Real Name:
David Adedeji Adeleke

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  • Background
  • Break
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Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Davido relocated to Lagos at a young age. He released his debut album Omo Baba Olowo in 2012, which contained the singles "Back When" featuring Naeto C, "Dami Duro", "All of You", "Overseas" featuring Sina Rambo, "Ekuro", "Gbon Gbon", and "Feel Alright" featuring Ice Prince. Davido has released "Gobe", "One of a Kind", "Skelewu", "Aye", and "Tchelete (Goodlife)" featuring Mafikizolo, five singles from his upcoming album; the upcoming album, currently untitled, was slated to be release in the fourth quarter of 2014. In a 2014 interview with the Nigerian Tribune, Davido said that his second studio album will not be released in 2014.


David Adedeji Adeleke (born November 21, 1992), better known by his stage name Davido, is a Nigerian American recording artist, performer, and record producer. In 2011, he co-produced and released "Dami Duro", a song well-received throughout Nigeria. Along with his elder brother Adewale Adeleke, Davido is the co-owner of HKN Music, a record label home to Sina Rambo, B. Red, and DeeKay. He has produced for numerous artists, including Naeto C, Skales, Tiwa Savage, and Sauce Kid. In April 2012, he signed an endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria. On October 23, 2013, Davido partnered with Guinness for the "Guinness World of More" concert. Davido has won a Kora Award, a Channel O Music Video Award, a Ghana Music Award, a Nigeria Music Video Award, three The Headies Awards, four Nigeria Entertainment Awards, and two Dynamix All Youth Awards, among others.


Davido was born on November 21, 1992 to Mr. and Mrs. Adeleke in Atlanta, Georgia. His father, Chief Deji Adeleke, is a Nigerian business magnate while his mother, the late Dr. Vero Adeleke, was a university lecturer. He attended The British International School in Lagos. Davido studied Business Administration at Oakwood University prior to relocating to Nigeria. He also studied Business Administration at Babcock University in Ogun State.

Davido's big break came in 2011, after signing a management deal with Asa Asika, nephew of Storm Record CEO. Davido released "Back When" featuring Naeto C.

Did you know Davido spent alot of money on his first single "Back When" which has gotten him to where he is today?


Did you know Davido has been photographied sleeping naked with over 3 different sex sellers in the past 3 years?


Did you know Davido's father who is also on the board of directors at Babcock University is responsible for funding the music department at the university?


Did you know Davido's father owns a bank?


Did you know Davido leaves at Lekki Phase One?



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    OBO (Omo Baba Olowo)

    Released in 2012

    Produced by HKN


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    Son of Mercy - EP

    Released in 2016

    Produced by Sony Music





  • 2011
    Title Album
    Back When ft Naeto C O.B.O
  • 2011
    Title Album
    Dami Duro O.B.O
  • 2012
    Title Album
    Gbon Gbon O.B.O
  • 2013
    Title Album
    Gobe O.B.O
  • 2013
    Title Album
    Skelewu O.B.O