David Adedeji Adeleke, Davido was born to the family of Mr. Adedeji Adeleke and Mrs. Veronica Adeleke on the 21st Of November 1992. He is the last child of The Adedeji Adeleke Family and was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He has five older siblings.
Although born in Atlanta, he schooled in Nigeria during his formative years and traveled back to Georgia during the holidays. His father is a business tycoon, while his mother was a university lecturer. His mother, Veronica Imade Adeleke, died in 2002 when Davido was just ten years old.
Davido wanted to be a music producer and bought music equipment that he used to produce beats while studying at Oakwood University. He also had a flair for music promotion and was focused on promoting the music career of one of his cousins.
Davido received the best education possible. He attended British International School for his elementary and secondary school education.

He studied Business Management at Oakwood University, Alabama, before dropping out to focus entirely on his music career. After a while, he chose to heed his father’s advice and further his education once again. In 2011, he enrolled at Babcock University for a degree in music and graduated in 2015.
Davido break into the music industry, Before ‘Dami duro’, Davido released his first single ‘Back When’ featuring Naeto C. It was shot by Clarence Peters in London and on Oct.30, 2011, he released ‘Dami Duro’. He co-produced the single with Shizzi which was shot by Clarence. The song Dami duro came with an amazing video in Jan. 2012, and it became the talk of the town with frequent airplay by the media

He released his debut studio album on July 17, 2012, Omo Baba Olowo (Child of a Wealthy Person) under HKN Music Record Label. Davido was the executive producer of OBO and worked with other producers like Jay Sleek, Spellz, Maleek Berry, and others. It featured popular musicians like Sina Rambo, Ice Price, Kay Switch, B-Red, 2 Face and Naeto C. as guest.
Davido founded his music label DMW, in 2016. He founded it shortly after signing up with Sony Music. Several top musicians has been signed under the label imprint. Some of them include: Teli, Peruzi, Mayorkun, Dremo and others.

Davido has spent over 13years in the industry, and during this period, he has amassed a fortune from endorsement deals, performing at music gigs, and organizing his shows. He has released 5 studio projects to his name and lists of hit bangers.
Here are some of Davido Hit songs over the years
1 Milli
Dami Duro

Davido is a big name in the Nigeria music industry, with huge fan base. He has won numerous awards since the start of his career
Music Video of the Year ‘Aye’ Ben TV Awards, 2014
Song of the Year, ‘Back When’ Dynamix Youth, 2011
Most Gifted Newcomer Video of the Year, ‘Dami Duro’ Channel O Music Video Awards, 2012
Best Afro Pop Video ‘Aye’ Nigeria Music Video Awards, 2014
Song of the Year ‘Aye’ The Headies 2014
Song of the Year and Best Pop Single, ‘If’ The Headies 2018
Best R&B/Pop Album ‘Omo Baba Olowo’, The Headies 2013
Hottest Single of the Year ‘Dami Duro’ Nigeria Entertainments Awards, 2012
Best Collaboration ‘Gallardo’ Runtown featured Davido, Nigeria Entertainments Awards, 2014
Best International Act: Africa, BET Awards, 2014


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