Nigerian singer Davido recently sat down with popular YouTuber Tayo Aina to provide a glimpse into his life and musical journey.
In a video clip shared on Aina’s channel, Davido reflects on the start of his career at 17,his breakthrough in the industry at a young age and the significant role played by his mentor, Don Jazzy.
Davido, the DMW boss revealed that his entry into the music scene was marked by the release of his first hit, “Back When,” which catapulted him to prominence.
As a budding artiste, he showcased his skills as an engineer and beat producer, actively demonstrating his talents to anyone willing to listen.
The singer credited his cousin Special, who had previously worked with Don Jazzy’s MoHits, for introducing him to the industry’s inner circle.
Don Jazzy, the renowned music producer and Mavin Records founder, became Davido’s mentor and played a pivotal role in shaping his career.
Recalling their first encounter, Davido expressed his awe, likening the sight of Don Jazzy to seeing Jesus for the first time.
This initial meeting left a lasting impression on the young artiste, further fueling his ambition and determination to succeed.
Davido’s candid revelations shed light on the early stages of his musical journey, highlighting the influential figures and moments that propelled him to become the influential artiste he is today.