Davido, born David Adedeji Adeleke is the hottest new artist to come out of Nigeria. Born on 21st Nov 1992 in Atlanta, USA, but brought up in Lagos. This young man is making serious waves in the industry both in Nigeria and abroad following his huge breakthrough into the music scene in 2011 with his hit debut song ‘Back When’ featuring Naeto C.
Davido started music professionally three (3) years ago, but has been performing and making music since the age of 11. At 18, he set up a record label called ‘HKN Music’, jointly owned with his older brother. The saying “If you want something done, do it yourself” is what led to the birth of the new label. Davido also believes that as a producer and recording artiste, he would be in the best position to create music that suits his style. When asked to choose an ideal producer to work with, he responded “…myself, because I know what I want exactly!” He is however quick to mention that he would definitely be excited to work with ‘Sarz’, ‘Jaysleek’ and ‘Don Jazzy’
In only 3 years, Davido has developed a huge fan base in Africa, the US and the UK and the young fresh talent’s globally released single ‘Skelewu’, is enjoying massive media attention and airplay online, on radio and TV outside Nigeria. In his own words, his greatest reward so far is “having my family and friends support my dream. I can’t ask God for more”. Within no time Davido took everyone by storm when he released ‘Dami Duro’, which was said to be one of the top hits in Nigeria. Since then, he has also released other hits in Nigeria. Most popular are Skelewu, Gobe and Aye, which have all done amazingly well. His videos have had massive airplay on MTV, Hip TV, Trace, Channel O and all Terrestrial TV stations.
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