Two of Nigeria biggest act, Wizkid and Davido have pitted against each other in the past, the rivalry between the duo who are Nigeria biggest exports lives on.
Even though both artists buried whatever beef they shared last year in an epic manner that left fans a little shocked. The real truth is that Wizkid and Davido sort of have a healthy competition to be better between each other.
Below are all the times Davido gave Wizkid a good run for his money.
Record Label Bosses
Wizkid started out as an artist under Banky W’s EME music imprint. A few years later in 2012, Wizkid set his sails and cruised to become his own boss, Star Boy Entertainment was born. Same story goes for Davido who began under HKN and proceeded to found his record label Davido Music Worldwide. Both Star Boy and DMW are doing great!
International Music Deals & Signings
Wizkid soon realized he wasn’t going to settle as a local champion so he moved up to bigger places. He got hinged with Disturbing London and subsequently landed a recording deal with American music company RCA. In Davido’s case, the “Aye” crooner actually secured a music recording deal with Sony & RCA before Wiz.
On this level, Wizkid and Davido are on aggregate. Perhaps there is only a slight edge one may have over the other. However, on all major awards Davido has been able to match Wizkid, from Headies “Next Rated”, BET (each winning twice) MTV EMA, MOBO etc.
The duo are undoubtedly the biggest music export out of Nigeria and Africa as a whole. They’ve both bagged several international collaborations with global music stars like Chris Brown, TY Dolla $ign, David Craig, Sean Kingston, Meek Mill, Drake etc. A lot more still coming.
Jewelries & Jet Life
Without much research, Starboy and OBO wear the most expensive jewelries and designer outfits by an Nigerian music star. Wizkid wears a lot of ice on his neck, wrists and fingers. Davido is also known for his la vida loca lifestyle, expensive watches, chains and flying private jets. In showing off luxury, Wizkid has only Davido has a real competition.
Kids & Baby Mamas
Even up personal issues like this, Wizkid and Davido are involuntarily pit against each other. Wizkid has three kids from three baby mamas, Davido follows closely with two kids from two baby mamas.
Starboy Wizkid has been able to land endorsement deals with MTN, Pepsi and other top brands while OBO is not left out, he has been an MTN ambassador, still has contract with Pepsi, has deals with Dunes, Infinix, Axe and a host of others.
Social Media Followers
Social media followings show how much of an influence one is able to command in his/her lane. Wizkid and Davido have the most social media followership in the Nigeria. Wizkid has 4.2 million followers on Twitter and 5.4 million on Instagram bringing the total to 9.6 followers. While Davido edges him on social media followership, he commands 3.9 million on Twitter and 6.8 million followers on Instagram, the highest for any Nigerian celebrity. In total it’s 10.7 followers for him.