4th December, 2021
Nigerian musician David Adeleke also known as Davido has disclosed that he has a deep relationship with business mogul and the richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote.
The award-winning singer disclosed this in a conversation with “Earn Your Leisure” podcast, stating that Dangote was there for him when he was born.
“Dangote drove me home from the hospital when I was born,” Davido revealed.
The 29-year-old global superstar added that Dangote always advises him to save his money anytime they see.
“Anytime I see Uncle Aliko, he tells me, David, save your money”, he added.
Davido recalled he wasn’t welcomed in the Nigerian music industry when he initially started his music career because of his rich background.
Hoping the younger generation of musicians won’t make the same mistake, he divulged he had to prove himself worthy of a spot in the industry.
“It’s all love, shout out to this new generation. I hope they don’t make the mistakes that we made.
“I wasn’t welcomed when I came into the industry based on my background. I really had to show them that I am good at this.
“I have a lot of friends in the industry and I feel like unity will make us become stronger.”
“Shout out to these new artists, they are going crazy. They are innovative. They are very smart young bright artists coming out of this country.
“All of them come here, we hang out. I tell them my two cents”.