David Adedeji Adeleke (na for November 21 1992 dem bon am) wey pipul no wel wel as Davido na Naijá-Amerika singa, song raita an rekod produsa.Davido popula wel well wen e rilis di muzik "Dami Duro" di sekod muzik wet dey e fest muzik albom "Omo baba Olowo" (2012).Fat sem year 2012 for Headies awod, Davido win di Next Rated Award. Insaid 2013 go rish 2015, Davido rilis plenti muzik wey popula wel wel. For January 2016, e go sign rekod diee wit Sony Music. Na Davido fom di rekod lebel kol Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) an musizishian laik Dremo, Mayorkun, Peruzzi an liya dey onda dis record label. For July 2016, Davido sign anoda rekod diee wit "Sony's RCA Records". For October 2016, Davido rilis anoda five trak Ep "son of mercy" wey bi sey e sopot am wit songs laik "Gbagbo Oshi", "How long" an "Coolest kids in Africa" for April 2017, bikos of di trobul for kreativ kontrol said, Davido go bak go tok abaut im kontrat wit Sony an dat sem year e rilis anoda five singles wey "If" and "Fall" dey amog di singu. Di song "If" kova di worldwide soshial media Hativiti an "Fall" kom bikom di Longest charting Nigerian Pop song for Billboard history.For di wold of muzic dem dey kol am King of our taim Afrobeats. For November 2019, Davido rilis e sekod studio albom "A Good Time" Davido sopot am wit Muzik laik "Blow My Mind".For insaid New African Magazine for 2019, Davido dey amog di 100 top strong pipul wey dey kontrol Afrikans. On Friday 13 November 2020, Davido rilis e nomba three studio albom "A Better Time".As at August 2021, Davido bi di sekod person wey pipul dey folo pass for Afrika soshial media app Instagram.
Tori of e life[chenj-am | chenj-am for orijin]
Dem bon David Adedeji Adeleke for November 21 1992 inside Atlanta Georgia wey dey Amerika.E papa Adedeji Adeleke na bizinessman an e mama Vero Adeleke na leshura for Univasiti.Na Davido smol pass for di five pikin-dem an na e bi di sekod boi of e papa. Davido go skul for British International School for Lagos in Naijá an as e rish 16 years old e go rid Business Administration for Oakwood University for Alabama.
As Davido dey Oakwood, e get muzikal tins an e stat to dey mek beats wit e kosin B-Red an Sina Rambo wey dem kom fom dia muzik akt KB International. Davido no finish Oakwood University as e put all e mind for muzik. E go lif for London an na dia e tek wok on e voesi.Afta e kom bak to Naijá for 2011, Davido stop smol for e muzik karia an go bak to skul to mek im papa happi as e enta Babcock University for July 2015. Davido get digree for Muzik Babcock University.Later, e Papa pay di Univasiti to stat muzik dipatment for di niu class of one student.
How e tek wok[chenj-am | chenj-am for orijin]
Fom 2011 go rish 2012, Davido stat to dey wok on im fest rekod "Omo Baba Olowo".Di albom muzik na miss of Afrika beats an hiphop. Davido wok wit Jay Sleek, Maleek berry, GospelOnDeBeatz Spellz Dokta, Franz, Mr Chidoo, Theory Soundz an Shizzi to produs di albom. Omo Baba Olowo Albom get meni muzishian laik Neato-C, Sina Rambo, B-Red, Kayswitch, Ice prince an 2 Face Baba.Pipu no too laik di albom bikos of di wey dey tek rait di Muzik dem bot di Albom stil win diBest R&B/Pop of di year.For The Headies, di Albom dey amog albom of di year. Di sem Albom dey for di best album of di year for 2013 in Nigeria Entertainment Awards. Di trak wey Naecto-C hep am wit wey bi "Back When" na im bi di lidin singu for di Albom for May 7, 2011. Na Davido produs am an pipu laik am wel wel as redio stashion plai am wel wel. Davido tok for Television channel Factory 78 sey na im rekod "Back When" for London. Na Clarence Peters daret di muzik vidio for "Back When" an dem put am for YouTube on May 9 2011. Di albom sekod singu na "Dami Duro" wey dem rilis for October 30, 2011 an na Davido an Shizzi produs am. For one intaviwu wey dem post for NotJustOk websait, Davido tok sey e rekod di song for August of dat year. Di song liki three mont afta e send am to e frend. Oda sopot Muzik vidio for "Dami Duro" dem rilis am for January 8 2012 dorin di Occupy Nigeria protests. Di nomba three singu albom "Ekuro" na for Miami dem rekod an daret am an na Antwan Smith du di wok. Naijá singa Aramide rilis di soulful rendition of di song. The nomba four singu Albom "OverSeas" wey e rilis for May 6 2012 di unfinished version for di song liki bifor di main rilis. Di GospelOnDeBeatz produs trak "All Of You" an dis na di nomba five singu albom wey dem rilis for September 28 2012. Davido tok for Factory 78 TV sey e rekod dis song wit GospelOnDeBeatz afta dem mit am for Mall.
