It’s exactly one year since Gbemiga Abiodun also known as DJ Olu passed away and his very close friend, Davido has paid an emotional tribute to him.
Davido took to his Twitter page on Sunday, October 7, 2019, where he posted a photo of DJ Olu and himself with an emotional tribute;
“A year since you been gone Love you and miss you so much! You took a part of me when you left!We always spoke about taking over the World together! I know you looking down proud of what we have achieved so far! YOUR LEGACY LIVES FOREVER! DJ OLU .We Celebrate u,” he tweeted.
The death of DJ Olu came as a shocking surprise to many and the even the circumstances behind his death was controversial.
How he died
Gbemiga Abiodun, also known as DJ Olu, one of Davido‘s official DJs, and son of Dapo Abiodun, was reportedly found dead in his car. According to reports, he and a friend Chime were found dead together in the car, just days after Davido’s friend, Tagbo, died after a heavy drinking bout.
Davido shared news of his passing, mourning him on his Snapchat.
“2 brothers gone in 4 days,” Davido wrote on his Snapchat. “We killed shows back to back for four years straight. A part of me is broken. I love you, bro, God take control. RIP Olu, I love you more than you can imagine. Till we meet again.”
DJ Olu, Born Olu Abiodun to Nigerian successful entrepreneur Dapo Abiodun started off as an underground DJ in 2010 while studying for his “A” levels in England. After djing and headlining numerous parties across the country, It didn’t take long for him to get noticed. In June 2011 he was signed as the official DJ for Davido’s HKN record label.
He has played venues in South Africa, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Cotonou, Dubai, Miami, Atlanta and numerous cities in the UK. His mixtapes include some of the hottest artists from the scene. Olu is able to mix different genre of music e.g hip-hop, funky, bashment, afrobeat, oldies to create a unique sound.