‘We were shaking…,’ Davido confirms giving birth to twins in US with wife, Ifeanyi

Davido and Chioma... departing a US hospital with their new set of twins

Nigeria’s Afrobeats star, Davido, has described welcoming “beautiful” twins a year after the tragic death of his three-year-old son, Ifeanyi.

The elated music megastar, Davido, confirming that his wife, Chioma Rowland, gave birth to a boy and girl in the US, during a conference in New York, said, after he lost his son, “I’m almost at the finish line and that’s something that I want people to see.”

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However, Davido, whose original name is David Adeleke said when he and his wife, Chioma, a popular chef and influencer, found out they would be having twins, they were “shaking.”

The couple’s late son, Ifeanyi Adeleke, died last October after drowning in a swimming pool.

On Saturday, Davido said his faith and his loved ones helped him through the grief.

He told an audience at the UnitedMasters SelectCon event in New York: “A lot of people that those things happen to – you would never want to believe in God ever in your life.”

The Afrobeats singer, known for global hits like Unavailable and Fall, continued: “But to still have faith, to still be able to do what I love, having a great team around me and just focusing… I’m almost at the finish line and that’s something that I want people to see.”

“And it was in the same month – my son passed last year October, my wife gave birth this year October – it’s crazy,” he said.

Davido who is considered one of Africa’s biggest music stars. He has won MTV and BET music awards and has collaborated with international artists including Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj.

Ifeanyi’s death last year sparked an outpouring of emotion, with fans and colleagues from the entertainment industry sending their heartfelt condolences to the couple.