In 2012, Davido released his debut album, Omo Baba Olowo — a body of work that, while not entirely cohesive, was littered with a ton of hits. Since then, he has become one of the most successful pop stars on the continent.
Now, fans who’ve been waiting rather impatiently for a second LP from the “Flora My Flawa” singer can rest easy. Over the weekend, Davido took to Instagram to tease a brand new song and announce that his sophomore album is finally ready.
In 2015, Davido was meant to drop The Baddest — which would have been his sophomore album — but due to undisclosed terms in his Sony Music contract, the album’s release was deferred. The 19-track album reportedly contained collaborations with Trey Songz, Wale, Don Jazzy and more.
Then in 2016, instead of releasing The Baddest like his fans expected, Davido dropped the Son Of Mercy EP. The uninspired five-track project, which featured Nasty C, Tinashe and Simi, came and went without making even a little dent.
Now, on the heels of his 2017 career renaissance, it only makes sense that Davido finally drops that second album. At the end of the day, if the tracks on the LP turn out to be half as good as the stuff he’s been dropping the past year, then we are in for a treat.