- Davido's appearance in Coming 2 America has left social media users buzzing with reactions
- The movie premiered in Nigerian cinemas nationwide on March 5, 2021
- The singer who appeared as himself will earn lifetime royalties from the movie which is a sequel to the 1988 movie Coming to America
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Nigerians on social media are currently celebrating Nigerian singer, David Adeleke better known as Davido following his epic feature in the most anticipating movie, Coming 2 America.
The movie which premiered on March 5, 2021, in Nigeria and saw several celebrities showing up for the event.
However, Nigerians on social media aren't just excited about the movie but the fact that Nigeria's very own OBO was part of the project.
According to Top Music Charts NG, Davido will earn lifetime royalties from the movie and would be part of those honoured should the movie receive any awards or nominations.
Twitter user, Vinnie shared a clip from a cinema that captured some Nigerians' reaction after seeing Davido in the movie.
Below are some comments from social media users expressed how proud they are of the singer:
"@davido cameo in #ComingToAmerica2 premiered globally today. I am always proud of Nigerian musicians. Oscar loading!"
"#davido will be getting royalties, nominations and awards for being part of the cast on #ComingToAmerica2 Shekpe Fire e choke"
"To think Davido is Just 28 and he has achieved so many things, he is the youngest Legend ever . So I celebrate Davido Appearance in #ComingToAmerica2 feels so good yeah."
"#davido has just unlocked a whole new level with his feature on #ComingToAmerica2 for Nigerians, Afrobeats and Africa. This movie and Davido's scene will be viewed and talked about for decades across the world, ASSURANCE will become an evergreen song Hundred points symbol. Omo e choke, Shekpe."
"So Davido will continue receiving royalties from #ComingToAmerica2 even after he dies, this man deserves a statue in Lagos!"
Davido featuring on #ComingToAmerica2 is a big ups to him, Afrobeats and Nigeria. This is not the time to compare artists but to celebrate how well our musicians are working hard to project Nigeria well on the international scene. Big Tropical for all our awesome Musicians."
Davido performing in #ComingToAmerica2 is another reminder of how big Nigerian music is. Add that to Burna Boy being listed to perform in the Grammys and Wizkid being celebrated by Drake all in the last few days. We global! Nigeria to the World!"
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In the movie, Davido was spotted singing his popular song Assurance as a young man and woman walked hand in hand, to the admiration of their guests.
A few hours after the movie was released, the Nigerian singer took to his Instagram page to comment on how he felt about his feature.
Davido shared a video where he was spotted looking at his own scene. As his scene ended, he looked back at his friends whose voices were heard in the background and laughed while saying something inaudible.
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Kumashe Yaakugh is a Legit.ng journalist with three years of working experience in the media industry. She graduated from Benue State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication. Kumashe is an entertainment and lifestyle editor reporting mostly on entertainment and human interest stories. When she isn't working, Kumashe uses her spare time to read about historical events, music and cultures around the world. Learn more about her on Twitter @kvmashe