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Bovi Recounts How A DJ Almost Ruined Davido’s Career 10 Years Ago

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Nigerian comedian and actor, Bovi Ugboma has recounted how Davido’s career was almost ruined by a popular disc jockey 10 years ago.

The award-winning comedian posted a photo of Davido’s Dami Duro CD  as he celebrated his 10th anniversary. The caption was accompanied by a long and well-detailed narration about one of the times he witnessed Davido being harassed by a popular DJ when he was still an upcoming artiste.

Bovi noted that he knew Davido was going to be a superstar and other artists confirmed this fact after he released Dami Duro. Bovi also shared how a  popular DJ at Koko Lounge refused to play Davido’s song cause he didn’t greet him.

According to Bovi, the DJ whom he refused to reveal his identity adamantly refused to play Davido’s song twice even after fans and Davido had pleaded with him. He recalled how Buchi the comedian and owner of Koko lounge had instructed that the Dj play Davido’s song, but he refused.

“Davido walked into koko lounge with a few of his friends. Then the 30 billion gang was still in its embryonic stages so the small venue could accommodate his entourage.

Koko lounge was the biggest comedy club by reputation and Wednesdays were the best comedy nights. It was such a famous Wednesday, many artists came to perform their new hit songs just to market to the organic audience. If they vibed to your new song, the artist was sure the song was gonna be a hit.

Dami Duro had just dropped. So with Davido walking into the lounge, people were already excited. He waltzed through the ecstatic audience to the VIP section to take his seat while trying not to disturb the comedian that was on stage. We all sat to watch the show In Anticipation of Davido’s performance. The time came and he hit the stage. The atmosphere was frenzied, everyone was on their feet as the famous beats of the song gyrated the speakers; we were drunk and screaming, the girls lost their home training, the boys lost their manners! As everyone pranced and danced, the unthinkable happened…. unplug. The dj set went off.

The pissed-off DJ deliberately switched it off. His gross was “davido no greet am when he come” A miasma of anger filled the air. The audience went from happy to irate. Davido surprisingly was still begging this DJ. This was a room of about 45 loyal Wednesday customers eager to party but One dj said, “davido no greet am”. @buchicomedian angrily instructed that the music came back on. They were ruining his club’s reputation, he warned. The music started again and as if it hadn’t even started before, the hall exploded with ecstasy.

One didn’t need to be drugged to be caught up in this mood. Davido doubled his energy and his infection spread across the room. Then it happened again. The DJ unplugged his set, again! There was this brief silence and then loud protests. Oga dj was hell-bent on sabotaging the “small boy wey no get respect”. And that was how the evening ended abruptly. I remember assuring the DJ that he’d be fired in the morning.
Well, the most important part of the story is that Davido left and went on to become a superstar. Happy ten year anniversary @davido” 

 

Concurring to Bovi’s story, Buchi shared some details Bovi missed out on. Still careful not to reveal this DJ’s identity, Buchi stated that the DJ was fired the next day and the DJ who played Davido’s song was hired. He added that the hired DJ later became Wizkid’s personal DJ and is doing well in the United States.

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If Wizkid Wins At The 64 GRAMMYs, Would That Make Him Bigger Than ‘Fela’?

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“After years of African artists edging closer to the center of Western pop music, Wizkid is the first African artist to truly make a major pop breakthrough in the United States and seems best poised to do so globally, too.” 

Many times in the past, Music megastar, Ayodeji Balogun, widely known as Big Wiz has been compared to Fela, considering his craft and style of music – Afrobeat. With the Legendary musician, Fela Anikulapo Kuti being the pioneer of Afrobeat, there have been lots of claims that Wizkid would never amount to half of who Fela ever was during his time.

This spans in the direction of Fela being not just a musician, but an activist who, through his music preached democracy over dictatorship.

Wizkid, despite being recognized by the Grammy’s for his collaboration on Beyonce’s Brown Skin Girl, many, including Fela’s last born, Seun Kuti do not regard him as a Grammy winner, as he insists he was only featured on her song.

Now that Wizkid’s most recent Body of Work, “Made In Lagos” is being considered for 10 categories in the 2022 Grammy Awards slated for 31st of January 2022, this brings us to the question: If Wizkid Wins Grammy, Would That Make Him Bigger Than Fela?

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“I Break Hearts For A Living” – Olamide

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Nigerian rapper, Olamide has revealed that he is a money-making heartbreaking machine.

The Rock crooner made the revelation after a fan insulated that someone must have broken his heart following a love quote he posted on Twitter.

In the early hour of Friday morning, Baddo took to his Twitter handle to air his view on how people always look for love from people instead of themselves. He lamented that it is always a shame to see such when the individual can easily find the love he/she needs from within.

His quote must have woken the heartbroken tweeps, because Chima replied with this: “Na breakfast quote be this, them dem serve baba hot breakfast”.

Olamide replied with this: “Ki lo fin share bi omo snake yii? I break hearts for a living”.

See his post below;

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Buju Shares The Tracklist Of His Debut EP

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Rave of the moment, singer Buju has finally shared the official track-list of his forthcoming EP titled “Sorry I’m Late”.

The highly anticipated EP which will be Buju‘s debut, and has been scheduled for October 28, 2021,  consists of 7 tracks. The unveiled tracklist shows that all tracks on the mini project are new, unreleased records. Buju’s 2021 singles; ‘Outside‘ and ‘Testimony‘ didn’t make the cut.

Also the technical singer revealed sensational music band, The Cavemen as the only guest act on his debut EP.

See below and Stay Tuned!

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