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‘Davido is coming’

DUMISANI NCUBE
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Nigerian artist, Davido is coming to perform in Botswana after cancelling a number of his shows recently due to the role he is playing in the investigations of his three friends’ deaths. Event promoters of the St Louis Fresh Festival have confirmed that he will be performing in the country on October 28, 2017.

After cancellation of his performances in Zimbabwe and Nigeria due to the ongoing investigations many have wondered if he will be able to come and stage his much-anticipated performance at the St Louise Fresh Festival.

Two of his friends DJ Olu, Tagbo Umeke and Chime died mysteriously in the past days. DJ Olu and and Chime were found dead in a car just days after Tagbo, who is believed to have died from overdosing on alcohol after taking 40 shots at a club.

Some have accused him of being linked to the mysterious death of his friends while he is also trying to find justice for himself.  

“Kgalagadi Breweries (Pty) Ltd (KBL) is aware of certain social media reports casting doubt on whether our star attraction, Davido will be performing at the St Louis Fresh Fest … (we ensure) followers that indeed their favourite artist and award-winning Davido will definitely be performing at this year’s St Louis Fresh Festival at Duma Grounds on October 28, (sic)” read a press statement that was shared on the St Louis

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Lager Facebook page.

A source at the KBL mentioned that the brewery company spoke to Davido’s team after he cancelled some of his performances in the past days and upcoming shows too. The most shocking cancellation is in Zimbabwe where the promoters of the event say they had already paid him $90,000.

The source  said that Davido had to cancel his shows last weekend because he was still mourning the passing away of his friends.

The musician’s legal team has also released a press statement stating that the police have not found him guilty, but he is assisting with the investigations.

Davido’s performance in the country is highly anticipated by many urbanites, especially after now when he has released a number of hits such as Pere, If and Fall, which have been having a high rotation on different platforms.

Meanwhile, the event organisers have also announced a starstudded line up of artists that will be supporting the main act, Davido. The line-up consists of artists such as Nasty C, Sasa Klaas, ATI, Vee, Veezo and Mr O.



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