Davido Reveals Future Plans to Expand Talent Into Filmmaking to Tell Real Nigerian Stories

Davido Reveals Future Plans to Expand Talent Into Filmmaking to Tell Real Nigerian Stories

  • Nigerian international star Davido revealed his long-term goals in the entertainment industry as a creative tycoon
  • In his latest interview with the prestigious American magazine Forbes, he spoke about taking life seriously as he rounds up his 20s
  • The 30 billion gang singer also disclosed how he intends to give the entertainment industry a new look while taking inspiration from his dad

Nigerian Afrobeats icon Davido has disclosed his long-term goals to increase his creative industry to cut across other fields.

In his recent interview with Forbes, the 30BG boss gave an insight into his musical empire and what he intends to do in the near future.

Davido in Forbes Magazine, Davido Timeless album picture
Pictures of Davido Credit: @forbes, @davido
Source: Instagram

Speaking with Steven Bertoni of the prestigious American magazine Forbes, Davido mentioned that he wants to expand from music production to filmmaking, where he would launch a media company to back stories from Nigerian writers and directors.

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Buttressing further, the Stand Strong crooner revealed his desire to invest more in his father’s business and take on more responsibility as he advances in life.

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Davido stated:

"I want to get into my dad’s company and learn more about electric generation," says Davido, who sits on Pacific Holdings’ board of directors and often Zooming into quarterly meetings while on tour.
"I’ve gotten to meet so many important people and presidents from around the world—so I have some leverage to expand the business to new places where people are fans of my music."

Davido’s father, Adedeji Adeleke, is the founder of Pacific Holdings Limited, which has grown into an industrial conglomerate whose power plants generate most of West Africa’s electricity.

Botswana president shouts excitedly as he welcomes Davido to the country

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Nigerian singer Davido is loved both at home and abroad, and sometimes, even distinguished dignitaries lose their cool upon meeting him.

The singer, on April 24, attended the Forbes Under 30 summit in Botswana, and he met with the country's president. This was after his energetic Timeless concert in Lagos on April 23.

In a video shared on his Instagram story channel, Mokgweetsi Masisi shouted Davido's name and laughed with joy as he sighted the singer.

Source: Legit.ng

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Chinasa Afigbo (Editor) Chinasa Afigbo is a pop culture/music journalist and content writer with over four years of experience in other mainstream media organisations, including Vanguard Media and Guardian Life. She holds a degree in Information Management Technology from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO). She also moved on to pursue courses in writing & media communications. Chinasa has also been published in other Intl journals, like The African Report. Reach her at: chinasa.afigbo@corp.legit.ng.

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