Davido & Chioma’s son, Ifeanyi reported dead

According to the news that circulated on social media, Ifeanyi who clocked 3 eleven days ago fell into a pool where he was found drowned. He was later rushed to a hospital in Lekki where he was confirmed dead on arrival.

The news of Ifeanyi’s death was first brought to the attention of Nigerian actress Eniola Badmus who posted a cryptic message of a heartbreak emoji on her Instagram story before it was later deleted.

Similarly, media personality Daddy Freeze also suggested the news might be true when he shared that he won’t be having his usual live session tonight because of the painful loss suffered by someone close to him.

Celebrities including comedians Ayo Makun and Lasisi Elenu have both reacted to the news and described it as unfortunate.

As of the time of filling this report, Davido’s family is yet to confirm the news of his son’s death.

Davido calls out INEC for failing to issue certificate of return to his uncle days after winning Osun gov election

The music star took to his Twitter page on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, where he called out the umpire body. 48hrs after our @AAdeleke_01 victory at the Osun Gubernatorial elections, we are yet to receive our certificate. @inecnigeria should we send you fuel money? LOL Please no one should tamper with the will of the Osun People! Issue the certificate as required by law!” he tweeted.

This is coming barely 48 hours after INEC declared Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party as the winner of the July 16 gubernatorial election in Osun State.

Adeleke polled 403,371 votes to defeat the incumbent governor of the state, Gboyega Oyetola, who polled 375,027 votes.

The PDP candidate won the governorship election with 28,344 votes.

Adeleke won 17 of the 30 Local Government Areas in the state.

This is the second time Adeleke and Oyetola will face each other in a gubernatorial contest.

In 2018, Oyetola defeated Adeleke after a rerun, which took place in seven polling units.

The incumbent governor won the election with 482 votes.

Davido gifts Osun governor-elect uncle Rolex wristwatch worth N90M

The music star gifted the wristwatch to the senator who recently won the Osun governorship election at his palatial home in Ede, Osun State. A video of the gift presentation was shared on the Instagram page of Davido’s aide, Israel DMW.

This is coming barely 48 hours after INEC declared Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party as the winner of the July 16 gubernatorial election in Osun State.

Adeleke polled 403,371 votes to defeat the incumbent governor of the state, Gboyega Oyetola, who polled 375,027 votes.

The PDP candidate won the governorship election with 28,344 votes.

Common features between Wizkid and Davido

Nigerian music industry has been so lucky to have the likes of Davido and Wizkid.

The two in their greatest peak have pushed the image of Afrobeat to world recognition.

Their unique musical qualities also have created a massive rivalry between them as they share several things in common. Since the two debuted in the genre of Afrobeat, they have bagged an enormous number of similar musical successes.

In this article, we shall outline these common qualities and discuss them. Check out below and be enlightened by the bond between Wizkid and Davido.

We shall outline these common qualities and discuss their beauty. Check it below and thrill to the bond of Wizkid and Davido.

Their debut songs were hits

After Wizkid signed to the EME, his debut song ‘Holla at your boy’ a massive track from his debut album ‘Superstar’ emerged as the number one song as of then.

He immediately bagged fame and became the point of attraction to date.

This also transpired in the life of Davido. His debut song ‘Back when’ featuring Nateo C who spiced it up with his rapping qualities also was a hit that derived Nigerians crazy.

It emerged to be one of the greatest Afrobeat songs that thrilled thousands of people. This bond also is yet to be quenched as Davido and Wizkid still dish out hit songs every single year.

They both were awarded the Headies in the category of the next rated artist in their debut year.

Wizkid often blew before Davido. In 2011, ‘Holla at your boy’ was nominated amongst the other hit songs in the category of next rated artist. As expected, Wizkid clinched the award boosting his energy and opening his plaque cabinet and account.

A year after, Davido also struck the limelight with his debut single and was also nominated for the next rated artist.

His debut single, Dami Duro clinched him the award and he bagged the plaque opening an account for other musical awards to flow in.

These similar qualities between Davido and Wizkid

Popular UK based pastor sprays Davido pounds in nightclub

Controversial United Kingdom-based pastor Tobi Adeboyega has been spotted spraying Nigerian music star, Davido, pounds in a nightclub.

Dressed in a baseball jacket and several gold necklaces the pastor was seen dancing with the music star as he performed his latest single, ‘Ke Star‘ featuring Focalist.

Adeboyega is the founder of Salvation Proclaimers Anointed Church (SPAC Nation), also known as the NXTION Family, a Pentecostal Church based in London, England. The flamboyant pastor has been caught in several controversies within and outside the church.

In 2021, the pastor took to social media, where he shared videos of his exotic cars.

Adebgoyega lives in a mansion valued at £2.5 million and drives flashy cars, such as an orange and a yellow Lamborghini, a black Mercedes Benz G-Wagon SUV, a black Brabus and a black Range Rover SUV.

