Nigerian music star, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke, has spoken on the relationship between Nigerians and South Africans.
There seemed to be bad blood between citizens of both countries during the xenophobia period.
In a recent interview, Davido preached unity between both countries In time past, music in many parts of the world thrived on bad blood and beef as it even led to violence and the death of some superstars. However, now that times have changed, there seems to be no more violence but there are still hostilities in the industry.
It is no longer news that there seems to be a hostile relationship between some music lovers in South Africa and Nigeria.
It all started during the xenophobia period in the country that led to Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, threatening SA rapper, AKA, with violence over his comments on the alleged attack of Nigerians in the country.
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Just recently, another top Nigerian singer, Davido, reportedly spoke on the relationship between Nigerians and South Africans. The Risky crooner did this during a recent interview and he preached more unity, according to Sahiphopmag. Davido reportedly said: “We need more unity in Africa. Even with the things that happened online with South Africa and Nigeria, I feel like it was just hurting a lot of people in between. We’ve been brothers and sisters for song long.”
In other news, Legit.ng reported that Nigerians on social media reacted after Americans asked who Davido is following his recognition during an NBA game. Davido was at a Washington Wizard’s game night and the singer was given a special recognition while the game was going on.