Though Davido started music professionally few years ago, he has been performing and making music since the age of 11.
In a short space of time, Davido has developed a huge fan and is enjoying massive media attention and airplay online, on radio and TV. Davido took Nigerins by storm when he released Dami Duro, which has been said to be one of Nigerians top hits ever made.
He has set up a record label called HKN Music, jointly owned by Davido and Ade, his older brother.
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”.
Davido shocked fans and critics when he donated N1m to a cancer patient Idiagbonya Osarere Debbie after he got to know through social media campaign.
Again, he has come with another surprise this time as the music star, popularly called Omo Baba olowo (son of a rich man) promised to give one lucky fan 500 Thousand Naira at his birthday party on Friday night!
Davido was born in Atlanta GA, USA on November 21st to Mr. And Mrs. Adeleke and attended The British International School, Lagos. Travelling between the USA, the UK and Nigeria.
Though Davido started music professionally a year ago, he has been performing and making music since the age of 11. Now 18, he has set up a record label called HKN Music, jointly owned by Davido and Ade, his older brother.
According to mtvbase, Davido admits that his love for entertaining people comes from his late mother who passed away in 2003. Losing his mother has been the most traumatic experience Davido has had to suffer but it has also been his inspiration as he states “…she’s the reason I do what I do…. she loved to entertain and I plan on carrying that legacy…
With collaborations with artistes like Naeto C, Shank, Lynxxx and popular UK artiste, Dotstar, Davido is set to prove to the music industry that he has what it takes to succeed. He has also shared stages with people like T-Pain, Fabulous, Keith Sweat, Cabo Snoop, D’Banj, Naeto C and more.