Famous Afrobeats superstar, David Adeleke, popularly known by his stage name, Davido, has said that he and his colleague, Wizkid were the first young Nigerian artists to hit stardom.
The singer, however, remarked that he was excited to see “new cats” the likes of Burna Boy, Rema, Fireboy, Mayorkun and Asake now prospering in the music industry.
The DMW boss made this known in an interview that went viral on social media on Thursday.
He said, “Wizkid and I were the first young artists to blow up and it feels good seeing new cats like Burna Boy, Rema, Fireboy, Mayorkun, you know a lot of new cats coming, killing it…Asake who was on my album.
“So, yes, I think the future of Afrobeat is in good hands.”
His statement has since stirred up reactions on social media with some fans of Burna Boy’s dragging Davido for placing the Grammy-award singer in the same bracket with upcoming music artistes.
Watch him speak below;