These cars according to TheWillNigeria, cost between $150.000 and $2 million apiece.

This new video is coming days after Davido performed at his sold-out concert in the UK.

The concert had several Nigerian artists like PatorankingCKayTeniAdekunle GoldZlatanVict0ny, Pheelz and a host of others perform at the 20,000 O2 Arena, venue of the concert.

Other African artists who performed at the show include Stonebwoy and Focalist.

Wizkid says that he wants to see Burna Boy and Davido win

On January 22, 2022, Grammy-winning Nigerian superstar, Wizkid, was captured in a video saying that he wants to see everybody win. He also notes that it’s a good look for Nigerians.

He said, “People haven’t seen [us show each other love]. There’s actually unity, these niggas are actually cool. We’re all friends, we’re all family, we all love each other… I want to see everybody win and I’m sure everybody feels the same about us.

“No matter how bad we feel about each other, we still want to see each other win. So we have to show the fans in the videos, collabs and shows… It’s very important, man. It’s important for our people at home sef, all those people fighting genocide, who want to kill themselves.”

There’s been a lot of love in the Nigerian music industry recently. Burna Boy and Davido recently settled their beef. Just like Wizkid and Davido were recently seen hugging it out at a club. Olamide was also seen in the studio with Wizkid and Davido recently.

Davido donates entire N200M realised after sharing account details on Twitter to orphanages across Nigeria

Nigerian singer Davido has donated all the money he realized after sharing his bank details on Twitter to orphanages across the country.

The music star had earlier hinted at giving away the entire money.

In a statement released via his Twitter and Instagram pages on Saturday, November 20, 2021, the music star said he has set up a committee that will manage and distribute the money to the orphanage homes across the country.

“I am delighted to announce that all the funds received total N200,000,000 will be donated to orphanages across Nigeria as well as the Paroche Foundation,” part of the statement read.

He also revealed that he would be donating N50M in addition to the N200M realised.

The music star and father of three said his goal is to raise funds every year as part of activities to mark his birthday.

He prayed that his colleagues and friends would continue to support his benevolent act.

Davido raised N200M over 72 hours after he shared his account details on social media.

‘I got into trouble with the government because of #Endsars’ – Davido tells Trevor Noah in new interview

Nigerian music star Davido has revealed how he got into trouble with the Nigerian government during the #EndSars protest in 2020. The singer made this known during his guest appearance at Trevor Noah‘s ‘The Daily Show.’

Noah asked the music star how his song ‘Fem‘ became the anthem for the movement even though the song wasn’t recorded for the protest.

“I did not record that song thinking that was going to happen. Honestly, it is amazing how I saw my voice be an instrument for the people. It was amazing…I got into a lot of trouble, I got into a lot of trouble. I had to actually leave the country it was that bad because I got into a lot of trouble,” he said. “It was amazing to see people come out like that. I’ll tell you this, they listened, they heard us. They might have changed nothing but they were shocked.”

Davido was one of the celebrities who led the #Endsars protest in 2020.

He didn’t just protest as he helped secure the release of some of the protesters who had been arrested by the police authority.

The music star joined the list of celebrities who came out to lead or join the #EndSars protests across the country and abroad.

Davido’s official photographer, Fortune is reportedly dead

There are reports that Davido’s official photographer, Fortunate Umurname Peter is dead.

According to several posts on social media, the celebrity photographer passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2021.

“Davido’s photographer Fortune is dead. Jesus Christ. F**k I’m heartbroken, he’s my friend. I’m so heartbroken. It shouldn’t have been fortune God, he’s hardworking, very ambitious, he worked so hard to gain the spot he achieved like wtf,” one of the tweets read.

He was the brain behind most of Davido’s photos on Instagram and a member of his crew.

Fortune was born and raised in Bariga, Lagos but hails from Owerri in Imo state.

He was 24 years old.

Until his death, the celebrity photographer worked with several celebrities including Davido, PogbaPopcaanLil babyCassanovaMayorkunWizkidJidennaTiwa SavageBurna BoyPatorankingAkonDMW and many more.

Davido lifts suspension of his aide Israel DMW

Nigerian singer Davido has lifted the suspension on his aide and trusted ally, Israel DMW.

The music star and Israel were spotted in a video together for the first time in months, putting to rest the speculations about his suspension.

In the video, Israel couldn’t hold back his excitement as he reunited with his boss and friend.

Israel fell out with the music star in August after he openly declared support for embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari.

The senior police officer has been accused of collecting bribes from Internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas also known as Hushpuppi.

After the FBI released documents implicating the celebrated officer, as one of Huspuppi’s co-conspirators, Israel took to Instagram to say that he stands with the Deputy Commissioner of Police no matter what.

