davido Music Worldwide. The label currently houses the likes of Mayorkun, Peruzzi, Idowest, Dremo, and Yonda. Davido has three studio albums namely; ‘Omo Baba Olowo: The Genesis (2012)’, ‘A Better Time (2019)’, ‘A Good Time (2020)’. In 2016, he released his only EP till date titled ‘Son of Mercy’. On February 12, 2021, Davido’s hit single ‘If’ was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). On May 27, 2020 Davido announced that his 2017 hit single ‘Fall’ has been certified gold in Canada and the United States of America. The music star has three kids namely; Imade, Hailey, and Ifeanyi Adeleke.


In celebration of the singer’s milestone achievement, music lovers have taken to their social media pages to share their views on the singer’s illustrious career. Below are some of their views.


https://twitter.com/sumisolaabiloye/status/1391350524386086914?s=21

https://twitter.com/akpraisemedia/status/1391488030272331780?s=21

https://twitter.com/lilfrosh_dmw/status/1390771357445656584?s=21


Written by Ralph Okobz

I'm GRUNGECAKE’s Global Music Editor. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter.