I have the numbers of about 13 presidents on my phone - Davido

By Factnews on 27/01/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 530


Nigerian Artist and father of two, David Adeleke aka Davido, has revealed that he has phone numbers of 13 presidents.

He also disclosed that he was once arrested by his Billionaire father for doing music.

Davido, born in Atlanta, US, told newsmen in an interview that his father was not impressed when he left the US where he was studying Engineering to return to Lagos to pursue career in music.

“My dad didn’t like me doing music! If he saw my face on a billboard, he’d arrest everybody at that show!

“But when I made the song ‘Dami Duro’ [2011], it became the biggest track in Africa; it’s saying: ‘I’m the son of a rich man, you can’t stop me, and people love me.’

“It now feels good for dad to see that music can take me this far.

“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 realize 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.”.

 

 

Posted on January, 27 2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


You may also like...
ABIA: Isialangwa South Chairmanship aspirant quit the race...

You Are Our Consensus Candidate; PDP governors endorse...

EXCLUSIVE: Boko Haram ‘funded through CBN’

I Cannot Help Greste; Says Egypt's President

Democracy Day: Ikpeazu extends invitation to Kalu, Otti,...

Declare Herdsmen Terrorist, Reps tell Buhari

2019: Ikpeazu is our choice - Umuahia community...

Gov Orji Approves 20% Across Board Reduction in...

Police rescue 2 suspected robbers from mob in...

Banks To Retrench Worker As Mdas Closes Accounts...

Uyo church collapse: My original design was altered,...

NNPC Discovers 8 Suspected Vandals In Lagos
News Abia Election Special (3) Abia Supplementary Polls Update (18) Abia Supplementary Result update (22) Appointments (8) Breaking News (197) Business (43) Campus News (3) Crime (129) Economy (112) Education (129) Entertainment (148) Fashion and Style (3) General (849) Health (110) Inside Africa (41) International News (303) Interviews (28) National (1962) Politics (1010) Press Releases (120) Religion (9) Security (129) Sports (431) Technology (24) World News (87)

 

 

Advertisement

 

Latest News A Special Day of Tributes for Prof. Pius Adesanmi No Certificate of return to Okorocha, INEC insists Osun tribunal: Atiku, Obi congratulate Adeleke BREAKING: Tribunal declares PDP’s Adeleke winner of 2018 Osun Gov election INEC reacts as US says voter intimidation in Nigeria’s 2019 polls disappointing FG frees 32 prisoners in Edo INEC unsure of supplementary election in Adamawa Ikpeazu's re-election is Divine - APGA Man beats wife to death for disrespecting him in Niger state INEC’s server shows we beat Buhari with 1.6 million votes - PDP

 

Most Read Islamic agenda for Nigeria – Pastor Bosun (24,649 views) 47 YEARS AFTER, HIS EXCELLENCY, COMMODORE EBITU UKIWE (Rtd) MAKES THE “OFO NDI IGBO” RECIPIENTS LIST (17,876 views) The show of shame that sealed Justice Uzokwe’s fate (17,681 views) Breaking News : Dr Okezie Ikpeazu resigns from Abia State Environmental Sanitation Agency (ASEPA). (8,026 views) Lawyers accuse Lagos Police of working for PDP (7,519 views) Radio Biafra delivers AM Transmitter (7,264 views) ‘Why fuel scarcity persists’ (6,408 views) Abiriba Kingdom Celebrates as Eze Kalu Kalu Ogbu (IV) marks 14th year on the throne (6,182 views) Cojoined Twins Abby And Brittany Hensel Pose in Bikini (6,033 views) Nurse Justina Obi Ejelonu, one of the nurses that contracted Ebola virus is dead!!! (5,914 views)