Nigerian music superstar, David Adeleke, better known as Davido, has complimented the young singer Rema on his most recent success in the United States of America.

Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ remix featuring Selena Gomez recently made chart history by being the first Nigerian song to stay a year on the U.S. Billboard.

In a recent interview with UAE’s The Kris Fade Show, Davido discussed the accomplishment and expressed his astonishment that the song reached the Top 5 on the charts.

Davido expressed his amazement at the rapid growth of Afrobeat on a worldwide scale and his pride in seeing artists like Rema succeed in other countries.

He said;

“Years ago, I’d never ever think a Nigerian artiste would have a Top 5 record in America. Rema has had Top 5 records in America for like, the past eight months, non-shaken. Everybody has dropped but he’s in Top 5”

Watch him speak below.

In other news, Nigerian comedian, Ayo Makun, better known as AY, has issued an apology to popular singer Davido for an insensitive and derogatory joke he made about him.

During his performance at the “Warri Again” concert in Delta State, the comedian targeted Davido in his joke, referencing the singer’s multiple baby mamas. It’s worth noting that the married singer currently has three recognized baby mamas. Read here.

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