David Adedeji Adeleke, Popularly known worldwide as Davido.
He is a Nigerian Famous singer,Entertainer, model, stage performer, Record label boss, to wrap it up, Davido is a philatropist.
He is from Ogun state in the western part of Nigeria. He was born on 21st November 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, to Chief and not Deji and Mrs Vero Adeleke. Singer, Davido had his primary education at Atlanta in Georgia, USA.
After obtaining his primary education certificate, he returned to Nigeria with his family and enrolled into the British international college in Lekki, Lagos Nigeria where he obtained his senior school certificate.
Beign a lover of Music and some one with a great passion and desire to become a great musician, Davido got admitted in Babcock University Ogun state in 2011, where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Music. This occurred after he dropped out from Oakwood University where he was studying business administration. It was reported that the singer, Davido was the reason behind the inception of Music Department in Babcock University.
In this article I will be sharing with you the 8 songs that brought Davido to limelight you actually don’t know .
Davido became highly famous in Nigeria after releasing the hit single ‘Dami Duro’. The song, Dami Duro was released on 7th May 2011.
It was well welcomed home in Nigeria and abroad. Every one has the song on his or her playlist on their phone. Every Dj playing music in a show in Nigeria will never satisfy his audience without palying ‘Dami Duro’.
The single was indeed placed on repeat on every occasion and night club in Nigeria, signifying that the song is accepted by almost every one.
On may 27th 2011, Davido produced and released his first ever Debut studio Album “Back When” which has hit single like “Dami Duro”.
The single from the Album where topping at the the MTV charts in 2011. The album sold million copies in Nigeria, Africa and Overseas.
Artiste, Davido released a second album on February 25th, 2013 which has hit single like Gone.
The song was released after he came back from a US tour in 2012. The song got massive acceptance from Nigerians home and Abroad. According to people they said the song was the talk of the Town as of 2013.
It brought him alot of shows from Nigerian stage managers and some western countries.
The single “Gobe” from this second album was was ranked second on the premium Times list of the Top 10 songs in that same year, 2013.
Davido released ‘Gobe’ under a record label “HKN Gang” which he is also a co-founder.
On October 23rd, 2013, Davido signed a contract endorsement deal with Guinness Nigeria, worth Millions of Naira.
He also performed at the Guinness World Of More Concert, this was credited to The single ‘Gobe’ which brought him many good things he could ever imagined.
3: All Of You.
The popular singer, Davido released All of you in 2012. The single has a well patterned rythms and a very nice lyrics. The song was produced by Gospel on the Beat.
Singer, Davido, released a Debut studio Album “OBO”, meaning Omo Baba olowo; the album has a hit single like ‘All Of You’re.
In the lyrics, Davido started the song with a style that introduced his kind of person. And personality.
The song also creates awareness of his wealthy background and what he has been up to. In one of the verses, he wrote “Back when In my Father’s house, now I’m nineteen and I’m Richer than”.
In the song, Davido mentioned so many public figures and top artiste like 2face,B-red, and many others. The single is indeed a very cool song with sweet melodies.
In 2012, Singer, Davido won the Next Rated Award at the Headies.
Singer, Davido released Skelewu on August 13th, 2013. The hit single was produced by a Nigerian Top producer, ,Shizzi. The song was written and recorded by the singer,Davido.
As one of the trending songs in 2013, Davido spiced it up with a dance step called “Skelewu Dance”, which received massive acceptance from his fans all over Nigeria and Overseas.
In regards to that, Davido did a massive Giveaway on Instagram for Skelewu Dance challenge.
It’s where people will send a video of themselves dancing Skelewu and after which he or she will get a giveaway alert from the poplular singer, Davido.
This gained him many fans and real love from them as he automatically becomes their best artiste in Nigeria.
5: For You (featuring 2face Idibia)
Davido released for you, which he featured a Popular Nigerian and Award winning Artiste, 2Face Idibia.
The song was accepted by his fans all over Nigeria.
The song was massively recorginsed for featuring popular Nigerian artiste, 2face Idibia, who was the reigning artiste as of then.
The singer, Davido, released the song under the Debut Studio Album, “Omo Baba Olowo” which was the 14th track. The Genre of the song is Afrobeats.
However, Davido Released the song in 2012 and was so glad after featuring 2face Idibia on the song “For You” because it drew massive attention from both Fans, his and that of 2face Idibia.
He performed the song almost in all platforms in Nigeria and indeed it was a cool song for any one who likes Davido or 2face Idibia.
6: Fans Mi.
Davido released fans min in 2015, under His Debut studio Album, “OBO”.
The song featured top American Rapper, Meek Mill, the song was nominated at the Headies Award for producer of the year.
Though, the song ‘Fans Mi’ received acceptance from people all over the whole world .
However, the song was banned by NBC, because the video was promoting Violence and promiscuity.
In the Video of the song , ‘Fans Mi’, there was an AK47 Riffle on the table and two half naked women behind the two Artistes, Davido and Meek Mill.
The worst part of it is that, there was a box of cocain playing it’s part on the song and any one could imagine the reason why the title of the song is ‘Fans Mi’.
However, Even After the ban, you will still hear some people playing and gisting about the song as of that year 2015 and years after, which shows that it was really accepted by people despite been banned by NBC.
7: The money.
Davido released the song titled “The Money” featuring Nigerian Top artiste and YBNL record label boss, Olamide.
The song was released in November 7th, 2015. The song was produced by afropop music producer, Kidominat.
The song has some lyrics written in the yoruba dialect. Davido released the song under the record label “HKN Gang” which he, Davido is a co-founder.
The song dishes out sweet melodies with many vibes and it was among the top Ten songs in Nigeria as of then.
8: One Of A Kind.
Davido released one of a kind in 2013. The song was produced by top Nigerian and Award winning producer, Shizzi. The Video was shot immidiately after the song was released in 2013.
However, Popular Singer, Davido, wrote the song himself and also did the video in a way which was different from the previous ways he had done in the past.
One of a kind, is a song you will enjoy to play on your CD.