David Adeleke, aka Davido, a Nigerian afrobeats superstar, has recounted how his billionaire father, Chief Adedeji Adeleke, once arrested him, show promoters, and fans who attended an event where he was scheduled to perform.
He claimed that his father arrested everyone at the event because he skipped school to pursue music against his father’s wishes.
The ‘Omo Baba Olowo’ singer claimed the incident occurred early in his career.
He stated this on Friday night, while making his Channel 4 debut on The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan.
Davido said, “I come from a family where it’s like, education, education, business…Overtime [my decision to do music] was like a beef.
“Any show he [my dad] hear I’m performing at, he sends the police. He arrests the fans, promoters. He has a camera watching where I go to.”
The singer performed his hit song ‘Unavailable’ on The lateish Show.