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Davido's Staff Questioned As News of His Son's Death Breaks

The tragedy occurred Monday, and Nigerian police have taken in eight of Davido's personal staff for questioning.

Nigerian singer Davido's three-year-old son, Ifeanyi Adeleke has passed away. According to early reports, the toddler drowned in his Lagos family home, while spending time in the swimming pool. No comment has been made by Davido and his fiancée Chioma Rowland, as the family processes the shocking event.

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Meek Mill & Asake Join Afro Nation Ghana Line-Up

The biggest Afrobeats festival is making a grand return to Accra, Ghana at the end of the year.

Afro Nation has just announced two big new names who will be joining the festival's return home to Ghana.

Rap superstar Meek Mill is the first American to join the bill, with this show marking his first major appearance in Africa following years of talking about visiting Ghana and the continent. A few days ago, Meek Mill was tweeting Davido (another Afro Nation headliner) about "getting a lot of calls from Africa" and making a show happen. The two stars collaborated back in 2015 for "Fans Mi."

In addition to him, Nigerian man-of-the-moment Asake has joined the Afro Nation Ghana bill and will be bringing his energetic street pop to Accra. For more on the buzzing Asake, read our new feature on his unquestionable rise.

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