Proud Moment As Nigerian Superstar Davido Speaks to Forbes CCO on the Growth of Afrobeats, Fans React

Proud Moment As Nigerian Superstar Davido Speaks to Forbes CCO on the Growth of Afrobeats, Fans React

  • Nigerian international singer Davido put the country’s creative industry on the map once more with his participation at the Forbes 30 Under 30 summit
  • The 30 Billion Gang principal was on the conference panel, where he spoke to the CCO of Forbes on the enigma of Afrobeats
  • The video of Davido in an executive chat with Forbes brought some level of pride to his countrymen about his impact

Nigerian global star Davido recently added more shoulder pads to the egos of his fellow countrymen as he had a chat with the Chief Content Officer (CCO) of Forbes, Randall Lane.

The singer, who is currently in Botswana for the Forbes 30 under 30 summit, was captured during an interview where he spoke insightfully on the growth and business of Afrobeats.

Davido speaks to Randall Lane, 2023 Forbes 30 under 30, Davido in Puma
Davido speaks to Randall Lane at 2023 Forbes 30 under 30. Credit: @forbes, @davido
Source: Instagram

According to Davido, the music business has grown dynamic, and anyone can become a superstar with the help of digital music platforms.

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The 30BG crooner noted that people could make a song in their bedroom and upload it on streaming platforms, and the story changes.

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"Now music is not only about auditory pleasure, now we always try to find creative angles to it so that it moves seamlessly with the social trend," he said.

Watch his interview below:

Fans react to Davido's chat with Forbes CCO




"The Greatest."


"The Biggest."


"I’m in love with Forbes already."

Botswana president shouts excitedly as he welcomes Davido to the country

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.

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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.

Davido brags as he appears on Forbes Magazine's cover

Meanwhile, previously reported how Davido set a record for himself as he was on the cover of the prestigious magazine Forbes.

The singer, who couldn't hide his excitement, took to his social media timeline to share a cover photo of him in the magazine as he expressed gratitude to the Forbes team.

Davido went on to declare himself a godfather.


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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:

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