DMW Boss and one of Africa’s Biggest Artiste, Davido Adeleke, better known as Davido has turned 28 years today, November 21, 2020.
According to Wikipedia, “Davido, is an American-born Nigerian singer, songwriter, musician and record producer, born on November 21, 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.
“He studied Business Administration at Oakwood University before dropping out to make beats and record vocal references. Davido rose to fame after releasing ‘Dami Duro’, the second single from his debut studio album Omo Baba Olowo (2012), from which six additional singles.
“In 2012, Davido won the Next Rated award at The Headies. In January 2016, Davido announced on Twitter he had signed a record deal with Sony Music and a few months later founded the record label Davido Music Worldwide (DMW), to which acts Dremo, Mayorkun, Yonda and Peruzzi are currently signed. In July 2016, Davido signed a record deal with Sony’s RCA Records.
“In October 2016, he released the 5-track EP Son of Mercy, which was supported by the singles “Gbagbe Oshi”, “How Long” and “Coolest Kid in Africa”.
“In April 2017, Davido re-negotiated his contract with Sony due to creative control issues and later that year he released five singles including “If” and “Fall”. “If” generated worldwide social media activity while “Fall” became the longest-charting Nigerian pop song in Billboard history.
“Davido released his second studio album A Good Time in November 2019. It was supported by the previously released singles “If”, “Fall”, “Assurance”, “Blow My Mind” and “Risky”. Davido released his third studio album A Better Time, on 13 November 2020.”