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On Becoming Luddy Dave

on becoming luddy dave

On Becoming Luddy Dave

My name is David Lucky Oguns, also known as LuddyDave. I am a recording artiste, singer, songwriter, and performer currently signed to Top Rock Entertainment.

Although I do contemporary African music, I appreciate all forms of music. My music style is unique as it is a mix of several Afro genres, AfroHybrid. Afrohybrid is a music genre that feeds the body, soul, and mind.

Through my music, I share messages with spiritual, emotional, and serious meanings although in a subtle way. To me, music is more than just a hobby, it is life.

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My music journey started when I was still a child growing up on the streets of the ancient city of warriors, Ibadan.

At the age of nine, I joined the choir of my local church and grew to become its lead singer. The experience helped to hone my music talent and led me on a quest for more.

As a member of the choir, I wrote soul touching songs based on events around me. I drew inspiration from established acts like PlantashunBoys, Styl Plus, R.Kelly, Mary J. Blige, and several other great musicians. This experience made me realize that I could pursue music as a career and also shaped me as a person.

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With determination to make music my purpose in life, I left Nigeria for South Africa. Adapting to life in a new country was far from easy, but I found refuge still in music.

I quickly set about my passion, and in no time, I started gaining people’s attention. I soon became a local favourite and was rewarded with several invitational performances in clubs across Pretoria, Johannesburg, and Soweto. This was in addition to regular gigs at the Royal Hotel in Johannesburg.

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After several years of playing music in South Africa, I realized that you cannot give away, without considering home first.

This informed my decision to return to Nigeria and sign with a new record label and management company to help actualize my dream.

Fans can expect thrilling, consistent, and evergreen Afrohybrid vibes in my music.

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