The last 2-weeks has witnessed a one-sided drama play out online over the resignation of his former manager, Kamal Ajiboye. Now, we can exclusively confirm to you that Davido has returned to his first ever manager in the industry, Asa Asika.
Asa Asika returns as Davido’s manager four years after he was sacked by the singer for financial misappropriations in December 2012.
Kamal Ajiboye took over as Davido’s manager in January 2013. He managed Davido until December 2016 when he had a fallout with the singer.
Asa Asika was the one who started HKN with Davido, he helped with his first few singles, good to see the pair back together. Asika was in the picture at the time of release of Davido’s phenomenal breakout smash hit single ‘Dami duro’ produced by Shizzi in 2012, under his HKN gang imprint.
The deal that brought back Asa as Davido’s new manager was signed and sealed yesterday, January 30, 2017, as the OBO’s Hypeman Special took to his Snapchat to share pictures and videos while Davido tweeted, welcoming Asa back to the team.
Read official statement below:
Following the resignation of his erstwhile manager ‘Kamal Ajiboye’, Davido has signed a new management deal with Asa Asika under his new outfit ‘The Plug’ co-owned by Bizzle Osikoya.
Davido made the decision after carefully scrutinizing & weighing all options. Asa Asika returns after 4 years which saw Kamal Ajiboye manage the affairs of Davido until now.
The Plug Entertainment would from now on handle all bookings & management affairs for Davido.
We Welcome Asa Asika & The entire ‘The Plug Entertainment’ team on board.
Davido becomes the second client under the Plug’s management, as he joins DJ Obi.