“Why I ran away from our $60m house to sleep in friend’s studio” – Davido


Award-winning singer David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has revealed how he once ran away from his family’s 60-million-dollar house.

Davido revealed this in an interview on REAL 92.3 FM, that he ran away  to sleep in a friend’s studio because of his passion for music

The singer emphasised that people once attributed his successful music career to the wealth of his father.

He said,

“What was difficult for me was coming out of a wealthy background because people say his dad is rich, but they later agree that the boy is actually good after several records.


“People love the grass to grace and was down, but now I’m up story, but I’ve never really been down bad.

“We had a $60 million house in Nigeria that I ran away from and was sleeping in my friend’s studio because I knew they wouldn’t let me out again once I got home.”

Recall that singer revealed that his name, had opened a lot of doors for his family, ones that his father’s money could not open.

According to him, money isn’t everything in life. Davido added that his family enjoys the benefits of his name even though they had no idea he would blow to become such a huge superstar.

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