Award-winning Nigerian singer, David Adeleke also known as Davido, has said he and his counterpart, Wizkid were the first young artistes to become successful.
He claimed that everybody is aware of this and noted that he was excited to see “new cats” dominating the music industry.
Davido grouped Burna Boy, Rema, Fireboy, Mayorkun and Asake as the ‘new cats’ who came after him and Wizkid.
The music executive made this statement during an interview that’s trending on social media platforms
He said; “Everybody knows that I was one of the first, Wizkid and I were the first young artists to blow up and it feels good seeing new cats like Burna Boy, Rema, Fireboy, and Mayorkun.
You know a lot of new cats coming, killing it…Asake who was on my album. So, yes, I think the future of Afrobeat is in good hands.”
Fans have taken to social media to share their thoughts in reaction to the controversial comment.
Watch the video below:
“Wizkid and I were the first young artistes to blow up and it feels good seeing new cats like Burna Boy, Rema, Fireboy, Mayorkun and Asake kllling it now”— BASITO (@itzbasito) June 8, 2023
– Davido pic.twitter.com/qBf5SnKg3n