Wizkid and I were first young acts to hit stardom – Davido says as he calls Burna Boy ‘new cat’

Award-winning Nigerian singer, David Adeleke also known as Davido, has said he and his counterpart, Wizkid were the first young artistes to become successful.

He claimed that everybody is aware of this and noted that he was excited to see “new cats” dominating the music industry.

Davido grouped Burna Boy, Rema, Fireboy, Mayorkun and Asake as the ‘new cats’ who came after him and Wizkid.

The music executive made this statement during an interview that’s trending on social media platforms.

He said; “Everybody knows that I was one of the first, Wizkid and I were the first young artistes to blow up and it feels good seeing new cats like Burna Boy, Rema, Fireboy, Mayorkun.

You know a lot of new cats coming, killing it…Asake who was on my album. So, yes, I think the future of Afrobeat is in good hands.”

Fans have taken to social media to share their thoughts in reaction to the controversial comment.

Watch the video below:

therealdaddymo1; Burna Boy released Like to Party in 2012, the same year Davido came out. Kilofa disrespect 😂👀🤔

@TheSilvapr; Not like i support violence oh, but if na me be @burnaboy, i won’t let this slide!!!!

@GABBYR0CKS; This is how to cook. My idolo has finally mastered his art.

@kvngkomo; This is a big disrespect for my Burna boy. !!!First Class graduate commits suicide after failing to gain employment.