- Davido has opened up about his decision to go into music instead of the family business
- The singer in an interview with Grammy museum revealed he wasn't concentrating in school
- According to Davido, the decision to go into music was not born out of rebellion but passion
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It is no news that Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, professionally known as Davido, comes from a billionaire family. His father, Adedeji Adeleke is a business magnate, founder and president of Adeleke University.
While his siblings joined the family business, Davido took a different direction - music. In a recent interview with Grammy Museum, he explained why he decided to go into music.
When asked why he didn't join the family business, he revealed he wasn't concentrating on a lot of things including his school. He revealed that his decision to go into music was not influenced by rebellion but passion.
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"It wasn't like oh I wanna go and rebel and do my own thing. It wasn't really that. I was just in love with music. I couldn't concentrate on anything else.
I was slacking in school, I was slacking in a lot of other things I was meant to be focusing on. It was just music music music. I had to fight for it. It was what I knew I was destined to do," he said.
Watch the full interview below:
Davido continues to win with his music career and his friends and music labels have served as avenues to know his progress after he went off the online space a few weeks ago.
Recently, the singer's personal assistant Aloma and his manager Asa Asika shared good news online as regards the Blow My Mind crooner.
Aloma took to his official Instagram page to share a video of the singer celebrating his new win. Davido's A Good Time album recorded over one billion streams worldwide.
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In another report, the singer shared some of his experiences with racism as a teenager who grew up in America.
The Risky crooner said that he went to school in Alabama which was a predominantly white state. He added that being an African in a university that had only 13% black people was not easy.
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