Davido promises to blaze up Freedom City


Nigerian singer Davido arrives on Friday night, ahead of his show at Freedom City Mall on Saturday evening.

The singer who was last here last year confirmed that he was headed to Ugandan on his Instragram feed.


Who is Davido?

David Adedeji Adeleke (born November 21, 1992), better known by his stage name Davido, is an American-born Nigerian recording artiste, performer and record producer. His 2011 single, Dami Duro, was well-received throughout the continent.

Along with his elder brother Adewale Adeleke, Davido is the co-owner of HKN Music (a record label home to musicians like Sina Rambo, B. Red and DeeKay.

He has produced for numerous artistes, including Naeto C, Skales, Tiwa Savage and Sauce Kid.


Davido is earning big thanks to several endorsement deals.  In April 2012, he signed an endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria. On October 23, 2013, Davido partnered with Guinness for the Guinness World of More concert.


Davido has won a BET Award, a Kora Award, a Channel O Music Video Award, a Ghana Music Award, a Nigeria Music Video Award, two MTV Africa Music Awards, two African Muzik Magazine Awards, three The Headies Awards, seven Nigeria Entertainment Awards and two Dynamix All Youth Awards, among others.

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Davido relocated to Lagos at a young age. He released his debut album Omo Baba Olowo in 2012, which includes the singles Back When featuring Naeto C, Dami Duro, All of You, Overseas featuring Sina Rambo, Ekuro, Gbon Gbon and Feel Alright featuring Ice Prince.

Davido has released the singles Gobe, One of a Kind, Skelewu, Aye, and Tchelete (Goodlife) off his upcoming album which was slated to be released in the fourth quarter of 2014, but in interview with the Nigerian Tribune, Davido said that his second studio album will be released next year.