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Watch Davido Shut Down London's O2 Arena

Highlights from the Nigerian star's massive concert in London.

Davido held his long-awaited concert at the O2 Arena on Sunday night and by all accounts it looks like it was a huge success.

The DMW boss packed-out the 20,000-capacity arena for a concert that showcased his many hits and cemented his top spot on afrobeats' global stage.

The show kicked off with Tim Westwood and DJ Ecool spinning to get the crowd warmed up. DMW acts and friends like Mayorkun, Peruzzi, Idowest, Dremo, Yonda, Tomi Agape and Zlatan each got to perform as well.

Finally, after a bit of wait, Idris Elba himself came out to introduce Davido—who made his entrance by soaring above the audience one a suspended platform to perform "Aye."

The Nigerian superstar, who was backed by the Compozers, ran through his many hits from across the years throughout the night—"Fall," "If," "FIA," "Dami Duro," and many more. He even brought out his girlfriend Chioma for "Assurance."

The big guest of the night, aside from Idris Elba, was dancehall heavyweight Popcaan, who has collaborated with Davido a few times.


In all of the night's videos you can hear the energy and electricity of the crowd as they sing along to every word.

Check out some photos and clips below.



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Davido sold out O2 Arena London on stage with Jamaican superstar Popcaan youtu.be


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On Substance Music, the artist strikes the balance between playful banter and poignant expression of emotions. It's what makes his raps believable in general—he presents himself as a complete human who feels pain at times but also feels himself. Songs such as "Die For Me" and "How Could It Be" are laced with specific details that could have only been extracted from his life experiences, for instance, on the former, he raps, "You cheated on me with a gym freak, you did me dirty."

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Tunisian Protests Enter Fourth Consecutive Day

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Protests in Tunisia have entered their fourth consecutive day. Hundreds of Tunisians are leading protests across various regions of the country in response to the worsening economic and social crisis. The army has since been called in since the protests began and at least 630 arrests have reportedly been made including that of human rights activist, Hamza Nassri Jeridi. International human rights body Amnesty International has called for Jeridi's release in addition to condemning footage of army officials using excessive force.
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