Davido react to Burna Boy and Wizkid win for the 63rd annual ceremony
Nigerian Afrobeat singer Davido don react to Burna Boy and Wizkid Grammy award win.
On March 14, 2021, top Nigerian music stars, Burna Boy and Wizkid, won their first-ever Grammy Awards and their colleague, Davido eventually reacted to the news.
The Nigerian social media space was buzzing with excitement after the wins were announced and it came as no surprise that many people were awaiting a reaction from DMW boss, Davido.
Over time, people had been known to pit the artistes against each other and it is safe to say they are not on the best of terms. However, Davido soon took to social media to react to the good news.
Shortly after Burna and Wizkid’s win was announced, Davido took to his page to tweet an adaptation of his popular slang, e choke.
“Who Dey breeeeeeeeeeeet”Several hours later, he accompanied his initial post with a tweet saying that their wins were a big victory for Nigeria. He also made sure to congratulate them.
“Whichever way you look at it, this is a victory for Nigeria for the culture and for my people! Congrats to our winners! Tule Naija! Flag of Nigeria #Grammys #foreverchoke”
Burna Boy broke the Nigerian music record at the 63rd Grammy Awards by winning a Grammy award for his album, ‘Twice As Tall.”
On the same night, Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun won his first-ever Grammy Award after two nominations.
The win came through his duet with Beyonce on the song, ‘Brown Skin Girl’ off the 2019 album, ‘The Lion King.’
Sikiru Adepoju is the first Nigerian to win a Grammy for his performance in an album jointly produced.
Burna Boy remains the first Nigeria-based, solo artiste to win the Grammys.