While a lot of artistes don’t like to reach out to songwriters, Davido is one artiste who has been known to champion songwriters. He of course writes a lot of his own songs, but from time to time, OBO has been known to source the talent of other gifted artistes to make some of his biggest hits. Sometimes, these gifted songwriters are also artistes who are popular musicians.
Here are 5 Davido Songs That Were Written By Popular Nigerian Artistes.
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1. Like Dat
Teni made the revelation in a 2017 tweet that went out a day before the song’s release. She said:
Fantastic job Teni, you wrote a hit!😉
I wrote it. And also co-produced it. Nothing wrong in using song writers if you write song for me and I like am I go sing am.
4. Blow My Mind (ft Chris Brown)
According to Wurld, he wrote the song in 2017 and wanted Runtown, Mr. Eazi and Wande Coal to sing on it. Eventually that didn’t happen and Davido upon hearing it and liking it made into a super smash hit.
5. 1 Milli
The song earned him a nomination for Best Songwriter of the Year at the 14th Headies Awards.
It’s so good to see Davido supporting talented writers. What is also interesting to see is that when Davido jumps on these songs, they become mega hits and positively affect the songwriters. Combined, these five songs have been listened to over a hundred million times. A symbiotic relationship through and through. Abeg Davido if you want a songwriter for any future album, I dey here o! 😂
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