And quite honestly, a lot of people could not deal with it.
He gave off that impression of being young, free and rich and a lot of folks were not comfortable with him.
Well, finally he is 23 today November 21.
And we join in the celebrations by sharing 23 facts about him.
- His real names are David Adedeji Adeleke
- Davido was born in Atlanta, Georgia to Chief Deji and late Mrs. Veronica Adeleke
- He lost his mother in 2003
- He co-owns HKN gang along with his elder brother Adewale Adeleke
- His debut single was ‘Back When’ which featured Naeto C
- He co-produced the monster hit single Damiduro alongside Shizzi
- His first endorsement deal was with MTN in April 2012
- He released his debut album Omo Baba ‘Olowo’ in 2012
- In 2014, Davido had an altercation with the Nigerian Immigration Service after accusing them of demanding for money which led to his missed flight to London.
- Davido has won numerous local and international awards amongst which are BET awards, MTV Africa Music Awards, Channel O Awards.
- He is a graduate of Music from Babcock University
- He has over 1Million followers on Twitter and Instagram
- Davido is a father of one, a daughter named Imade
- He owns eight automobiles, with the latest being a Audi R8 acquired last month
- He recently made his Nollywood debut in a movie titled ‘John Zerebe’ which was produced by his cousin, Nollywood Producer Ikey Ojeogwu
- For his 22nd birthday, Davido booked an all-weekend suite at the luxurious Wynn, Las Vegas and Encore Hotel for members of his HKN gang which gulped over N15M
- He recently gave out N1m to a lucky fan fulfilling his promise when he became the first Nigeria artiste to hit the 1M followers mark on Instagram
- He has continuously shifted the release date of his sophomore album titled ‘Baddest’ which may now be released in 2016
- He misplaced his gold chain during his performance at the MAMA’s 2015 which was however found and returned to him by a fan
- The NDLEA set up a panel after the release of his ‘Fans mi’ video which featured American rapper Meek Mill and had suggestions of hard drugs misinterpreted in some of its scenes.
- Fans Mi video had over 1Million Youtube views in 16days
- He seemingly has a rivalry with Star boy Wizkid as they battle for the throne of Naija Pop king
- Davido was recently robbed in South African on his visit for a concert.
Ehis Combs Ohunyon is a music lover and writer, follow on twitter @ehiscombs