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How I helped Davido get over Tagbo, DJ Olu’s death — Music producer, Fresh VDM

Kicking off the year with the production of ‘Prayer’, a Davido Music Worldwide single featuring Davido and  Mayorkun, nothing could have prepared ace music producer, Fresh VDM for the massive reception of his latest production, ‘FIA’ by Davido, to round up 2017.

In an exclusive interview, the Togolese-Nigerian born producer explained how he was inspired by the tragedy that befell the DMW family to produce FIA.


According to the fast-rising music-maker who has produced hit songs for the likes of Davido, Burna Boy, Mayorkun, Dremo among others, he said God used him to help Davido get over the unfortunate and devastating death of his friends, Tagbo, DJ Olu and Chime.

“The entire situation surrounding Davido truly inspired my production of his latest song, ‘FIA’; I just wanted to make something he could be able to express himself on. The record took me 24 hours literally, I couldn’t sleep. It was a tough time for the DMW family but I guess God used me as a tool to ease the entire situation”, he said.

Fresh VDM, whose real name is Bello Emmanuel Adeshina also expressed excitement at the rapid reception the song which debuted on the Itunes US pop charts at no. 38 has garnered including its over 4 million YouTube views.

“It sure feels good to wake up and find out the number one song in the country is produced by you.”


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