My dad arrested me with the police for choosing music over school – Davido

Nigerian Afro pop king Davido has revealed how his billionaire dad fought against his music career. 

He made this revelation duringan interview with Breakfast Club Power 101.5 FM, New York. 

Davido said his father, Chief Adedeji Adeleke wanted him to concentrate on his education and abandon his love for music. The singer choose to pursue his passion for music and this put him in logger heads with his dad who at a point called the police to arrest his son. 

Davido narrated that although he was able to escape the arrest, the police succeded in arresting bus manager, promoter and his girlfriend. He latter had to show up before his friends were eventually released. Davido said that the policeman’s phone rang and it was one of his hit songs that was the ringing tune. This helped turn things around in his favour. 

After years of pursuing his music career, Davido said he has made peace with his dad who is now his number one fan. 

Watch the full interview 


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