Davido, Date of Birth, Place of Birth



American-born Nigerian singer

Date of Birth: 21-Nov-1992

Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Profession: record producer, singer-songwriter, rapper

Nationality: United States, Nigeria

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Davido

  • David Adedeji Adeleke (born November 21, 1992), better known as Davido, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer.
  • Born in Atlanta and raised in Lagos, Davido made his music debut as a member of the music group KB International.
  • 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).
  • The album also contains six additional singles: "Back When", "Ekuro", "Overseas", "All of You", "Gbon Gbon", and "Feel Alright".
  • In 2012, Davido won the Next Rated award at The Headies.
  • Between 2013 and 2015, he released the hit singles "Gobe", "One of a Kind", "Skelewu", "Aye", "Tchelete (Goodlife)", "Naughty", "Owo Ni Koko", "The Sound" and "The Money".
  • In January 2016, Davido announced on Twitter that he signed a record deal with Sony Music.
  • He founded the Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) record label a few months after signing with Sony.
  • Dremo, Mayorkun and Peruzzi are currently signed to the label.
  • 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 three singles: "Gbagbe Oshi", "How Long" and "Coolest Kid in Africa".
  • In April 2017, Davido renegotiated his contract with Sony due to creative control issues.
  • He released five singles in 2017 after restructuring his contract, including "If" and "Fall".
  • The former generated worldwide social media activity, while the latter 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".

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