Nigerian singer David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has revealed that the father of a billionaire, Adedeji Adeleke, worked as a manager at Burger King, a fast food restaurant in the US before he grew up rich.
This singer appeared while talking about his biggest inspiration at a concert on NPR’s Tiny Desk, a video series of live concerts hosted by NPR Music in Washington.
According to him, his father has been an inspiration to him to be able to go through life’s struggles to get to where he is today.
“My mentality is my father, a Nigerian American like me. He studied in the United States. I was learning there myself. I went to HBCU (historically Black Colleges and Universities), a college that was predominantly black.
“My father used to work for Burger King. He was the manager of Burger King.
“I know not many people believe this but he did not suddenly become rich. It has also gone through certain lifebloods to be where it is today, ”he said.
Recall that the father of three recently revealed that there were days when he and his brothers lived without money while growing up.
The singer said that his visit to his old apartment in the United States brought back old memories of hardship.
According to him, at the time, what was left of him was the dream that he had to make it big.
“My dad used to work at a fast food restaurant” – Davido