Davido Couldn’t Keep It Together After R. Kelly Did A Remix Of “If”

American R&B legend R. Kelly released a remix of Nigerian Afro-hip-hop star Davido’s latest rave-making hit “If.”

The singer, who calls himself “the granddaddy of R&B,” blew up the Internet over the week when he dropped his remix of Davido’s “If,” which is currently topping the music charts in many countries around Africa.

R.Kelly’s remix, which is only about 1 minute long, will likely be remembered as one of the most talked about headlines in the African music scene for 2017, according to MTV Base Africa.

Excited, Davido announced the news of the remix on Instagram Friday, describing it as a triumph for the kind of music made in Africa for Africans:

Speaking to Antoine Mensah on Livefm ahead of this year’s Ghana Meets Naija, the “Aye” hitmaker said he was shocked to hear the RNB artist do a remix of the song.

“Actually I didn’t know until I was told R.Kelly was on the song and I should check it out. After listening I was like waaaw” he said.

Asked which other artist he thinks will jump on his song, the Nigerian artist said he actually doesn’t have the intention of artist jumping on his songs but will be grateful if Jamaican Dancehall artist Pop-Corn will do it.

The 7th year of Ghana Meets Naija concert is the biggest in the region. It brings together artistes from Ghana and Nigeria for a night’s celebration of music themed along battle lines. This year’s is themed around an election where the four main acts: Davido, Shatta Wale, M.anifest and Falz are being voted for in a special text-in exercise that will see a commissioner in the person of female rapper Eno, crown the eventual winner.

Other supporting acts on the night are Tiwa Savage, Lil Win, Article Wan, Kojo Cue, and Kwame Eugene among others.


Source: Showcase Ghana

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