Microsoft founder, Bill Gates has made it known that his youngest daughter, Phoebe, was excited about his trip to Nigeria because of two Afrobeats stars.
However, the billionaire on Wednesday, June 21 said this while delivering his opening address at an event in Lagos State.
Gates revealed how his 20-year-old child expressed happiness when she learnt that he was visiting Nigeria and the possibility of meeting the musicians, Burna Boy and Rema.
According to him, his daughter told him that he was lucky because he will get a chance the two global singers.
The American business mogul also recalled watching Grammy Award winner, Wizkid and Davido perform during his last visit to Nigeria.
He further noted that Nigeria is filled with creative minds and Afrobeats from Nigeria are popular everywhere.
“Of course, being here in Nigeria, I can’t help but mention the amazing creativity that goes on here. Afrobeats from Nigeria are popular everywhere.
When my daughter Phoebe heard I was coming to Nigeria, she said, ‘You’re lucky because you get to see Burna Boy and Rema, so I had to look them up…because I’m so hip,” Gates said.
He added; “But I also remember, the last time I was here, I did get to see Davido and Wizkid perform and I was quite impressed with that. So, my kids think I’ve come to a very hip place”.
When my daughter Phoebe heard I was coming to Nigeria, she said, "You're lucky because you get to see Burna Boy and Rema, so I had to look them up…because I'm so 'hip'.
But I remember the last time I was here, I got to see Davido & Wizkid perform.
— Channels Television (@channelstv) June 21, 2023