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Davido at 'OkayAfrica: Afrobeat x Afrobeats' at Lincoln Center, 2016. Photo: Oluwaseye Olusa.

Watch Videos From Davido's Epic Performance at London's Wireless Festival

The Nigerian star tore it down over the weekend at Wireless Festival 2018.

Davido was on the line-up for last weekend's Wireless Festival in London and his performance did not disappoint.

In videos he posted to his Instagram page, the Nigerian star can be seen getting thousands of people in the festival's crowd to sing along loudly to some of his hits like "If," "FIA" and "Dami Duro."


Davido went through an energetic set that reportedly also included "Aye," "Fall," and "Assurance." The singer also brought Mayorkun on stage to perform two songs, "Mama" and "Cheche."

In one of the videos, Davido and his crew can be seen angered before he takes the stage again. The singer wrote, "Everyone's emotions were so HIGH at this point! They were trying to Cut our time short ! The Crowd wasn't having it ! We weren't Havnt it! And my God wasn't having it !!"

The Nigerian singer also payed homage to his late friend DJ Olu, who passed away last October, by wearing a t-shirt bearing his name.

It's been a big few weeks for Davido, as recently won Best International Act at this year's BET Awards and, in his speech, urged people to "come to Africa."

Watch the videos from his performance—and the thousands singing along—above. They're truly epic.



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Bobi Wine's Release Detailed in Latest Episode of 'The Messenger'

Trauma is the topic on the podcast's latest episode: "The Ballot or The Bullet."

The latest episode of The Messenger is something to behold.

Created by Sudanese-American rapper Bas, The Messenger throws the spotlight on the thunderous circumstances many African countries face, with a close focus on Ugandan politician Bobi Wine.

In his most recent traumatic experience, Wine and his wife Barbara Itungo Kyagulanyi were released from a nearly two-week military house arrest following the ruling of a Ugandan court. Keeping up with current events and circumstances that Wine finds himself in, the latest episode of the podcast recounts the traumatic events that led to Wine's very public abuse and eventual house arrest.

Upon his release, Wine spoke with The Messenger and had this to say, "I want to remind the world that we went in this election knowing how corrupt the staff of the electoral commission is. We saw this through the campaign and the world saw how much was oppressed, how biased and one sided the electoral commission was, and how much it was in the full grip of General Museveni. And therefore we are going to test every legal test, we shall take every legal test. We shall take every legal step. And indeed we shall take every moral and morally proactive, nonviolent, but legal and peaceful step to see that we liberate ourselves. The struggle has not ended. It is just beginning."

Listen to Episode 7 of The Messenger here.

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