David Adedeji Adeleke (born November 21, 1992),better known by his stage name Davido, is a Nigerian Americanrecording 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,aChannel O Music Video Award, a Ghana Music Award, a Nigeria Music Video Award, three The Headies Awards, fourNigeria Entertainment Awards, and two Dynamix All Youth Awards, among others.
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 “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.