7 Friends, Crew Members Davido Lost In The Space Of 4 Years

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Popular Nigerian singer, Davido has in the last few years, mourned some close friends and crew members. In the last four years, Davido has lost about 7 close friends who meant a lot to him.

Below are seven friends of Davido who died in the span of four years;

  1. Tagbo

Tagbo Umike died in 2017, his death sparked a lot of controversies as people believed Davido knew about the death of his young friend.

    2. DJ Olu

davido and dj-olu

A few weeks after Tagbo’s death, DJ Olu was found dead in a BMW parked in a garage in Banana Island. He was the son of the governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun.

    3. Chime


The Lagos State police command recovered substances suspected to be hard drugs from a car in which Davido’d friend died. He was a crew member of Davido and was also found dead in a BMW car in Banana Island.


Davido and Ahmed

Almost three years after Tagbo and DJ Olu’s death, Davido mourned the death of his close friend, Ahmed popularly called King Jhafi. The cause of his death is still unknown.



Davido and Tunji

Tunji was Davido’s personal bodyguard. He died in 2020. Davido mentioned that he has been with him for 11 years. He also mentioned that Tunji was always there for him.

   6. Obama DMW

Obama and Davido

Obama DMW was one Davido’s managers and crew members. He died of heart failure on June 29, 2021.

   7. Fortune Shotz

Davido’s photographer Fortune Shotz

Davido’s personal photographer, Fortune Shotz, died mysteriously after falling into a water while trying to get a good shot at a location in Orange Island near Freedom way on September 21, 2021.

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