His comments were said to have led to his alleged dismissal from DMW.

He later took to social media where he appealed to well-meaning Nigerians to help save his job.

Here are the top 7 positions of Nigerian albums on the Billboard 200

With it, Burna Boy created a new peak for Nigerian artists on the same charts. However, on September 6, 2021, Wizkid’s ‘Made In Lagos’ overhauled all before it and charted at No. 28 on the Billboard 200.

This then got Pulse Nigeria asking; what are the other Nigerian albums to have charted on the Billboard 200? We were able to find five and here they are;

7.) Davido – A Better Time

Year of release: 2020

Label: Columbia Records/Sony

Weeks on the chart: 1

Peak: 170 [November 27, 2020]

A sequel to Davido’s A Good TimeA Better Timefollowed a year of heavyweight album releases by Nigerian superstars and it entered the charts. It also became Davido’s only appearance on the chart.

6.) Sunny Ade – Juju Music

Year of release: 1982

Label: Mango/Island Records

Weeks on the chart: 29

Peak: 111 [September 17, 1983]

When the album was released, it was described by The New York Times as the week’s best new dance music. At the time, Sunny Ade was two years away from being touted to be the replacement for Bob Marley.

5.) WIzkid – Sounds From The Other Side

Year of release: 2017

Label: Starboy/RCA UK

Weeks on the chart: 1

Peak: 107 [August 5, 2017]

Wizkid‘s crossover had been given a massive jolt by his production, writing and feature credits of Drake‘s 2016 No. 1 single, ‘One Dance.’ Thus Wizkid immediately followed it up with an album that was called an EP at the time. The crossover didn’t quite pan out as we’d hoped but we will always have this moment.

4.) Burna Boy – African Giant

Year of release: 2019

Label: Spaceship/Bad Habit/Atlantic/Warner

Weeks on the chart: 1

Peak position: 104 [August 10, 2019]

In 2019, Burna Boy quickly followed his well-received Outside album with African Giant –

Wizkid’s ‘Made In Lagos’ to become Nigeria’s highest charting album ever on the Billboard 200

On September 6, 2021, it became known that Wizkid’s Made In Lagos, has risen to a new position of No. 28 on the Billboard 200.

This comes after a ‘Essence (Remix)’ with Justin Bieber – which rose to No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 – and Made In Lagos (Deluxe).

With this new peak, ‘Made In Lagos’ becomes Nigeria’s highest charting album on the Billboard 200, surpassing Burna Boy’s Twice As Tallwhich peaked at No. 54. Last week, ‘Made In Lagos’ peaked at No. 58. When the album dropped in October 2020, ‘Made In Lagos’ peaked at No. 80.

In a review of ‘Made In Lagos (Deluxe),’ Pulse Nigeria noted that, “Made In Lagos’ has risen to No. 58 on the Billboard 200. The highest chart position for a Nigerian album on the chart is No. 54, by Burna Boy’s ‘Twice As Tall.’ With a deluxe version and surging success of ‘Essence,’ ‘Made In Lagos’ could rise even further on the charts.

Here is a list of other nigerian Albums that have entered the Billboard 200 :

Davido – A Better Time ( 2020 )

Sunny Ade – Juju Music ( 1983 )

Wizkid – Sounds From The Other Side ( 2017 )

Burna Boy – African Giant ( 2019 )

King Sunny Ade – Syncro System ( 1983 )

Burna Boy – Twice As Tall ( 2020 ).


Davido pays tribute to Obama DMW

Obama DMW reportedly died of suspected heart failure at a hospital in Lekki, Lagos state on Tuesday, June 29.

In a long post shared via his Instagram page on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, the music expressed his sadness over the demise of one of his close associates.

“This is by far the hardest thing I’ve had to write. I am hurt, broken, sad, and lost. For the first time in my life, I am EXTREMELY confused. The pain is one I cannot explain. 44 was more than an elder brother to me, he was a protector,” he wrote.

“He was someone that literally just always made me smile. He would do absolutely anything to make me smile, no matter the issue or problems I had. His response was always “Don’t worry, I’ll talk to them”, “Don’t worry I’ll sort it out”, “Don’t worry I’ll give them something”.

“I would never believe in a millions years I will be writing a tribute like this to someone so dear to me this soon. All my life it’s been “David you’re strong, David you’re strong”. 44 I won’t lie to you, this time around, this one WEAK ME!!”

“I miss you so much 44. You became so peaceful. You ound peace and purpose, a true generational influence. I cannot even begin to count the amount of people you helped, artistes you brought to me, people you brought together in nothing but love and brotherhood. Actors, artistes, influencers all. God!

“44 I swear you will never be forgotten. Up until now I cannot believe this is real, I don’t even know what I’m writing, I’m just writing. I’m just confused.”

