“How ‘FEM’ almost landed me in trouble” – Davido opens up

Multi award-winning Nigerian musician, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, has opened up on how his 2020 hit song, FEM, almost got him into trouble during the #EndSARS protest.

Speaking in a recent interview with L’officiel, a French fashion magazine, the superstar singer revealed that the song which is the lead single off his 2020 ‘A Better Time’ album, gained attention when it was played at a protest rally to interrupt a government official that was addressing the protesters.

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He, however added that he was pleased to see people use his song to express how they felt.

Davido said; “It’s crazy because we didn’t record that record. #EndSARS hadn’t even started yet. We dropped that record two weeks before.

“The record’s already gone, it was huge already. Then there was a little rally where this government official was speaking to the people and then somebody played the song.

“They played the song, everybody’s singing. He’s trying to talk, but everybody is singing the song instead. Then somebody got the video and it just went crazy. From there, it became the anthem of the whole– I almost got in trouble. I was like, ‘Yo, I did record that song, but’ It was nice to see them use a song of mine to be instrumental in how they felt.”