Singer Victor AD Finally Reacts to Claims That Davido Stole Hit Song Jowo and Blocked Him on Social Media

Singer Victor AD Finally Reacts to Claims That Davido Stole Hit Song Jowo and Blocked Him on Social Media

- Top Nigerian singer, Davido, has been embroiled in another controversy on social media after claims that music star, Victor AD, accused him of theft

- According to a Twitter user, Thug Life, Victor reportedly claimed that the 30BG star stole his hit track ‘Jowo’ from him and proceeded to block him on social media

- The news made the rounds online and internet users had interesting things to say about it

-Victor AD finally reacted to the claims and labelled them as false

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Top Nigerian singer, Davido, is undoubtedly not a stranger to controversy. News recently made the rounds on social media that another music star, Victor AD, claimed that the DMW boss stole his hit track, Jowo, from him.

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In a post shared on Twitter by a user called Thug Life, he claimed that Victor AD reportedly confirmed to Hip TV during an interview that Davido stole Jowo.

According to the post, the 30BG star heard the track when they both recorded the song they worked on together called Tire You.

The tweet explained further that Victor did not suspect any foul play and was surprised to hear Jowo on Davido’s A Better Time album without his management’s knowledge or consent.

Davido Accused of Stealing Hit Song ‘Jowo’ From Victor AD and Blocking Him on Social Media, Fans React
Davido has been accused of stealing Jowo from Victor AD. @davido, Victor Adere
Source: Instagram

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Thug Life added that Davido reportedly blocked Victor AD on all his social media platforms and even threatened to ruin him.

The tweet reads:

“Victor AD just confirmed Davido stole his record "Jowo". According to AD; OBO heard d song after they recorded "Tire You". He was surprised to see d song on ABT without him/his mgt consent; He said Davido blocked him on Socials & threatened to ruin him. This wickedness.”

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See the post below:

However, a search through Victor AD's page showed that while Davido is not following the singer, the Wetin You Gain crooner is still following the DMW boss. See screenshot below:

Davido Accused of Stealing Hit Song ‘Jowo’ From Victor AD and Blocking Him on Social Media, Fans React
Victor AD still follows Davido on Instagram despite claims that the singer blocked him. Photo: @victoradere
Source: Instagram

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As expected, the news made the rounds and garnered enough attention to make Victor AD top the Twitter trends table. A number of music lovers shared their hot takes about the development. Read some of their comments below:

Mami said Davido uses people:

Jerry said all Davido's songs are written by other people:

Timmy asked Davido to rest:

Lucy Chioma advised people to hear Davido's side of the story:

This tweep said if Victor had released the song it would not be a hit:

This tweet labelled the claim as false:

Well, Victor AD eventually put the rumours to rest after reacting to the claims. In a new post on Twitter, he said that the tweet from Thug Life was false and added that he did not write Jowo.

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In his words:

"Omo no be me write JOWO for @davido. I don’t know where all this is coming from. make una let baba celebrate him 10yrs in peace #olofofo"

See the tweet below:

Davido's lawyer, Bobo Ajudua, also explained that Jowo was written by Davido and Oladeinde Okubajo.


This is coming just a few days after Davido celebrated his 10 years in the Nigerian music industry. He took to social media to thank his senior colleague, Naeto C, for giving him a chance.

In his tweet, he thanked the rapper for dropping a verse on his hit song, Back When, which shot him into the limelight.

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