Davido almost sold out O2 Arena, plans ‘America’ next

Jan 29, 2019 |

Davido scored a mjor feat days ago when he headlined his show at O2 Arena. It is a big leap for Afrobeats. With appearance by Idris Elba and Popcaan, the African star nearly sold out the O2 arena – as reported by The Guardian

Here is a review of the show by Caroline Sullivan:

Seconds later, there’s David Adeleke himself, making a rock star’s entrance on a platform that emits sparks as it travels overhead. Encased in sequins and shades, he would be a considerable presence even if his keening voice were less compelling. He allows the audience to sing most of the opening Aye for him, jumping in on the choruses; the indomitably uplifting music, played by backing band the Compozers, contrasts strikingly with his downtempo voice. He takes over on Back When, whipping through its playful boasts with the confidence of a man who’s just telling his truth as he sees it.

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The African superstar has revealed that he has his eyes set on filling up a venue at the US. See his Instagram post below:

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