Davido, or David Adedeji Adeleke, is an American-born Nigerian singer, songwriter, and music producer. He earned a name with his first single, ‘Back When,’ and became a star after the release of his hit second single, ‘Dami Duro.’ Born in Atlanta, US, he attended school in Lagos, Nigeria, and then joined ‘Oakwood University,’ Alabama, US, to study business administration. However, he quit studies to concentrate on music and played with the group ‘KB International.’ He returned to Nigeria in 2011, and released his singles soon. Later, on his father Chief Adedeji Adeleke’s advice, he joined ‘Babcock University’ and obtained a degree in music. His debut album, ‘Omo Baba Olowo,’ fetched him several awards and nominations. He has a number of hit singles to his credit, including ‘Gobe,’ ‘One of a Kind,’ ‘Skelewu,’ ‘If,’ and ‘Fall.’ Davido was also part of the song created to support the ‘Africa Rising’ campaign. The versatile artiste is a co-owner of the label ‘HKN Music’ and has produced music for artists such as Skales, Tiwa Savage, Naeto C, and Sauce Kid. The singer has two daughters.
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Also Known As
David Adedeji Adeleke
British International School in Lagos, Babcock University Ilishan Remo, Oakwood University
Amanda, Sophia Momodu
Adewale Adeleke, Sharon Adeleke
Aurora Imade Adeleke, Hailey Veronica Adeleke