ARTIST PROFILE

Davido

Name: David Adedeji Adeleke

Birthday: November 21 1992

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David Adedeji Adeleke (born November 21, 1992),better known by his stage name Davido, is an American-born Nigerian recording artist, performer and record producer. His 2011 single “Dami Duro” was well-received throughout Nigeria. Along with his elder brother Adewale Adeleke, Davido is the co-owner of HKN Music (a record label home to Sina Rambo, B. Red and Danagog).He has produced for numerous artists including Naeto C, Skales, Tiwa Savage and Sauce Kid. In April 2012, he signed an endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria.On October 23, 2013, Davido partnered with Guinness for the “Guinness World of More” concert.Davido has won a BET Award,Kora Award,Channel O Music Video Award, Ghana Music Award,Nigeria Music Video Award,MTV Africa Music Awards,African Muzik Magazine Awards, Headies Awards, Nigeria Entertainment Awards and Dynamix All Youth Awards, among others.

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Davido relocated to Lagos at a young age. He released his debut album Omo Baba Olowo in 2012, which includes the singles “Back When” featuring Naeto C, “Dami Duro”, “All of You”, “Overseas” featuring Sina Rambo, “Ekuro”, “Gbon Gbon” and “Feel Alright” featuring Ice Prince. Davido has released the singles “Gobe”, “One of a Kind”, “Skelewu”, “Aye”, “Tchelete (Goodlife)”, “Naughty” and “Owo Ni Koko”.

In January 2016, Davido announced via Twitter that he signed a record deal with Sony BMG; the announcement was met with mixed reactions.

Davido was born on November 21, 1992 to Chief Deji and Vero Adeleke in Atlanta, Georgia. His father is a Nigerian business magnate while his late mother was a university lecturer.He attended the British International School in Lagos. Davido studied Business Administration at Oakwood University prior to relocating to Nigeria.He graduated from Babcock University in Ogun State, earning a degree in music

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