2013 - 2016[chenj-am | chenj-am for orijin]
Standalone, The Baddest an Son Mercy. On February 25 2013, Davido rilis di shizzi produs trak "Gobe" an dem rank am sekod for Premium Times for Top 10 songs for 2013. For one review for insaid Vanguard Newspaper, Charles Mgbolu sey di song "na fun fom stat to finish". Di muzik vidio for " Gobe" na im dey du for South Africa by Godfather productions. Davido tok for Twitter sey di song "One of a kind" wey dem rilis for May 13 2013, na shizzi produs am bot na Tebza of Godfather productions du di vidio of di song.Di song tok of Africa wey bi laik one wit plenti kulture an muzik. August 13 2013, Davido rilis "Skelewu" wey Premium Times rank as nomba 5 for di Top 10 songs of 2013. Davido promot skelewu for 18 August 2013 as e upload am for instructional dans vidio wey Jassy Generation daret to YouTube.Di skelewu dans kompetishion folo dey di vidio wey dem rilis. Skelewu get sopot wit two muzik vidio. Sedan daret di fest muzik vidio wey dem rilis for October 15 2013.Dem upload am put for YouTube tru Parody Account.Afta somtaims dey rilis vidio. Davido tok sey sombodi bitira am as dem rilis di vidio an for dis rison Davido go do anoda vidio wit Moe Musa na UK base muzik vidio dareto. Bikos of wetin di tim tok sesan talk say Davido dey satisfy with di contributions to di music video. Sesan stil tok sey e go dey immature mek Davido an im manejiment inakurate statement to skata im brand. Di main Skelewu Vidio wey dem daret an rekod for London by Moe Musa an e rilis am for October 2013. Davido rilis di T-Spize-produs song "Aye" for February 1 2014. Di vidio for di song na Clarence Peter daret am an na for February 7 2014 dem rilis di vidio. For insaid di vidio Davido plai di poor fama wey dey love one king pikin wannabe waif. Davido du kolabo wit South Afrikan duo Mafikizolo title "Tchelete(Good life)" dem rilis am for April 30 2014. Na Oskido an Shizzi produs am while MTN plai an callertunez platforms distribute am. Bifor dem du di rekodin of Tchelete(Good life)". Davido Network wit Mafikizolo at MTN Nigeria Elite Night event for December 2013. Di muzik vidio for "Tchelete (Good life)" na Twenty Twenty media record an daret Oskido an Uhuru sho smol for di vidio. For June 2014, Davido du smol kolabo with Mi Case, Lola Rae, Sarkodie, Diamond Platnumz an Tiwa Savage for "Africa Rising" na song wey dem yuz for DSTV Eponymous Campaign to Ginger Afrikan mek dem patek for kommuniti-based social investment projects. Di folorin muzik vidio for Africa Rising " di south African production house callback Dreams record and direct di video. Di artist performed di song fodi Africa Rising launch ceremony for Mauritius for June 2015 Davido rilis di Meek Mill assisted trap song"Fans Mi" E yeye fans wit di audio an behind di scene fotogirafa of di vidio bifor e rilis am. Davido 20 trak albom di Baddest na June 2015 e plan to rilis am bot leta rilis am for October 10 dat sem year. Two days bifor dat date to di albom dem delay am bikos of di korporation interest for distribution no get nem. Davido don rilis di album kova akt an trackway dem tok earlier dat year di Baddest feature production fom Shizzi, DelB, Spellz, Jfem, P square, Don jazzy, Runtown, Uhuru, DJ Buckz, Akin, Meek mill, Wale an TreySongz. For January 2016, Davido announce for Twitter say E don sign record deal with Sony music Davido announcement go with mixed reaction di record label make press release am make pipu know di deal Davido record deal with Sony im go need to release two two albums and allow am make e retain di right to im music and performance Davido na im get di record label wey be Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) e create am few months after e sign with Sony. Dremo, Mayorkun, yonda and Peruzzi dem currently sign under di label. For July 2016 Davido sign record deal with RCA records.Davido record deal with Sony music affect di plans to release The Baddest according to pulse Nigeria. Davido agreement with Sony na say di album must meet international standard for am to go global distribution. For October 2016 e release di 5 track "EP son of mercy" wey support from di singles "Gbagbe Oshi" "How long" and "Coolest kid in Africa". The EP feature musicians like Simi,Tinashe, and Nacty C For 2017 to 2018 "If", "Fall", " Fia", and "Assurance" Davido win Best African Act for 2017 MOBO Award. E release "If" for February 17 2017 na tekno produce am may while ghost write di track for Davido. Di song certified diamond for di recording