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Chivido 2024: 10 interesting facts about Davido Adeleke

David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, is a Nigerian-American singer, songwriter, and record producer.
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David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, is a Nigerian-American singer, songwriter, and record producer.

1. Davido was born on November 21, 1992, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. His father, Dr Deji Adeleke, is a wealthy businessman and philanthropist.

2. He started his music career at a young age, influenced by his family who were involved in music. Davido initially studied Business Administration at Oakwood University before dropping out to pursue music full-time.

3. His debut single “Dami Duro” (2011) was a massive hit in Nigeria and across Africa, propelling him to fame and establishing his presence in the music industry.

4. Davido has won numerous awards, including multiple BET Awards, MTV Africa Music Awards, and a MOBO Award. His accolades recognize his impact on African music and his international reach.

5. He has collaborated with several international artists such as Chris Brown, Meek Mill, Young Thug, and Rae Sremmurd, which has further elevated his global profile.

6. Entrepreneurial Ventures: Beyond music, Davido is involved in various business ventures. He owns a record label, Davido Music Worldwide (DMW), and has invested in real estate and other entrepreneurial endeavours.

7. He is one of the most followed African musicians on social media, with millions of followers on platforms like Instagram and Twitter. His social media presence helps him connect with fans worldwide.

8. Davido is known for his philanthropic efforts. He has been involved in several charitable projects and donations, particularly in Nigeria, focusing on education and healthcare.

9. He has two daughters, Imade and Hailey, from different relationships. Davido is known to be family-oriented and often shares moments with his children on social media.

10. Davido’s music blends Afrobeat, Afropop, and other genres, appealing to a diverse audience globally. He continues to collaborate across borders, contributing to the global popularity of Afrobeat music.

Read also: Chivido 2024: What you don’t know about Chioma Adeleke

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