- Afrobeat star Davido recently trended as reports about him selling out his concert tickets for the 'Are We African Yet? (AWAY) Festival at $2k went viral
- Reports have it that tickets for the AWAY Festival have all been sold out, and the State Farm Stadium in Arizona is set to be filled to the brim
- Davido, during an interview with Zane Lowe, spoke about the upcoming concert and what he intends to achieve with it
Nigerian international Afrobeat superstar David Adeleke, better known as Davido, recently trended as reports about his upcoming AWAY concert made headlines.
The stadium capacity is 63,400 for regular sports games/matchdays. But for concerts, it can be pushed as far as 70k-80k.
According to reports on the official website of the State Farm Stadium, tickets for Davido's AWAY concert are sold out.
An average of each of the standard tickets is noted to have been sold for $2k.
Davido shares his mission for the AWAY concert
During a recent interview with Zane Lowe and Apple Music, the Afrobeat star shared his thoughts about the concert and what he intends to achieve with it.
He noted that as much as it is a celebration of the African culture, he also intends to use it to raise awareness about the current condition of things back home.
See reports confirming that tickets for AWAY were sold out:
Watch an excerpt of David's interview with Zane Lowe:
See reactions that trailed the announcement
Here are some of the reactions that the report & interview stirred online:
"People really bought that 2k dolls ticket."
"Sold out as usual."
"The best in the game."
"Sold out king."
"STOP PLAYINGGGGG, we coming through."
"Let's go there. 001 for a reason ♥️♥️♥️. Don't play!"
"OBO na Atlanta guy normally, but doing this numbers in Arizona that next level."
"The most decorated Afrobeat artistKing OBO."
"You speak intellectually like a proper artiste."
"Biggest afrobeats artist of all time. Number one don't forget."
"Baba ibeji next Grammy winner!"
Davido reveals how he spent N927 million he made from a US Show
Legit.ng recalls reporting some comments made by Davido during his recent interview with Zane Lowe.
While on Zane Lowe's podcast, David shared how he made roughly $1.1m from his Capital One Arena concert in Washington, DC.
However, what caught most people's attention from the interview was Davido revealing that he re-invested more than half of his profits right back into production.