Senegalese-American musician Akon has sparked conversations on social media after he was asked to choose between Nigerian singers Davido and Burna Boy.
He was asked to choose between Davido and Burna Boy in a recent Drink Champs podcast interview with N.O.R.E and DJ EFN, and he chose Davido without hesitation.
Akon reaffirmed his admiration for Davido, calling him a “beast,” and asserted that the singer deserves more recognition and acclaim than he has so far earned.
He said: “I would probably go with Davido. Oh David, that kid right there is a beast, he’s the beast, he’s another one I think that deserves more flowers than he’s received”
The singer’s statement sparked numerous discussions among social media users as they shared varied views.
See some comments here
iambeccadam: “So where did he say davido is better than burna boy ,he said he prefer davido”
desmond_dex: “Burna boy is currently bigger than Akon and Davido combined”
kellygotpaid101: “Normally David single-handedly took afrobeat to the US without no fvcking body. Do you know how big if and fall was in the US in 2017”
director_suave: “DAVIDO, na capital letter I use write am just in case eyes Dey pain you!”
heiz0z: “Davido paved the way for both wiz and burna”
hoskid_oshaa: “Davido is far better than Akon and Burna is better than both of them combined”
mr2talk1: “Wizkid have done it all No African artist can shade wizkid with streaming, Award, certifications,sold-out,headlined show is the biggest artist in African”
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