Davido’s Affectionate Nickname for Tunde Ednut
Social media was abuzz as netizens reacted to superstar Davido affectionately calling Tunde Ednut “Aburo” in a recent Instagram exchange.
The interaction began when Tunde Ednut took to his Instagram page to commend Davido for discovering his new signee, Morravey, and announced her upcoming EP.
Davido’s Grateful Response
In response to Tunde Ednut’s post, Davido expressed his gratitude and confidence in Morravey’s success, stating, “Thank you aburo mi she’s gonna be HUGE!!” However, this choice of words raised some eyebrows due to the Yoruba term “Aburo” translating to “younger sibling.”
Confusion in Age and Wealth
The playful exchange prompted confusion and amusement among social media users. While Tunde Ednut is 37 years old, Davido is only 30.
Some users humorously pointed out that age differences can be overlooked when wealth and success come into play. Netizens shared their thoughts on the interaction.
Playful Banter and Cultural Norms
Several netizens revealed that they also use the term “Aburo” when referring to friends and acquaintances, highlighting the playful and sometimes colloquial nature of such interactions.
It’s a common practice in some cultures, including Yoruba culture, to address friends or acquaintances in this manner.
Davido’s Previous Playful Nickname
Davido’s use of the term “Aburo” is not the first time he has playfully referred to someone in his circle.
Some recalled that he previously called Dele Momodu “boy” in a good-natured manner. This light-hearted banter is a part of his charismatic and friendly persona.
Social Media Reactions
The exchange between Davido and Tunde Ednut led to various reactions on social media.
Users playfully shared their own experiences with similar terms of endearment, and the humorous responses added to the lightheartedness of the interaction.
A Friendly Gesture
In essence, Davido’s use of “Aburo” may have sparked momentary confusion, but it serves as a reminder of the friendly and playful nature of interactions between celebrities and personalities in the entertainment industry.