Having given Nigerians an unexpected Christmas gift to forget their worries in the middle of a disturbing fuel scarcity, with his surprising reconciliation with Wizkid in December. Davido had since refuse to take a break from the news, as he moved from closing the year 2017 with sold out concert, to opening the new year with a spanking hit single with DJ Ecool ( Ada) and now, making a debut in Nollywood. Are we in for a Davido take over?
In an Instagram post where he sends a birthday greeting to a certain Hosa (a supposed business tycoon) , the DMW young boss also published the trailer of movie titled “Legends At Sixty“ which featured the glocal music superstar alongside other top Nollywood stars
Legend At Sixty (the movie) saw Davido play the role of a young pilot, coming of age to try out his hands in oil and gas. This transition in character and his acting as seen in the trailer, got a lot of admiration from fans with many sharing their expectation for the movie.
Considering this high hopes of fans, does Davido stand a chance to pull an unexpected Leonardo Dicaprio in anyway?
Let’s flip calendars back to 2011 when Davido rose to stardom with “Back When” ft. Naeto C and take closer look at his acting skill in some of the well accepted music videos he had to pick up roles.
Starting with “Aye”, an upbeat love hit single released 7th February 2014 , we see Davido take a 360 turn from his usual Omo Baba Olowo swag into a typical farmer crushing on Princess. He artistic interpretation got better as goes out of his way to express his feelings and seal the relationship up with a kiss.
In “Dodo” the mid tempo hit track released September 24, 2015, Davido totally got into the role of a play boy. We see him get hooked to a plus seized Waiter, who stepped out of her crush zone to giving him some love portion when refilling his drink in the middle of a chiking session with another girl.
Juxtaposing Davido’s acting skills in these music videos (dance drama) to the high expectations from Legend At Sixty which is combination of dialogue and action. Can Davido replicate success in as an Actor?
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