During a chat with MTV Base, Davido spoke on his music career and the heights he has reached as an artiste. The 30 Billion Gang leader is one of the biggest artistes on the continent today but he recalls that it did not start easy for him. He said that his father was not happy with his career path till he had to prove his worth.
However, he claimed that now, he had reached a level where he could converse with at least 13 presidents.
“When I released the song ‘Back When’, 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 travelling 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.”
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