2015 has definitely been good to David Adedeji Adeleke, aka Davido, as the young Nigerian pop star has been named the Forbes most influential African for 2015.
His 2011 single “Dami Duro” brought the young talented artist to the limelight and ever since he has been consistent with a couple of hit songs every year.
He has proven that his growth in Africa’s entertainment industry is not just based on his father’s wealth. Although, he has only released one album titled “Omo Baba Olowo (OBO).
Davido’s position as Forbes most influential African artiste is based on his influence, acceptance, and brand power on and off social media in 2015 especially in countries outside the shores of Nigeria. He has a huge international fan base, and he also made his acting debut this year in the movie, John Zerebe
Davido is the CEO of his record company, HKN, which has over four artistes on his roster. He has a highly anticipated sophomore album dropping in the first quarter of 2016, alongside a cute little baby girl to take care of. This accolade will definitely put him under pressure to surpass the success of his debut album.