Obama DMW died on 29th June 2021 at Ever-care hospital in Lekki, Lagos, a few hours after driving himself to the hospital, where he was admitted for treatment after complaining of having difficulty breathing and severe pain. He is suspected to have died from heart failure.
Obama DMW, who was an aide to Davido, and also was the brain behind Obama Music Worldwide; an affiliate brand to Davido Music Worldwide with a mission to uplift upcoming artists, showcase talents and spread African music all over the diaspora.
Reacting to the shock of his death, Singer Davido said the pain was one he could not describe. He also lamented why Uthman had to die so soon, describing him as an elder brother who always had his back.
Celebrities like Tiwa Savage and Peruzzi paid tributes to Obama DMW on their social media handles.
Part of Tiwa Savage’s tribute read, “I’ve never met anyone as brave/strong as you who were also as soft and kind as you.
“I don’t know why my cheesy jokes always made you laugh; you were ready to take a bullet for your loved ones.”
Sharing a video of some hilarious moments he had with the deceased via his verified Instagram page, Peruzzi wrote, “You had the answers to all my questions about life. This one hits different. Love you forever.”
Story: Ene Ken-Yawe
Media: AfroOnTheBeats/Instagram, Davido/Instagram