industry of south Africa and di shop shipment na 200000 units. "If" win Best pop single and song of di year for The Headies 2018. As dem review am for OkayAfrica Sabo kpada describe di song as "slow burner" with di "unfussy beat wey sound hollow out and no clutter with instrument" Di music video of "If" dem release am for London wey Director Q do di directing while Tunde Babalola produce am. Davido team up with menswear designer Orange culture to release Capsule collection Ginger by "If" Davido release "Fall"for June Africa e sample one line from kojo funds track "Dun Talking""Fall" na platinum certified wey be recording industry of south Africa dem be one of di top100 most Shazam searched singles in America in January 2019 and e dey for 10top record for Shazam for New York.For February 2019 e become di longest Charting Nigerian pop song for Billboard history. Fall" dem rate am as 163 for Pitchfork list for di 200 Best songs of di year 2010.Di accompany music video for "Fall" na one born- Nigerian British video Director Daps direct di video. For December 2018di video get more dan 100 million viewers wey make am be di most viewed video for Nigerian artist for YouTube. Davido release "Fia"for November 10 2017.The song describe neon highlife track and na fresh VDM produce am.For do second verse Davido address Im arrest and do role Caroline danjuma play fueling di rumors say e dey involve for di death of Tagbo Umenike Onemanager for native manager praise Davido songwriting and say di songs dey reflect some of im recent struggle but im dey put am in a way wey be say di sensitive details no go come out direct. One review for music Africa kayode faniyi say " Fia" give "existential conflict" and say"undoubtedly di songs of Davido career at least till e outdoes imself". Daniel Orubo of konbini channels describe "Fia" as "Coherent" track wey Davido use "Croaky voice"" Fia" dey among di songs wey dem nominate for Best pop single and song of di year for The Headies 2018. Di music video wey follow for "Fia" na Clarence peter direct am di assist remix of "Fia" na stefflon Don't do am and dem release am for March 30 2018. Dis remix carry many lyrics from di original recording but incorporate patois tinged flow. Davido win di Best Africa Act and na one of di Best Worldwide Act recipient for 2017 MTV Europe music Awards. Davido release "Assurance" April 30 2018 .E dedicate di track to im girlfriend and release di song for di girl 23rd birthday. Reviewing di native magazine Toys Sokunbi say di song talk plenty but for di importance of clarity for age of emojis,validation from ourlove ones and put love first against all odds. Davido win Best international Act for di 2018 BET Award wey make am di first African artist to collect Award for main stage and for Davido acceptance speech e advice dem make dem visit Africa and eat Africa food. For September 2018 Davido sing with Meek mill, post Malone and Fat joe, for di made in American Festival. Before di Festival Davido go sing for House of Blues for Boston as part of im "The locked up Tour" wey e continue for August and end am for September.Dat same month Davido face accusations wey be say member of di Black Axe confraternity or Aye cult Group and of making cult gang gestures for im music and personal video. For September 5 2018 Daily post report say person wey Nigeria police catch as Aye cult member confess say e join because dem tell say if e be Aye e go meet music star Davido. On September 15 2018 for Davido chart with vanguard Davido country manager ASA Asika deny say e no know whether Davido dey any secret cult group. On August 10 2019 information Nigeria report make trouble for no dey Davido share video for Im insta-story to reassure di Aye cult group say e dey loyal o! For 2019=Present: 02 Arena Concert "Blow MY MIND"" RISKY" "A GOOD TIME" and "A Better Time".For January 2019 Davido sell all the 02 Arena for London wey come become do first solo African artist to do am after wizkid headline concert for 2018.Idris Elba introduce Davido for stage and Davido perform many of im hit singles wey di life band The Compozer back am up. Caroline Sullivan of di Guardian give di concert four star out of five dey call Davido di " alpha"and say "many of di behavior wey Davido dey dis play e learn am from American rappers and some of dem wey e don work with E.g: Young Thug and Swea Lee. Di Chris Brown assist track " Blow My Mind" e release am for July 26 2019 and Shizzi produce am "Blow My Mind" na im dem be wan release as