Editorials: Is Davido Worth Being Called A Legend?
David Adeleke, better known by his stage name, Davido has been a relentless pop singer ever since he got in the public eye. The DMW frontier is arguably one of the most consistent and hardworking artistes Nigeria has been blessed with despite the wealthy background the artist was discovered from. Man of the moment, Davido is currently being celebrated across the country for his latest achievement, which is reportedly having a sold out concert at the O2 Arena in London.
Davido came into limelight in 2011 as a 19-year old, when he released his first hit single Dami Duro. The song received a nationwide recognition and played a key role in earning him a lucrative endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria the following year. The song brought him into fame and established his status as a standout performer in the Nigerian Music Industry.
Davido has set down a legacy he will be forever remembered for, his personal achievement can’t be overstated and also has been able to put many Nigerian artistes and non-artistes on the world map.
The 26-year-old megastar has been able to put together about 30 awards since his 8 years of relevance. Just as the Nigerian music scene has seen the share of rivalry, down the ages, till now. Davido and Wizkid have been compared to each other by rivalry fans jousting for supremacy. Without doubt, both singers have been hugely popular in the Nigerian musical scene. They have taken the Nigerian music Industry by storm through their non-stop release of hit songs all year round.
If we are to talk about international success, Davido has a good note here. If you observed over the years, Davido had been selected for countless concerts. Jay z’s made in America, J Cole’s Dreamville Festival, Wireless Festival UK and a lot of them. Moreover, Davido has jumped on so many tracks that had Prolific international artistes on them.
Davido In the past few years has thrived on his record label energy for some success he has enjoyed. Everyone on the record label is growing and becoming an Enigma on their own. At the moment DMW is the record label of the year and it’s due to how Davido has affected the label with his positive vibes.
Consistently, Davido has delivered a chain of remarkable musical projects and has never disappointed his fans . One of His biggest hit So far fall released 2017 has reached 100million views on youtube and also topped Billboard chart as it is currently peaked at #39. These achievements helped the popstar break some records in Nigeria. One of them is the Most viewed music video in Nigeria on Youtube. With these obvious achievements you can say Davido is one of the music greats the country ever produced.
However it’s up to the fans and music critics to determine if Davido is worth being a called a legend. Do you think age is a determining factor? Or do you think his best is yet to come? Being legendary cannot be determined by a person as human have vast ideas.