Singer Davido set to launch scholarship programme

Nigerian pop singer Davido has just revealed plans to launch a scholarship programme.



Fueled by his father’s philanthropic act, the singer took to Instagram today, July 26, 2016 to reveal plans to float a scholarship programme name after his late mum.

So many people deserve education.. Starting from this year I plan to start the Veronica Adeleke Education Scholarship program .. I plan to send people to school every year … I’m starting from 4 students this year details will be released soon on how to apply…. DO YOUR PART TO MAKE THE WORLD BETTER , EVEN IF YOU START SMALL .. AT LEAST START! OBO!” he wrote.

On June 23, 2016 it was announced that Davido had signed a deal with RCA Records. The DMW CEO had earlier this year signed a much publicized deal with Sony Music Entertainment, with the goal to release his sophomore album.

Davido and Peter Edge (Chairman and CEO of RCA Records) after signing the new deal.

Davido and Peter Edge (Chairman and CEO of RCA Records) after signing the new deal.

RCA Records is an American flagship recording label (alongside Columbia Records and Epic Records) of Sony Music Entertainment (SME). It releases multiple genres of music including pop, rock, hip-hop, R&B, blues, jazz and, through RCA Nashville, country.

It is home to a number of top stars, including ASAP Ferg, ASAP Rocky, Alicia Keys, Aretha Franklin, Zayn Malik, Usher, T-Pain, Shakira, Justin Timberlake, Pink and many others. The label also signed another Nigerian, Ayo Jay this year.


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By Sydney Chesterfield on July 26, 2016 · Posted in Entertainment, Trends

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