Nigerian singer, Victor AD, has taken to his social pages to clear the air on a controversy brewing on Twitter about Davido allegedly stealing the song, Jowo, from him.
A tweet surfaced on the micro-blogging site claiming that Victor AD granted an interview where he revealed Davido stole the song.
The tweet read, “Victor AD just confirmed Davido stole his record ‘Jowo’. According to him, OBO heard d song after they recorded ‘Tire You’. He was surprised to see d song on ABT without him/his mgt consent. He said Davido blocked him on Socials & threatened to ruin him. This wickedness.”(sic)
Shortly after the tweet was posted, a debate sparked on social media and people took to their accounts to air their opinion.
A Twitter user, Tsmith, via the handle @Timmyblinkx, tweeted, “I said it, why is Davido using people’s glory to shine, any of his hit songs are always written by someone. Make Davido just rest abeg. Quit; there is no shame in that.”(sic)
Aligning with Tsmith’s opinion, Mami Nelowie, with her handle @Afroladies_ , wrote,” Himself sabi no talent there, E rise on others talents. See what Tekno became after associating with him. E is using ppl & all the glory is 4him.”(sic)
Amidst the debate, Davido simply tweeted, “I’ll keep being a great person … We move no be for everybody.”
Putting an end to the rumour, Victor AD denied the claims via his Twitter handle. The singer wrote, “Omo, no be me write JOWO for @davido. I don’t know where all this is coming from. Make una let baba celebrate him 10yrs in peace #olofofo.”(sic).
— Victor AD REDEYE (@victor_adere) May 11, 2021