“Davido or Burna Boy” – Akon picks favorite Nigerian singer in new interview (VIDEO)

A video of the moment Akon was asked to pick his favourite between two Afrobeats Giants has got people talk inThe music executive was given the task of choosing his favorite between Davido and Burna Boy.

Senegalese-American singer, Akon, was asked by an interviewer to choose between two legends in the Nigerian music industry, Davido and Burna Boy.

In a recent chat with N.O.R.E and DJ EFN on the Drink Champs podcast, was asked to choose between Davido and Burna Boy, and without hesitation, he went for Davido.

Akon reteirated his admiration for Davido, referring to him as a “beast”, added that the Nigerian singer deserves more recognition and accolades than he has received thus far.

In his Words”

“I would probably go with Davido. Oh David, that kid right there is a beast, he’s the beast, he’s another one I think that deserves more flowers than he’s received”


In an interview with famous American Radio host, Sway, the American star described Wizkid as a Superstar and a born star while adding that Wizkid is the poster child of Afrobeat and the biggest name in the industry.

Akon said: “Wizkid is just a superstar, he is one of those guys that put up one record a year and the record last a whole year. He is a born star without a doubt”.

On Davido, Akon described the DMW label boss as an underdog that fought hard to be where he is, as he links his success to his wealthy family background.

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