Like Davido, DJ Olu Was A ‘Rich Kid’ Who Found Joy In Music

Posted on October 07 2017 , at 11:48 pm
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Another day, another Davido friend’s death- as news came round that Olugbenga Abiodun aka DJ Olu died in his car on Saturday. That was just a few days after the controversial death of Tagbo Umeike, the associate of Davido’s who reportedly in the early hours of his birthday.

DJ Olu (left) with his father and brother.

DJ Olu was the son of Ogun State politician and businessman Dapo Abiodun, a billionaire magnate who owns Heyden Petroleum among other investments.

 

The Abiodun mansion in Ogun State.
Davido and Olu on a Dapo Abiodun’s campaign trail.

 

 

 

As a student of the University of Essex in the UK, Olu had an affinity for entertainment and soon started trying his hand out at deejaying. He met Davido at one their fathers’ parties and the two developed a friendship that thrived when OBO ventured into music.

Davido and DJ Olu

Although he didn’t neccesarily need the money, DJ Olu was Davido’s ‘official’ DJ and together they rolled for four years before his death. He also had a thriving car detailing business.

DJ Olu and a few armed policemen

 

He was only 23 years old.

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