David 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 among others. 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, held at the Eko Convention Centre of the Eko Hotel and Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos on November 3, 2013. Davido has won a Channel O Music Video Awards, a Nigeria Music Video Awards, three The Headies awards, four Nigeria Entertainment Awards, and two Dynamix All Youth Awards among others.
Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Davido relocated to Lagos, Nigeria 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. In 2013, Davido released “Gobe”, “One of a Kind”, and “Skelewu”, three singles off his upcoming album; the upcoming album, currently untitled, is slated to be release in the fourth quarter of 2014.