LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – Andre Dickens, the Mayor of Atlanta, USA, officially designated November 18 as Davido Day in acknowledgment of the singer’s significant role in fostering the city’s entertainment progress.
In a heartfelt birthday message commemorating the renowned pop star, the mayor showered praise upon Davido, Mayor Dickens highlighted Davido’s exceptional talent and his significant impact on the global stage.
Mayor Dickens acknowledged the artist’s remarkable impact on Atlanta’s entertainment scene, praising Davido for his versatile roles as a singer, songwriter, producer, shrewd entrepreneur, compassionate philanthropist, and dedicated supporter of the community.
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The mayor’s message read, “On behalf of the City of Atlanta, thank you for your tireless efforts as a renowned singer, songwriter, producer, business leader, philanthropist, and community advocate. Throughout your remarkable career, you’ve amassed an incredible number of accolades and continue to use your platform to give back to communities in the United States and throughout Africa.”
Davido was born in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. He made his music debut as a member of the group KB International. He studied business administration at Oakwood University before dropping out to make beats and record vocal references.