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Davido at 10 – Spotify shares some of the details behind his iconic debut album

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A decade of Davido: Spotify shares some of the details behind his iconic debut album

‘Omo Baba Olowo: The Genesis’ turns ten

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Sunday, 17 July 2022, marks the 10th anniversary of Davido’s  debut album, Omo Baba Olowo: The Genesis. His decade-long career has seen him go from an emerging pop star to a global icon, with an unending list of hits and cross-continental collaboration with international hitmakers such as Nicki Minaj, Summer Walker, Chris Brown, Nas, Lil Baby, Sauti Sol, Focalistic, Uhuru and most recently, Kanye West’s Sunday Service Choir.

The 17-track album, released in 2012, is now considered one of the groundbreaking projects that lit the path for modern African music, and inspired a new era of young African musicians that are taking over the world today.

The Yoruba-language album title means “the child of a wealthy father” and alludes to his father’s affluence. Davido, now one of Africa’s top earners in music, has stepped out of his father’s shadow and crafted a story for himself, having built his own wealth and a following that spans the globe. 

More than an artist, Davido is a tastemaker who has driven a number of budding African artists to mainstream stardom by either offering free verses or co-signing them via his independent label, Davido Music Worldwide (DMW).

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Celebrate OBO’s 10th anniversary by testing your knowledge

How much do fans really know about Davido’s Omo Baba Olowo: The Genesis album? Fans can test their knowledge with a short quiz here

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I helped him build his life and now he wants to destroy mine – KORRA OBIDI SPEAKS ON SUING EX-HUSBAND FOR DEFAMATION

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The America based Nigerian professional dancer, Korra Obidi gave an update on her divorce journey. She had been married to Doctor Justin Dean until earlier this year, Just after the birth of their second daughter, Her estranged husband announced that he wants a divorce.

Korra and her ex-husband

She lamented on how her husband also filed to take full custody of their daughters permanently whilst they’ve agreed to co-parenting. But thank God the Judge denied him the request.

Korra, her ex-husband and two daughters

He also filed to get Emotional damage support from her for causing him mental break downs.

According to her, Since the beginning of their divorce in may, He hasn’t been taking care of their daughters needs financially. She has been the one paying the bills, And now he wants to get money from her for himself too. Sounding so displeased, She said she’s been quiet about it all seeing how long their divorce case has been dragged, But for this recent development, She might be suing him for defamation.

Korra and her daughters

READ ALSO: Nigerian singer, Davido’s Domestic Staff in police custody over the death of his son

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Nigerian singer, Davido’s Domestic Staff in police custody over the death of his son

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The popular Nigerian Singer and son of one of the wealthy men in Nigeria, Davido, Just lost his son. The news of the sad event circulated in the late hours of Monday and became a shocking breaking news on Tuesday morning. According to informations, The sad death of the child happened as a result of negligence as the three year old baby drowned in a pool in their family house in Banana Island.

Ifeanyi David Adeleke

Following the death of the boy, The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed that all members of the singer’s domestic staff are currently in police custody.

The command’s spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed this to Daily Post on Tuesday morning after report of Ifeanyi’s death went viral.

The DMW boss and his fiance, Chioma Rowland were away from the house when the boy drowned in a pool at his father’s house in Banana Island on Monday.

Davido and Chioma

Speaking with Daily Post on the unfortunate incident, the Lagos PPRO said preliminary investigation is currently ongoing to unravel what led to the boy’s death.

He said, “Domestic staff at Davido’s home have been taken to the station to give their own account of what happened. I wouldn’t call that arrest yet.

“If after they all give their own account of what happened and after preliminary investigations, if anyone of them is found culpable, the person will now be placed under arrest”

Ifeanyi David Adeleke

Just recently, Davido and Chioma reunited after a long break from their relationship. The father of initially three kids from three different baby mamas including Chioma made his intentions of marrying Chioma in the year 2023. It is so painful that this ugly incident had to befall them.

May God grant them the fortitude to bare this loss.

READ ALSO: Davido at 10 – Spotify shares some of the details behind his iconic debut album

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Photo News: How some of our favorite celebrities showed up for Don Jazzy’s mother’s funeral

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Earlier this year, The Iconic Nigerian Singer and Producer, Don Jazzy lost his mum. He made a post about it narrating how sad it was that she passed after battling with cancer. However, he knows his mum lived a life worth celebrating.

And as expected, the turn up for his mum’s funeral was massive as a lot of friends and colleagues showed up to honour his mum. Pretty Mike of Lagos as usual, came with his leagues of ladies in a dramatic way. Comedienne Warri Pikin Even took to her social media handle to praise the Producer, According to her, she said this will be the first time she is receiving Aso-ebi for free without being asked to pay for it.

Anyways, here are some pictures of some of the celebrities and how they showed up to show their support. It was all shades of love in purple.

Actor Nonso and wife
Real warri pikin and Don Jazzy
Maria Big brother Naija
The Marvin’s crew (Don Jazzy’s artists)
Banky-W and Don Jazzy with a friend
Actress Wofai
Friends and Family of Don Jazzy
Comedienne Real Warri Pikin
Pretty mike
Banky W, D’banj and others
Comedian Bovi, Warri Pikin and a friend

And a lot of others who showed up. We deeply send our condolences to Don Jazzy and his family.

READ ALSO: Late President of Nigeria, Yar’adua’s son Weds his sweetheart – See photos

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