Africa-Press – Gambia. The Chief Executive officer of Info Digital Africa, ID Africa has unveiled a documentary film titled, We Rise: The Davido Story. The documentary tells the story of music star, David Adedeji Adeleke, professionally known as Davido, and captures his journey into music, as well as his influence on emerging and younger artistes.
The film also tells the story of Davido’s rise to fame, how he started as a teenager and the struggle for his father’s approval to go into music. It explores the controversies associated with the artiste and the funds raised during the celebration of his 29th birthday. It is the first feature film on the singer who has won several awards and gained international recognition within a decade of his career.It was gathered that the project took over eight months to complete. It features original interviews with leading entertainment industry figures, such as DJ Jimmy Jatt; the CEO of Storm 360, Obi Asika; Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi; Eromo Egbejule; Tosin Ajibade and Davido’s music lecturer at Babcock University, Dr Olusegun Ojuola.
According to Falodun, Davido’s story should be told. One of the goals of ID Africa is to use digital media for capturing and sharing the stories of people, places and events that matter to young Africans.