Davido is the winner and first time recipient on stage at the 2018 BET Awards which happened at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
The multi award-winner made a history tonight as being the first African-based artist to appear on stage as the prize winner.
David Adedeji Adeleke, better known as Davido won in the category which included Booba (France), Cassper Nyovest (SA), Dadju (France), Distruction Boyz (SA), Fally Ipupa (Dr. Congo), J Hus (UK), Niska (France), Tiwa Savage (Nigeria), Stefflon Don (UK) and Stormzy (UK).
As the first time African recipient on stage, the ‘If’ hit-maker paid tribute and sent his condolences to D’Banj who at the time had lost his 1-year-old son. To end his speech, he invited everyone to visit Africa.
He also announced his new upcoming album and also told American artistes to collaborate with Africans. His award was presented by Hollywood actor Omar Hardwick and actress Tika Sumpter.
Watch his acceptance speech below: