- Music star Olakira during an interview revealed how he felt when Davido reached out to him for the remix of his song
- The singer said he almost collapsed when the video call came in and explained how they produced the hit in 24 hours
- Olakira further maintained that he never believed in himself as an artist because he was a producer making songs for people
Popular Nigerian singer, Adelusola Ebenezer Adefemi better known as Olakira, has shared how he reacted to the humbling moment music superstar, Davido reached out to him.
Olakira and his record label boss were guests of the Adesope Live Afrobeats podcast where they talked about his growth from a producer and songwriter to a singer.
Olakira revealed that he never believed he could be a musician because he was a producer and songwriter.
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He said he worked closely with Dotman when he was with the label and he wasn't a singer then.
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How their relationship started
Sharing how his relationship with Davido started, Olakira stated:
"Davido called me from the States via dm, Dremo then reached out to me that Davido needs to speak with me, he called me with Yankee number.
"I almost collapsed when Davido called me, I was looking at him, he was looking at me I don't even know what to say. He was I like your song, oya na, we recorded that very day, he was like I'm done."
Olakira further hinted that he produced his matching hit Massaratti himself.
Watch the full interview below:
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He said working with the brothers is like a family because they have been great to him.
He also talked about why he changed his name from Drey Milli to Ruger and his signature of covering one of his eyes.
Ruger finally spoke about his chances at award shows where he said his fans are the best people to decide that.