Davido named among world most influential people by TIME Magazine
DavidoThe Nigerian superstar, Davido hit another milestone as he was named one of the next 100 most influential people in the world for 2021 by Time Magazine.
Davido in his reaction wrote on his social media platforms: ‘Proud to be included in the inaugural #TIME100Next list”.
Meanwhile, the excerpt for the selection of Davido was written by Nigerian rapper and BBNaija Lockdown season 5 winner Laycon, according to the magazine.
It reads, “Davido is one of the biggest voices in Afrobeats because his music connects with
people, often in ways that transcend his expectations.
When he released the song “FEM” in 2020, a title that loosely translates to “shut up” in Yoruba, he didn’t
know it would become a major #EndSARS protest anthem.
The youths banded together to demand the government take action to end police brutality in Nigeria last October.
“Officials responded by sending politicians to give speeches. We told the government to keep quiet…