“I Knew We Would Be Global” – Davido On Afrobeats at the VMAs
Nigerian singer Davido is speaking out about Afrobeats’ inaugural nomination at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs).
In an interview on the red carpet at the VMAs, Davido said that he was “proud” of the nomination and that he “knew we would be global.”
“I’m proud of where Afrobeats has gotten this day,” Davido said. “We have indeed taken over. God bless Afrobeats music.”
Davido is one of the artists who has helped to popularize Afrobeats around the world. He has toured extensively and has collaborated with artists from other genres, such as Rae Sremmurd and Nicki Minaj.
The MTV VMA nomination is a significant achievement for Afrobeats, which is a genre of music that originated in Nigeria. The nomination is a sign that Afrobeats is gaining recognition on a global scale. Davido’s comments are echoed by many other Afrobeats artists and fans. The MTV VMAs was held on Wednesday September 12, 2023.
Davido’s comments are a reminder of the hard work and dedication that Afrobeats artists have put in to make the genre what it is today. They are also a reminder of the potential that Afrobeats has to become a global phenomenon.
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