di leading single album. "Blow my mind" carry lyrics wey talk of one sweet girl wey dey bounce Davido dada! For di Edgar Esteves direct visuals for "Blow My mind" Davido and Chris Brown spend good time for di motel with deir lovers.Di video catch one million views for 11hours did wan pass wizkid Fever and come closer wey make am become di Nigeria music video wey achieve di most quickly. E still be di Nigeria music video to gain di most views for only 24hours for di time wey dem release di album. For October 23 2019 e release "Risky" e feature guest vocals from Jamaican singer Popcaan wey tell Davido make show for im 2018 single "Dun Rich" Di music video for "Risky" na meji Alabi direct am and e pay homage to di crime drama Television series TopBoy.For di video one female member of Davido and Popcaan crew inform upon dem to police. "A Good Time" wey be Davido second studio albums e release am for November 22 2019. Di album features di before release single like "If" "Fall" "Assurance" "Blow My Mind" and "Risky". Davido record A Good Time for Atlanta. E tell Vibe magazine e go like record for new environment. Davido describe do album as body of work for everybody and say e go get mouth for afrobeats for years but go incorporate elements of oder genres.Davido tell pipu di title of di album during wan event for Lagos for September 2019 and say e go release am for di following month. E again open excerpts of four songs from di album during di event As Davido dey perform for power house 2019 e talk with Power105.1 DJ seif e say di album go feature collaboration artists wey include Summer Walker,Gunna, A Boogie and Chris Brown. One of di track for di album "A Good Time" na platformproducer do am Di album cover art feature Davido papa and picture of im mama. A Good Time currently di most streams for African album of all time. For streaming platform Davido na di first to cross one billion streams. For May2020 Davido announce im third studio album wey e title A Better Time and e include 11tracks wey go feature musicians like Nicki Minaj and Tiwa Savage. For July e perform for Tonight show starring Jimmy Fallon and pipu see am for studio with one rapper Nas. For August 31 2020.Davido go back to social media after e take three months break make e chat with di Grammy museum for Instagram live about di rise of Afrobeats and oder issues wey concern di industry. During di live session Davido talk say e don finish work for A Better Time. For 10 September 2020 Davido return with di single FEM" with di music video wey Dammy Twitch produce. Davido single FEM video hit 1.8 million YouTube view forless dan 24hours e break e own record for d fastest Nigeria music video wey hit 1million views for YouTube di record wey dey top before na still Davido song Blow My Mind wey e feature Chris Brown Na di song be number one for di Nigeria turntable top 50 chart for im second week of eligibility dethroning WizKids Ginger. Di album dem release for 13 November 2020. Di album feature pipu like Lil Baby, Nicki Minaj,Nas, Chris Brown and Young Thug among oders. For December 14 2020 Davido announce im 3rd studio album A Bitter Time don achieve over 213.2 million streams for one month
Oda tins wey im achieve[chenj-am | chenj-am for orijin]
For April 6 2012 Nigerian Entertainment Today report say Davido don sign 30 million Naira endorsement deal with MTN. Di deal include say Davido go be Face of MTN pulse and di marketing campaign dey aim at Nigerian youth. For October 24th 2013 Pulse Nigeria report say Davido sign endorsement deal with Guinness Nigerial and part of di deal na say Davido go perform for di Guinness World of more concert with artist like P.square, D'banj, WizKids, Ice Prince, Burna Boy, Olamide, Phyno,Chidima, Waje and Tiwa Savage. For May 9 2018 Guardian Life report say Davido don sign endorsement deal with Infinix Mobile wey be say na Hong Kong dem manufacture di smartphones. For May 2021 News carry say Davido now na brand ambassador of di popular sports betting Brand 1×Bets. For June 11 Martell(cognac) talk say Davido don be im new ambassador.
Im personal life[chenj-am | chenj-am for orijin]
Davido get three children. E engage chioma di mother of im third pikin.
Discography[chenj-am | chenj-am for orijin]
Studio album[chenj-am | chenj-am for orijin]
- 2012. Omo Baba Olowo
- 2019. A Good Time
- 2020. A Better Time
EPs[chenj-am | chenj-am for orijin]
- 2016. Son of mercy
Tour wey im go[chenj-am | chenj-am for orijin]
A Good Time North American Tour (2019-2020)