Mavado pulled a huge crowd in Gambia over the weekend.
Over 50,000 persons turned out to the Independence Stadium Bakau to see the International Dancehall artist perform his hits on Saturday night.
Event organizers previously reported that 25,000 tickets were sold for the event however on show day the numbers doubled at the gate making the Gully Gad’s performance the biggest event in Gambia in over a decade.
The “Memory” deejay touched down in the Western African country two days before the event and was gifted several acres of land on Saturday.
The tradition is seen as a gesture of honor gratitude love and respect in the West African country.
The gift was made by Global Properties Gambia Limited, “We saw it fit to say Thank You! and We Love You! to Mr. David Brooks [Mavado],” the company said in a press release. “Over the past 10 years in his musical career Mavado has changed the dancehall sound and inspired many in dancehall and around the world including Gambia to strive for better.”
Sources tells The us that Mavado received close to fifty acres, the “Fresh Cash” deejay shared the news on social media shortly after signing documents.
“Gambians welcome me with love and respect, over the years the people have been waiting for me and here is my next home mama Africa. They want to build my next mansion here so just look at me signing ?now a one bag a teeth when u see mi?.,” he wrote.