Meet Members Of Davido’s OBO 30 Billion Gang

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Ever wondered what singer Davido’s OBO 30 billion gang meant? Then you are in for a beautiful ride. . We bring to you, everything you need to know about the “30 Billion Gang (30BG).”

How 30 Billion Gang started

The 30 Billion Gang first started as slang. It all started in 2017 when the singer took to his Snapchat to joke about quitting music.

According to the singer, his family was rich and he obviously didn’t need the hard work anymore.

Chief Adedeji Adeleke had been awarded a contract reportedly worth $4bn, which allegedly made him “NGN30 billion”.

The Continuation

David released a record “If”, in 2017 with a line that resonated with millions of people across the continent – “30 billion for the account oh.”

It was a harmless line, designed to show his wealth to his love interest whom he was threatening to kill with enjoyment and also to possibly confirm the rumours, who knows?

The song grew in bounds and the line kept spreading, making the song real popular and the talk of the town.

Davido and his team members knew that they had definitely struck gold. “30 Billion” became the pop standard for wealth. Many young guys felt if they didn’t have such an amount of money in their accounts, then they still had a long way to go.

While some took the song as a motivation to work harder, others took it as a means of Davido flaunting his father’s wealth.

However, creators of the line branded themselves with it after Davido packed his bags and left HKN Gang.

HKN is owned by Chairman HKN right now, another member of the family, Adewale Adeleke aka Chairman HKN.

30 Billion Gang member Sina Rambo confirmed in an interview in 2018 that Davido left the group.

I mean HKN is family, Davido was part of the family but he always wanted to start his own personal label and develop talents from the root.

Davido is like any big artist who is going to have many ventures but as far as HKN is concerned, he just doesn’t have any shares anymore, but it’s family,” he says in the interview.

Rebranding himself and his team, the singer took up the ” 30 Billion Gang” slang, which has become a strong rallying banner, thanks to his song “If”.

It was definitely catchy and befitting as it connotes strength, wealth, affluence, opulence, pride, happiness, and success.

It was just perfect for OBO and his team. Within the coming months, everyone associated with Davido became a member, and a logo was born. As the success of “If” continued to startle people, the name kept growing.

Here is a list of the members of OBO’s 30 Billion Gang

One way of identifying the members of the 30 Billion Gang is by noting those that he hangs out with.

His closest friends in the music industry are members of his team but to officially induct them, Davido bought all of them a piece of jewellery showing their affiliations with his ‘gang.’

It has also become a way of identifying the members of Davido’s crew. That is the closest friend he hangs out within the music industry. These guys are the official members of the 30 billion gang.

Check out the list below

1. Davido (Gang Leader)

David Adedeji Adeleke who’s stage name is Davido, is an American-born Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer.

Davido was born in Atlanta, US, on 21 November 1992, and was raised in Lagos.

He made his music debut as a member of the music group KB International. He studied business administration at Oakwood University before dropping out to make beats and record vocal references.

Davido rose to fame after releasing “Dami Duro”, the second single from his debut studio album, Omo Baba Olowo, released in 2012, from which six additional singles—”Back When”, “Ekuro”, “Overseas”, “All of You”, “Gbon Gbon” and “Feel Alright”—were taken.

He is a father to three adorable children, two girls and one boy from three different mothers.

2. Sir Banko (President, Davido Music Worldwide)

Sir Banko was the president of DMW when Davido launched the company in 2016. Not much is known about him publicly including his full name. He left DMW in July 2019 to become head of Sony Music West Africa.

 

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3. Asa Asika – Manager

Asa Asika, who was the first manager of Davido, can be called the youngest manager in the Nigerian music industry.

His interest in the music industry is largely influenced by his early meander within the entertainment world: artists, events, party clubs and of course his uncle, Obi Asika, who is the CEO of “Storm Records”, and also his older cousin Naeto C, who is also a music artist.

