12 things you need to know about Dj Olu, Davido’s late friend

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12 things you need to know about Dj Olu, Davido’s late friend

It is no longer news that Davido’s disc jockey, Dj Olu is dead. It is also no longer news that he died of complications as a result of alleged intake of hard drugs.

BlackBox Nigeria however presents a list of 12 things you probably didn’t know about Dj Olu…

  1. DJ Olu’s was born Oluwagbemiga Abiodun on August 14 1993. Must read: Shocking! How Davido lost 3 friends to death in one week
  2. Like his friend, Davido, Dj Olu was born in Atlanta Georgia, USA.

    Dj Olu with Davido

  3. He is the second child of five children his siblings are Lamissa, Tobi, Oyinda and Damilola.
  4. He is a native of Iperu-Remo, Ikenne Local Government of Ogun state.
  5. He is the son of businessman turned politician, Dapo Abiodun who is the MD, CEO of Heyden Petroleum.

    Dj Olu and his dad, Dapo Abiodun

  6. DJ Olu’s dad and Davido’s dad are business associates. The Adelekes are also family friends with the Abioduns.

    Dj Olu’s family joins Davido and his dad during the singer’s convocation at Babcock University

  7. His father ran for a Senate seat in 2015. Ahead of 2019, he is now running for Governor of the state under the APC.
  8. In 2016, Gbemiga as he he also fondly called obtained a degree in Business Administration from the University of Essex, UK. He had earlier completed his college education at Bosworth Independent College also in the UK.

    Dj Olu on his graduation from Essex

  9. Asides his DJ work, Olu was also a car enthusiast. He ran a bespoke car pimping outfit in Lagos which he called Dj OluCustoms.

    DJ Olu’s with legendary American singer, Stevie Wonder

  10. He was also the owner of Vapors, a Night Club situated in VI. The club is also known as Vapors by Olu.
  11. He became Davido’s DJ in June 2011 and the duo have remained together ever since.
  12. On Saturday, October 7, 2017, Dj Olu was found dead in a BMW car in a Banana Island garage. Found with his body was the corpse of a friend, Chime Amaechi better known as Chime Salt.

    Dj Olu and ChimeSalt

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