“This has been such a haunting week for all of us. All of us, me, his family, his son, his daughter, his brothers, his friends, a whole brotherhood; God give us all the strength. This isn’t even about me, it’s about all of us, and all the amazing plans and vision you had. 44 I swear, I will not let a single one of

Obama DMW dies after driving himself to hospital

A member of Davido Music Worldwide crew, Obama DMW, Davido’s Road manager is dead.

It was learnt that Obama died at a hospital in Lekki, Lagos State on Tuesday (today), but the cause of his death was not disclosed.

Obama had driven himself to the hospital where he was admitted after complaining of having difficulty in breathing.

He however died shortly after. A video shared by media personality, N6, showed friends and loved ones at the hospital where DMW died. His corpse has been deposited in the mortuary ahead of his burial on June 30.…

Peter Okoye defeats Davido to win his first award as a solo artiste (Photo)

popularly known as Mr P, a former member of default group-Psquare, has won his first award as a solo artiste. He was named best international male artiste at the 2018 edition of the International Achievement Recognition Awards (IARA) in London, UK.

Peter Okoye defeated Davido, Diamond Platnumz, Cassper Nyovest, Medikal, Black Coffee, among others, to win the best international male artiste category.

Sharing the happy on Instagram, he said:

“this is just the beginning”.

He wrote: “My very first award as a solo act! You guys made this happen. Slow and Steady but surely! God is great.

“I was hoping to be in London but as you’re aware, I’m in the middle of my US/Canadian Tour at the moment! I will be by to pick up my award personally.

“Thanks again and I’d like to dedicate thisaward to my super fans and my awesome son Cameron who’s birthday is today. Double celebration for sure. More coming.

“Team P this one is for Us! Thanks for the love and support. This is just the beginning. I may not be there yet, but I’m closer than I was yesterday.”

Davido to perform alongside Nicki Minaj, CardiB, Nas & others at One Music Fest in New York

Davido joins a selected list of top rated artistes billed to perform at the One Music Festival holding in New York, US from September 8-9, 2018.

Fresh from being announced as one of the artistes that will grace the stage at Jay Z’s ‘Made in America’ Festival which is scheduled to hold on the weekend of September 1-2, Davido has again hit a big one as he has been listed to perform at the 8th edition of the One Music Festival.

In a tweet posted earlier today, June 5, this year’s edition will feature the likes of Nas, Cardi B, Big Sean, T.I, Common, Big K.R.I.T, Davido and more.

Davido Signs Sauce Kid To DMW

Davido Music Worldwide has reportedly announced the latest addition to its stable in the person of Sauce Kid, now known as Sinzu.

Earlier today, March 28, Davido had posted a tweet teasing his fans that there was a major announcement in the offing and it will be made later tonight during his show in the United States.

He was later spotted on stage in DC alongside Sauce Kid performing the latter’s 2011 hit single Çarolina on stage and in a snapchat post by Davido, it has now been revealed that the latest addition to the ever increasing ranks of his DMW gang is no other person than the rapper formerly known as Sauce Kid.

ALSO READ: 3 things Sinzu needs to do upon his return

Just last week, Davido had also announced the signing of Idowest expanding a label that already houses the likes of Davido himself, Mayorkun, Dremo, Peruzzi and Yonda, while hinting that he might also be adding a female artist soon.

Sauce Kid, whose real name is Babalola Falemi was recently released from Prison  after serving two years for aggravated identity theft.

The rapper first came to reckoning with his breakout single, Omoge released in 2005, which featured legendary artist, Mike Okri.

Sauce Kid was to go on and enjoy a spell in the music scene following his return to the country delivering hit records like YebaribaE don dey mad, Under G and Carolina.…

Wizkid Pleads With His Fans To Vote Davido For BET Awards

Months after Wizkid and Davido settled, the bromance is still alive and happily growing as we can imagine.

Wizkid took to his instagram account to canvass for votes for his colleague, Davido who recently got nominated in the upcoming BET Award show.

His supposed bestie, Tiwa Savage, was also nominated in the same category as Davido, and after posting Davido’s photo, Wizkid also asked his 5.1 million fans to go vote for Tiwa.

He wrote; “Oya my people! Go vote my guy @davidoofficial . Y’all know he deserves it. He put in work🙏🏾 #OneAfrica! #TogetherwePush”

On Tiwa’s case, he wrote; “Oya don’t dull!! Vote da Hardest working woman i know @tiwasavage !! #OneAfrica! 🌹🙏🏾 #Togetherwepush”…

Davido Signs Idowest To DMW

Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) has signed a new artist and his name is Idowest.

Davido made the announcement on his Instagram page, sharing a photo of the artist signing his contract.

With the caption: “Welcome to DMW !! IDOWEST!!!!!! You have proved ur worth!!!! NOW LETS GET MONEY!! JI MASUN!! Cc @officialidowest @prince_ii 🏆”…