 

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4. Adewale Adeleke – Chairman HKN

Adewale Adeleke is professionally known as Chairman HKN. He is a songwriter and businessman. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Adewale relocated to Lagos, Nigeria, in 2010. He is the elder brother of Davido

 

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5. King Spesh – Hypeman

Edward Chukwuma Ijah, who is known as Special Spesh or King Spesh, is currently the head of corporate sponsorship for HKN.

 

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6. Sam ‘Olofofo’ Frank – Talent Management, Digital Strategy

Sam Phrank, is one of Nigeria’s fast-rising talent managers and Davido Music Worldwide’s (DMW) executive.

 

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7. Mayorkun – Musician

Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel, whose stage name is Mayorkun, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and pianist. He was born on 23 March 1994.

 

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8. Dremo – Musician

Aboriomoh Femi Raymond is a Nigerian rapper who is known as Dremo. He was signed to DMW in 2016.

In an interview with The Cable Lifestyle, the rapper revealed that when Davido called him on 1 April 2016, to say he was signing him to DMW, he thought it was a prank because it was April fool’s Day. But it turned out to be the real deal.

Ever since, Dremo who was then-resident in Ibadan, Oyo State, has seized every chance that has come his way and is ardently using the platform given to him by Davido as a launchpad for his career.

 

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9. Ichaba – Musician

Ichaba is a musician under DMW but according to him, he hasn’t been signed yet but he is also a member of 30 the Billion Gang.

 

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10. Yonda – Musician

Abayomi Adetunji whose stage name is Yonda is a musician signed to DMW Records in January 2017.

The singer who was Born on June 11th, 1992 had released a few singles, of which ‘Sexellency’ is the biggest hit.

11. DJ E-Cool – Disc Jockey

Ebianga Ikpeme is popularly known as DJ E-cool. He is an American DJ and music producer.

He is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and is the official DJ for Nigerian-American singer/songwriter, Davido.

He has worked with numerous well-known artists including Doug E. Fresh, Ludacris, D’banj, Victoria Kimani, and Wizkid.

12. Kiddominant – Producer

Ayoola Oladapo Agboola, who is also known as Kiddominant, is a Nigeria recording producer and disc jockey best known for producing Orezi’s hit single “Rihanna” in 2013.

13. Fresh VDM – Producer

Bello Emmanuel Adeshina who also is known as Fresh VDM (formerly, Fresh) is a Nigerian producer who had his early life in Togo.

14. Sina Rambo – Musician, Affiliate

Sina Rambo or Shina Rambo is a Nigerian musician and rapper. His real name is Shina Adeleke and he is a cousin to the popular Nigerian musician Davido.

15. B-Red – Musician, Affiliate

B-Red is an Afropop, RnB singer and he is the younger brother to Sina Rambo and cousin to popular Nigerian musician Davido.

His name is Adebayo Adeleke while B-Red is his stage name. He was born on the 23rd of July in Atlanta Georgia.

16. Peruzzi – Artist

Tobechukwu Okoh professionally known as Peruzzi is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and performing artist. His interest in music kick-started at age 7.

Following this, Peruzzi kept on developing his talent and pursuing his music goal until he came to limelight.

17. Kayode Umarudeen – Creative director

Umarudeen Kayode, who is also known as Blacktycoone, is a friend to Nigerian singer Davido and also the creative director of DMW.

He served in the American Marines. He was reportedly posted to Afghanistan where he allegedly served for one year.

18. Idowest – Rapper

Nigerian rapper,  Adekunle Idowu whose stage name is Idowest was born in November 1992, was signed to DMW in May 2018.

He has two albums to his name – Mafia Culture, Vol. 1.

19. Lati (PA)

It isn’t hard to note that Davido is one celebrity who values loyalty and rewards it full time.

Lati Biola has been Davido’s trusted friend of over two decades.

This is our list of his gang members, if there is anyone we missed on the list, please indicate in the comments below

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