David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, Nigerian singer, has mourned the de@th of six close friends in the last three years, The Nigerian superstar told his music crew that he lost his seizure close friends during the production of his new single ‘Stand Strong’.
The 29 year old talked about the motivation behind his new single which he dropped on the 13th of May, In a video posted on Twitter on Friday.
“For the past like two to three years, I lost like six of my best closest friends, just overcoming obstacles and still being able to be here and being alive, that’s what the song is all all about, Just know that anytime you’re singing the song, you’re also praying for them,” he said.
In the past five years, Davido has been hit with several de@ths.
A friend of the singer identified as Olugbemiga Abiodun was found de@d in his car in October 2017.
The 2016 graduate of the University of Essex, UK was the son of the chairman of Heyden Petroleum, Dapo Abiodun.
Another friend of the singer Tagbo Umeike also d#ed in 2017.
Davido’s bodyguard, Tijani Olamilekan aka Teejay also d#ed In December 2020 after battling with an illness.
Davido’s aide Obama DMW died in June 2021 after complaining of shortness of breath, reports said he drove himself to a hospital in the Lekki area of Lagos where he eventually d#ed a few hours later.
In September 2021, Davido’s photographer Fortune Umunname drowned in Lagos.