Nigerian music sensation and Afrobeats superstar David Adeleke popularly known as Davido has broken multiple Apple Music records with his new album, Timeless.
The album has broken the record for the biggest African album in Apple Music history by first-day streams worldwide, and it reached no. 2 on Apple Music’s US Albums chart, a new record for an African album.
The album also broke the record for the African album with the most simultaneous Number One entries on Apple Music’s albums chart.
In addition, Davido broke the record for the most simultaneous African songs on Apple Music’s Global Daily Top 100, with nine.
The #TimelessAlbum has continued to trend on twitter since the album release.
In a new interview as a guest host on Africa Now Radio on Apple Music 1, set to air on Friday, the musician shares more about the inspiration behind the album and some exclusive insights into key tracks.
“The title of this record explains itself,” Davido says of the track titled Feel.
“When I made this record, I had an out of body experience, like it took me to a whole other dimension. The feeling of this record, every time I listen to it… Bruh, it transports you to another planet.”
Speaking about the track titled No Competition, Davido says: “I know the ladies gon’ love this… One of my personal favourites on the album, I love it. It reminds me of a song that you’re gonna wanna dance on the dancefloor with your lady, with your woman, she’s wearing a nice dress, dressed to impress.”
As for Away, Davido says: “This is the classic Davido sound,” adding, “Any day one Davido fans listening, if you listen to this record you would know this is a classic Davido type sounding record.”