Afrobeats singer David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has spoken out about how being famous has had a negative impact on those close to him, particularly his children, nieces, and nephews.
He made this known while featuring as a guest in a recent episode on ABtalks podcast.
According to the singer, fame comes with its good and bad side, adding that he has been a recipient of both outcomes.
The OBO crooner said that his family also gets to be affected by his fame, recounting an experience where his nephew and nieces had to switch schools because of the treatment they got on account of them being related to him.
The singer added that his own daughter was once bullied in school for being his daughter.
“I would lie to you if I say I don’t like fame. I mean it has its good and bad parts. I get anything I want with this face and with this smile but it gets stressful too cos it affects the private aspect of my life and my family.
“Like my dad will just send me something on the blog, like ‘what’s this?’, and I am like, ‘it’s a lie, don’t worry about that.’
“And even things I do affect my family. Anything I do as Davido will affect my family just like my sister had to move her kids out of some school because everyone knew this is Davido’s nephew and niece and it was weird because of how people treated them, so now they are in different schools, and when they know they are related to me, it is always crazy.
“My daughter was even getting bullied in school cos she was my daughter….so fame has good sides but also bad sides.”
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Udeogu Chinedu Paul is a profound DJ whose fame has been confirmed In the whole of the Eastern hemisphere of Nigerian.
Dj storm as he is fondly called was born on the 1st of April, 1998 and attended Saint Paul primary school and later attended Ikwodiaku Primary school, Awka before later proceeding to Bishop Chrowther Seminary, Awka.
Asides being in the game for at least 5 years, he has also carved a lifetime niche for himself that will be very hard for any other DJ to compete with. Little wonder why he charges nothing less than three hundred thousand naira (300k) per show. This charge may be huge but then he has many requests because he delivers massively at every show.
So far so good, any show DJ storm attends has been confirmed to turn to carnival as attendees would not want to leave with the way he would light up the show.
DJ storm speaking with newsmen confirmed it that in the nearest future, he would love to be in the same caucus with the likes of international DJs like DJ Khalid, DJ Kaskade, DJ Steve Aoki and so on.
He also went ahead to list the artistes he would love to work with in the nearest future, he mentioned the likes of American musicians like Drake, Jay z, Rihana and so on and most especially Nigerian artistes like 2face, phyno, Olamide, Kiss Daniel, Wizkid and Davido.
He concluded by saying he is not limiting himself to Nigeria entertainment industry alone, his prayer is to be an international Dj whose impact would be felt all over the world. He also plans to have an institution where young and upcoming DJs would have a platform to showcase their talents to the world and also benefit immensely from.
Bolanle Ninalowo features in ‘Extraction part 2’
Nollywood actor Bolanle Ninalowo has sent fans into a frenzy as he features in “Extraction Part 2” with an on-set video.
The video, which was shared on his Instagram page has sparked speculation about Ninalowo’s role in the highly anticipated sequel.
In the short clip, Bolanle Ninalowo can be seen on the film set, surrounded by crew members and other cast members.
While the details of his character and the plot of “Extraction Part 2” remain undisclosed, the actor’s presence has created excitement among fans who are eager to see him in action.
Ninalowo, known for his charismatic on-screen performances, has been steadily making a name for himself in the Nigerian film industry.
With numerous successful projects under his belt, his involvement in a high-profile international production like “Extraction Part 2” is seen as a significant milestone in his career.
The “Extraction” franchise, which debuted on Netflix in 2020, gained immense popularity worldwide, thanks to its thrilling action sequences and compelling storyline.
The news of a sequel has been eagerly awaited by fans, and Ninalowo’s participation has added another layer of anticipation.
As fans eagerly await further updates on “Extraction Part 2” and Ninalowo’s role in the film, his on-set video has generated buzz and speculation on social media.
Crux Nation to showcase African music, culture in UK
Following its recently concluded The YAGI “Young and Getting It” night of music event, Crux Nation has announced it has concluded plans to showcase the best of African music and culture in the UK in the coming months.
According to the musical firm, it has lined up a series of events that will celebrate the richness and diversity of African music, featuring a range of talented artists from across the continent.
“In the coming months, we are planning a series of events that will celebrate the richness and diversity of African music, featuring a range of talented artists from across the continent. One of their upcoming events is the “Afro-Fusion Fest”, a multi-day festival that will bring together some of the most exciting and innovative artists working in the genre today. They are also planning a series of smaller shows and events that will provide a platform for emerging artists and help to foster a vibrant and dynamic music scene in the UK,” Cruz Nation said in a statement.
“Crux Nation is committed to producing events that are not only entertaining but also educational and culturally enriching. The events will aim to provide a platform for African artists to showcase their talents and share their stories, while also building bridges between cultures and promoting understanding and respect. We are excited about the future of African music in the UK, and we look forward to continuing to bring the best of the continent’s music and culture to audiences across the country.”
Recall that The YAGI “Young and Getting It” night of music event, which was held on April 28, 2023, had showcased the incredible talent of indie African artistes in the UK, which included Dhanny Jazz, Kdel, Dejavoo, Sammy G Live Band and Habib Winter.
Overall, the “Young and Getting It” night of music event was a resounding success and a testament to the skill and expertise of Olabamidele Badmus and the Crux Nation team. The event showcased the incredible talent of indie African artistes in the UK and provided an unforgettable experience for attendees.
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