The Inspiration For Me Has Been My Father – Davido

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Davido, father

Nigerian Afro pop maestro, Davido, said his billionaire father has been his inspiration.

Adedeji Adeleke, Davido’s father, is a business magnate, founder and president of Adeleke University of Adeleke University in Osun State as well as the CEO of Pacific Holdings Limited.

The talented singer stated this while speaking about his biggest inspiration during a performance on NPR’s Tiny Desk, a video series of live concerts hosted by NPR Music in Washington.

“The inspiration for me has been my father, a Nigerian-American like me. He studied in the States. I studied there myself. I went to HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities), a predominantly black college,’’ Davido stated.

According to him, his father worked as a manager at Burger King, a fast-food restaurant in the US before he became wealthy. 

 “My dad went to one as well. He used to work at Burger King. He was a manager at Burger King,” he added.