Nigerian Most Followed Hip Hop Artist Davido Looks to Launch Bitcoin Trading Company
February 6, 2021 6:22 AM
Popular Nigerian Hip Hop Star Davido in a recent tweet revealed his intentions to launch a crypto trading company.
Davido who revealed his partnership in October 2020 with crypto payment firm Bitsika driving massive traffic to the Bitsika platform, Nigerian artist holds the record according to recent data reports as the most followed musician on the continent.
A major figure such as Davido announcing his interest in bitcoin and cryptocurrencies could see an increase in mainstream adoption of digital currencies in the country. Davido might be set to follow in the footsteps of Senegalese born Grammy Award nominee 'Akon', who in recent times has ventured into building a blockchain city powered by Akoin.
However, on social media, some of Davido's millions of followers seized on the excitement resulting from the post. Most even attempted to sell their crypto credentials on the thread.
Nonetheless, according to recent data from Google Trends, Nigeria is still ranked as number one in the world in terms of Bitcoin Searches.