In a recent interview with YouTuber Tayo Aina, Nigerian superstar Davido Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, opened up about his early music career, his growth in the industry, and his first encounter with music executive Don Jazzy. The singer, who recently made headlines with the acquisition of one of the 150 limited editions of Mercedes-Maybach cars, described his first meeting with Don Jazzy as an extraordinary experience, likening it to encountering Jesus.
Davido acknowledged Don Jazzy as his mentor, stating that it took guts to stand in his presence during their first meeting together. “Don Jazzy was my mentor. I remember the first time I saw him, it felt like I was looking at Jesus. It was truly amazing,” Davido said.
Reacting to the interview, Don Jazzy expressed his admiration for Davido’s achievements. He mentioned that Davido’s work ethic, despite his considerable success and wealth, serves as a constant source of motivation for him as his mentor. Don Jazzy wrote, “And that’s how life is @davido. Now I look at all you have achieved and I am super proud of you. Even with all that success and wealth, I look at your work ethic and I am highly motivated. I’m glad that as a mentor, I haven’t let you down too. We thank GOD. More blessings bro.”
Davido responded to Don Jazzy’s note with “Baba mi,” along with heart emojis, a testament to the mutual respect and admiration between the two music titans. This interaction between the two was shared on Instagram, sparking a wave of positive reactions from fans and fellow artists alike.