Every Musician that Sent Davido Money and Why

Every Musician that Sent Davido Money and Why

“We rise by lifting others,” that has been the mantra and operating precept of Nigerian musician cum megastar, David Adeleke, popularly often called Davido, over the previous couple of years. It’s a saying which has since been popularised by him because the singer has put it to work numerous instances by lending a serving to hand to mates, followers and customarily folks in want via financial handouts and amplification via his immense social standing as one of many most popular African celebrities online. They are saying one good flip deserves one other, and on the seventeenth of November, 4 days to the singer’s twenty ninth birthday, Davido had launched into a spirited quest to see the extent to which his mantra on associative progress via help had been felt, first by difficult members of his DMW crew also called the 30BG gang to gifting 1,000,000 naira every to him, after which he’d opened up the request to music-making colleagues he’d helped safe a success track. This name to motion quickly turned a problem of funds that had all of Nigerian social media in a frenzy as mates of the star from all walks of life confirmed out with money items from 1,000,000 naira upwards and to the amazement of Davido himself, he amassed the sum of 40 million Naira inside an hour. The sum has since tripled and continues to extend, whereas attracting a profusion of reactions on the web to assist contextualise the Davido 1m problem, right here’s an inventory of Nigerian musicians that despatched him cash with speculated and said causes behind their gesture;

1. Musicians that funded the Davido 1m problem & why: M.I Abaga

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One of many first musicians to grant Davido’s request, the latter’s show of shock and pleasure encapsulated the shock Nigerians felt seeing the receipt as the 2 artistes are but to place out a track collectively, nor have they been captured at a recording session collectively. By no means one to shrink back from a dialog, the rapper and label govt opened up on causes for gifting Davido 1,000,000 naira, stating {that a} hit track from Davido was price extra and he was merely shrewdly paving the best way for a success track with the megastar. He then concluded his clarification by stating that Davido’s Fia, is one among his favorite songs. Secure to say then that M.I served because the consultant of cash-strapped Nigerians who additionally love Fia

2. MC Galaxy

Davido 1m challenge

Davido’s 1m problem has been made a number of instances juicier by his clear strategy the place he not solely continues to replace us on his positive aspects that are presently to the tune of N161m but in addition as a result of he thanks his gifters overtly. So a number of viewers have been stunned to search out out that MC Galaxy had despatched the singer not one or two, however three million Naira! 

Two plus two nevertheless equals three million given the backstory of Davido being a cornerstone in MC Galaxy’s success story; The previous had made his chops as a dancer, standing out in Iyanya’s Kukere and Your Waist video after which rose to fame after winning a dance competition convened by Davido the place he took house a big sum of cash. 

The Davido and MC Galaxy story didn’t finish there as afterward, the dancer pivoted to creating music, breaking out with the Tspize-produced hit, Sekem. Tspize had additionally been instrumental in getting Davido a success track as he produced and wrote Aye so there’s each chance Davido was instrumental in linking producer and singer. 

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Davido was quickly visibly concerned in MC Galaxy’s profession with their Shizzi-produced Nek-Unek collaboration and with a historical past of gratitude-giving the place he gifted Tspize with a Benz, showering Davido with N3m appears nearly proper. 

3. Chike

Davido 1m challenge

Whereas we’re all collectively grateful for the web and social media and the position they play in serving to join us with folks of like minds and curiosity, to finally befriend them after going via the motions of what we all know as ‘famzing,’ we’ve now been initiated into a brand new technique of brokering friendship due to the interpretation comment on singer Chike’s N1m reward to Davido which learn ‘My good friend by pressure.’

A guest-thrilling favorite, Chike had additionally as soon as carried out at Obi Cubana’s mansion who isn’t solely one other mega spender however a good friend of Davido, so the 2 singers in all probability turned shut acquaintances that day, and what higher technique to strengthen friendships than by lifting them up with money items?

4. Don Jazzy

Davido 1m challenge

Again in December 2017 Davido gave Nigerians a present in type of a long-awaited on-stage reunion of members of defunct Mo’Hits group and so we would seen Don Jazzy share a stage with former label mate and co-founder, D’Banj in addition to different members reminiscent of Wande Coal and Ikechukwu

The Davido-orchestrated reunion was much more lovely given the truth that he had discovered the ropes of the music trade beneath the wings of the Mo’Hits legends. 

