Following the break-up between Davido and first manager, Asa Asika, 4 years ago due to financial misappropriation and other reasons kept private, the two are finally back as a team.
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With room available for a new manager after a clash between Davido and former manager, Kamal Ajiboye led to their fallout, pen was put to paper on Monday the 30th of January making Asa Asika the artist’s new manager.
The deal was signed between Davido and Asa Asika’s new outfit “The Plug Entertainment”. The Plug Entertainment has since taken all responsibilities and management regarding Davido’s bookings and affairs. With the deal signed and sealed, Davido joins DJ Obi to become the second talent signed by the outfit.
What You Should Know About Asa Asika
Asa Asika was actually Davido’s first manager; the young lad started his entertainment career at the age of 16 while he was still in High School. At the age of 22, he landed himself the position of being Davido’s manager; who was still up and coming at that time.
Asa was also a key figure in the HKN brand earlier launched by Davido, he was involved with most of Davido’s earlier singles and he did his part in getting Davido to the next level.
Davido took to twitter posting a welcome back tweet to Asa Asika at 4am on Tuesday morning, the tweet was also retweeted by DMW (Davido Music Worldwide):
Welcome back yellow MAN @AsaAsika ! BACK TO BASICS! 💪🏽👉🏽
— Davido (@iam_Davido) January 31, 2017
Asa Asika also went on to Instagram to post a welcome to the Plug picture of Davido:
Personally, the only problem I have with artists moving from one manager to another is that it sometimes affect their consistency and music delivery. Everyone has their own way of doing things or managing talent to be specific. If a particular direction taken is not in-line with the artist’s vision, style, and growth, then we could see a whole lot get affected.
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We’ve seen this happen with a number of big names in the industry, let us hope the coming together of these two individuals will deliver more hits and growth, than anything else.