Zlatan and Davido recount their come-up woes on “Osanle”

A cheeky look at the journey so far and what's to come

“Where you been dey when I be runaway?”, Davide belts on “Osanle”, referencing a part of his come-up story he has retold countlessly through his come-up story. Fans who know Davido, also know that earlier in his career, the singer came into his father’s crosshairs after his decision to quit school for music. Before Asa Asika eventually opened his doors for Davido to grow under his watchful management, the singer was basically on his own, couch-surfing and living wherever night fell.

The OBO’s runaway days are far behind him now, but perhaps all it takes for those memories to be resurged is being on a track with rapper, Zlatan, whose star is only just rising. On “Osanle” Zlatan chronicles some of the difficulty he has faced on the come up with the zest of a man who knows everything is about change forever. After making an even more recent dent in the game on Chinko Ekun’s sleeper hit, “Able God” and “Zanku”, still on course to be the next big dance wave in Nigeria, Zlatan is looking at an inevitable 2019 scale-up. “Osanle” is a cheeky way to look back at his journey with a glint of hope for what’s to come.

Stream “Osanle” featuring Davido below

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