It is secure to say that the DMW label boss has additionally since his days as a contemporary act on the scene earned the respect of Don Jazzy with whom he is additionally now a fellow music govt. Mockingly, Don Jazzy’s birthday comes 5 days after Davido so his act of kindness is certain to bounce again into his coffers. 


Musicians that funded the Davido 1m problem & why:


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A Fuji music icon that has remained related over twenty years and extra, Pasuma’s Amen track with Davido could not have been a success file, however was undoubtedly one for followers of each singers. 

April this yr, Davido had additionally made it rain with N1000 notes on the singer whereas he gave a stay efficiency and one factor about Davido, he’s removed from a lighthanded sprayer, so Pasuma’s N1m money reward is a traditional case of tit for tat, do me I do you. 

6. Zoroswagbag

Davido 1m challenge

Again in 2019 when Davido had made a world file by being the second African act to promote out London’s 02 Area, he had not taken the venue by storm all by himself however did so with an array of musicians from his DMW crew amongst others. Zoroswagbag had been one of many acts to carry out on the present, representing his Igbo heritage by performing with a fantastically costumed individual on stage. This may not have been the start of Davido’s relationship with the rapper, but it surely should undoubtedly have been a spotlight and previous a well-worded tweet Zoroswagbag had made in appreciation of the platform, the king of highlights undoubtedly deserves his requested reward as a sturdy method of claiming thanks. 

7. Teni

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Not too way back, Teni put out her debut album, Wondaland, made up of 17 tracks, Davido was the one featured artiste and he’d narrated how she’d literally run after him to get his consideration and request that they work collectively. Each enjoyable and bubbly individuals, the artistes additionally check with themselves as if siblings, so it checks out that Teni sends Davido the requested cash. In spite of everything, siblings thrive by billing siblings. 

Coincidentally, his ‘sister’, Teni was appointed a Wema Financial institution ambassador in 2019 and by all indications, it’s about to be a household enterprise because the monetary establishment is eager to satisfy the singer after producing loads of traction for them through his inactive account which has quickly swelled for the reason that starting of the problem. 

8. Musicians that funded the Davido 1m problem & why:


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Teezee and Davido not too long ago put out an Afropop single, Badi with a vibrant video delivered to life with loads of lovely girls solely befitting of a link-up between the Recent Prince of Lagos and the Omo Baba Olowo. However the duo goes method again with Davido having graced the quilt of the second problem of his journal, Nativemag which he co-owns with Seni Saraki. 

Ergo a money reward of 1,000,000 naira is just an trade between two baddies, nothing a lot to see. 

9. Bella Shmurda

Davido 1m challenge

On Improve, the outro of his debut EP, Excessive Stress, Bella Shmurda had given a shout-out to Davido ‘Davido do do do’. It quickly proved to be a prophetic name as the 2 singers collaborated to make Fade, the second to final observe on Davido’s A Higher Time which presently sits on 700k streams on Spotify alone. So whereas it’s not completely a success track, it undoubtedly helped Bella Shmurda’s portfolio and it’s solely honest he in flip lifted Davido’s web price by 1,000,000 Naira. 

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10. Ckay

Davido 1m challenge

When Davido premiered La La that includes CKay, followers of the latter had been overjoyed because it was a long-awaited co-sign of the younger star’s skills. CKay is now a world act so shelling out 1m which Davido has likened to the typical man’s pressing 2k for a well-used pedestal is unquestionably cash effectively spent and shrewd Igbo instincts well-dispensed. 

11. Fireboy DML

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An uber non-public star with followers that love him deeply regardless, it’s laborious to decipher the connection Fireboy has with Davido who effusively thanked him upon receipt of his 1m money reward. However we additionally not too long ago noticed proof that the singer has ties with Davido’s label signee, Peruzzi, past their Southy Love collab, through a hilarious tweet the place he quipped about having profited off Peruzzi’s identify and had no qualms shelling over cash for his losses over a spherical at FIFA. DMW being a close-knit clan, it’s not untoward to imagine Fireboy is in that gentle, additionally mates with Davido

And a good friend that doesn’t provide you with money items, is that one good friend? 

