Nigerian music industry was on Saturday, May 2, 2020 at about 11:58 pm shaken by a tweet from one of the country’s prominent singer and superstar, David Adedeji Adeleke popularly know as Davido after he announced a collaboration with American rap queen, Onika Maraj better known as Nicki Minaj.
Davido clearly tweeted that he has a song with Nicki which was produced by Nigerian music producer and Davido Music Worldwide in-house hit maker, Speroachbeatz.
“OBO X NICKI MINAJ. prod by SPEROACH!! BARBZ”
OBO X NICKI MINAJ 🔥🔥🔥 prod by SPEROACH!! BARBZ 🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄— Davido (@davido) May 2, 2020
On another tweet, the afropop award winner, Davido noted that his third studio album, A BETTER TIME is coming forth in July 2020.
“Album. July… A BETTER TIME”, he tweeted
Album . July … A BETTER TIME— Davido (@davido) May 2, 2020
Social media users and indeed fans of the singer have taken to the micro-blogging platform, Twitter to share their excitement over the announcement and expressed their joy as they wait for the collaborative hit song.
Check out some reactions below;
A Big shout-out to Davido for letting Nicki Minaj on that track ,now she's about to Blow and her career is going to a higher level, we rise by lifting others— Dehkunle of Africa 💧🐐 (@Dehkunle) May 2, 2020
✰ lol all Davido wants to do is make music and just be happy but Una must always talk. If you’re not a fan, let we the fans enjoy what he is giving us.— Ug (@JustinUg_) May 2, 2020
Davido announced that he has a song ft Nicki Minaj and i'm seeing some disrespectful comments from y'all ,do I need to remind you that my fav steadily puts Afrobeats on the world scene at every opportunity he gets and he does it effortlessly ,King David !! ✨— Dehkunle of Africa 💧🐐 (@Dehkunle) May 2, 2020
Davido is dropping an album “A Better Time” later this year.— E (@iamOkon) May 2, 2020
Wizkid is expected to release “Made in Lagos” this year, Burna Boy has also confirmed there’s “African Giant 2” too this this year.
2020 is the year afrobeats finally takes over. Great stuff. 💪🏽