Why we’re grateful for Davido and Wizkid’s new-found friendship

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    ...every artist want to be as big as Wizkid and Davido.

    By Adeyemi Falade

    …every artist want to be as big as Wizkid and Davido.

    2016 has been a tough year on relationships in the Nigerian music industry. In fact, one might say it is the year of ‘un-relationships’.

    What started with Olamide and Don Jazzy on New Year’s Day at the Headies infected even ties that go beyond music, as in the case of the Psquare family.

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    Don Jazzy and Olamide end their rift publicly on January 3, 2016.

    So forgive me, if I think Wizkid and Davido’s new friendship is a big deal, especially given their past history of squabbles, subs and slander. If you don’t remember, let me to refresh your memory.

    Rivalry between these two was always inevitable. Although Wizkid won our hearts first, Davido came on the scene and made us love him.

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    Wizkid in Ojuelegba music video.

    While most may say Wizkid’s grass to grace story is more compelling and a major reason why many Nigerians are drawn to his music, Davido too has proven himself an undeniable superstar, through sheer hard work, which is rare for an ‘OBO’ (Omo Baba Olowo) that many thought was just going to be a one hit wonder.

    Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi - the current world best soccer stars. Photo: Getty Images
    Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi – the current world best soccer stars. Photo: Getty Images

    The bigger these two grew as artistes, the greater their Messi-Ronaldo-type rivalry. Along the way, they even encountered similar struggles as young men e.g. baby …Read More

    Source:: The NET