“I have the direct phone numbers of 13 presidents” – Davido

Written by on January 29, 2018

“I have the direct phone numbers of 13 presidents” – Davido

Award Winning Music star, Davido Adeleke popularly known as Davido, one of the most influential and sought-after artistes on the continent recounts the days of  humble beginnings in his career. He said his father was not happy with his career path till he had to prove his worth.

The leader of the 30 billion gang claims he now has the Telephone numbers of Thirteen (13) Presidents in the world who promptly take his calls.


In a chat with MTV Base, the singer said:

“When I released the song back then, I did not know that it was going to be that big. Then I went back to school and the love that I was shown was overwhelming, let alone the way girls began to treat me. That one song with the video made my father realise that I had the talent. And then, I did the song, ‘Dami Duro’. The song became so big and I remember that the President at the time called my father to talk about me and the song”. 


Even during my father’s business meetings with his friends, they would mention my name and the song. Before long, I started travelling and doing shows around the world. Now I have the numbers of about 13 presidents on my phone and if I call them, they would answer the call. Then the award came and it set me on another level” he said.

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