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12. Musicians that funded the Davido 1m problem & why:


Davido 1m challenge

The Rema and Davido bromance can also be one with little publicity with the moments they each shared headlines being fraught with controversy. First, there was that point rumours have been peddled that Davido had slapped Rema backstage at a live performance. This was quickly debunked when the rabble-rousing supply admitted to having lied about it. With Davido himself expressing displeasure through a response to the tweet. There was additionally that one time they each endorsed what was later found to be a fraudulent Ponzi scheme firm, Racksterli so that they went from being co-endorsers to being collectively criticised and this expertise in all probability introduced them nearer with Rema shouting Davido out for his groundbreaking wins with Fall. Effectively, brothers in arms stick collectively, so honest sufficient that Rema makes 1,000,000 Naira fall on Davido

13. Phyno

Ride for you

Davido has for the reason that success of Fall and Fia, closely dabbled in Japanese Nigeria-inspired sonics with highlife cadences,and gong-like percussions that places the listener within the temper for candy palmwine and funky night breezes so when he assisted the Enugu-bred native of Anambra, Phyno on Experience for You, it had been so effectively acquired, it turned the standout observe on the rapper’s Deal Wit It album. The 2 artistes have additionally been co-collaborators a number of instances with different artistes after the success of Experience For You.

So in brief, hit for airwaves a million for checking account.

14. Peruzzi

Peruzzi DMW

A DMW prime member and an apparent shut good friend and affiliate of Davido who rose to fame after being signed to the file label and the success of his collaborative effort on 2Baba’s Amaka hit, Peruzzi giving Davido a money reward of N1m is nothing out of the bizarre as he falls beneath the primary class of individuals tasked to the cash problem; DMW crew members. They’ve additionally labored on a number of songs collectively and to paraphrase Peruzzi, the money reward is just the start. 

15. Larry Gaaga

Larry Gaaga Doe

A music govt, songwriter, file producer and enterprise mogul with two profitable songs with Davido, from Doe which had the airwaves in a chokehold in 2018 and the rousing Doubting Thomas, Larry Gaaga was merely giving to Caesar what Caesar demanded by giving Davido his requested money reward. 

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16. Musicians that funded the Davido 1m problem & why:

Naira Marley 

Marlian Music x DMW

Davido’s Candy within the Center with Naira Marley on the roster of featured acts was the smash hit we didn’t know we wanted which gave us a glimpse of the go well with and tie aspect of Naira Marley, each label bosses, the singer had gifted Davido his money reward through his Marlian Music firm, one via which his label signee, Zinoleesky had partnered with Mayorkun who’s now Davido’s former label signee for the remix of Kilofeshe. Just a bit enterprise blended with pleasure, nothing extra, nothing much less. 

17. Patoranking

Patoranking Confirm

Patoranking’s Davido-featured Verify was very a lot a success again in 2019 when it was launched, amassing 11 million views alone through its official video on Patoranking’s channel, the singers have loved a cordial relationship ever since with a cute friendship between their daughters Wilmer and Imade, so it was solely acceptable that the birthday cash was confirmed. 

18. Focalistic

Champion Sound Focalistic

This Friday, the airwaves are about to be hit with Champion Sound, a brand new track that Davido and Focalistic have been teasing in golf equipment throughout Lagos, and by each indication, it is set to be the second hit borne from the South-African and Nigerian crossover. 

1,000,000 naira is 38k South-African Rands, undoubtedly nothing to a champion hitmaker like Focalistic. 

19. Victor AD

Victor AD Tire You

In 2019, Davido featured on Victor AD’s Tire You. It was the singer’s subsequent hit after Wetin We Acquire and served to cement his place within the trade. Then six months in the past the trail of the 2 acts had crossed after unfounded allegations have been made that Davido’s Jowo was Victor AD’s track and had been wrongfully acquired. Victor AD was fast to clear the air, stating that he by no means made any such claims and that the latter deserved to take pleasure in his then ongoing 10-year anniversary as a musical artiste. 

The money reward of N1m from Victor AD was undoubtedly a testomony to the truth that he gained loads from his file with Davido and that there was no unhealthy blood in any way between them. 


20. Musicians that funded the Davido 1m problem & why:


ECool Ada

An affiliate of DMW and good friend of label proprietor, Davido whom he featured on Ada, a love ballad that rocked the airwaves again in 2018, it is solely honest the DJ paid Davido his birthday dues and put his cash the place his music ties are. 

Davido’s Davido 1m problem continues to develop with the megastar re-asserting his standing thus by main the pattern tables with insane numbers whereas his goodwill-fattened financial institution steadiness grows with much more spectacular figures as extra mates, colleagues and followers of the star proceed to indicate their love and respect for him with money items of various currencies and certainly it is secure to say that there’s progress to be made by lifting others. 

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