International Afrobeats star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has returned to the music scene after a several-month hiatus. On Tuesday, the singer announced the release date for his highly anticipated fourth studio album, ‘Timeless’, which is set to drop on March 31st.
- Genre: Worldwide
- Date: 31 March 2023
- Content: Explicit
- Region: NGA
- Track(s): 17
- ℗ 2023 Davido Music Worldwide Limited under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited
Davido’s return follows a mourning period for the tragic loss of his three-year-old son, Ifeanyi, whom he shared with his fianceé, Chioma Rowland. Ifeanyi drowned in a pool at the singer’s residence in Lagos in October 2022.
The singer’s announcement came after he deleted several pictures and videos from his Instagram page. Returning with a video, he thanked his fans for their love and support during his time away: “There is a time for everything. A time to grieve and a time to heal. A time to laugh and a time to dance. A time to speak and a time for silence.”
Davido also acknowledged the support he received from fans, including their messages, gifts, and concerts thrown in his honor: “I appreciate it all. Today, I want to remind you all that what is now Timeless was once new. It’s time for new. My next album TIMELESS is here, March 31st.”
Fans of the Afrobeats superstar have eagerly awaited his return and are excited to hear the new music on the upcoming album. While details of the album’s content are yet to be disclosed, it is expected that ‘Timeless’ will encompass the various emotions and experiences Davido has faced during his time away from the music scene, including the pain of losing his son and the healing process that followed.
As one of the most influential artists in the Afrobeats genre, Davido’s comeback will significantly impact the global music scene. His fans and the music industry can look forward to an album showcasing the singer’s growth and resilience in adversity.
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