Reactions as Twitter launches Emoji for Davido’s “E Choke” slang


Twitter, popular micro-blogging platform, on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, officially endorsed DMW Boss, Davido’s “E choke” slang with the introduction of an Emoji,a nd this has got many Nigerians reacting.

30BG Boss, Davido, is not only known for dropping steady hits and bangers but has proven time and time again to be a trendsetter and major social media influencer.

Sometime in 2020, the steady hit-maker had introduced ‘E choke’, which eventually became accepted not just locally but internationally among celebrities, his fans and social media users in general.

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The slang is used to when you desire some to feel or show intense shock, surprise or wonder.

When you tweet something using the #EChoke, a portrait of Davido holding his neck will appear, giving your tweets a little extra flair.

The very much elated “E Choke” crooner himself took to his Twitter page to flaunt the newly introduced emoji in his honour.

The multiple award-winning superstar tweeted: ”Even Jack Know say “E choke” accompanied with the newly introduced emoji.

This is coming few weeks that Twitter took its African headquaters to Ghana against all expectations that it would chose Nigeria looking at the huge market it has in Nigeria. Although, twitter cited freedom of press and easy access to information as some of the reasons behind it’s decision.

Fans of the “Fem” hit singer on Twitter have gone agog with the development.

They expressed delight and excitement in solidarity for the “E Choke” movement.

@NetflixNaija tweeted: “Who dey breeet? #EChoke.”

@NigeriaStories wrote: ““E choke “is currently the biggest slang in Nigeria #echoke.”

@kennygee4l said: “Davido don give Burna Boy another assignment #echoke.”

@Gidi_Traffic said: “Twitter endorses Davido’s “E Choke” slang with an emoji #echoke.”

@ArrangeOfficial stated: “Na only you fit run am OBO #echoke.”

@whoisezaY said: “Starboy no vex but Davido #echoke pass You talk true shaa No stress.”

@IAnjiebright tweeted: “So Davido now has an emoji for his famous word #echoke.”

@ceexz3 tweeted: “We’ve finally gotten the E choke emoji #echoke #echoke.”

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