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1. David Adeleke, stage-named 'Davido' was born in Atlanta Georgia on November 21, 1992.

2. He attended British International School in Lagos. He proceeded to study Business Administration at Oakland University in Alabama but that was short-lived as the singer dropped out and returned to Nigeria to pursue his music career,

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3. He was admitted into Babcock University to study music, a department helped to set up. In June 2015, he graduated from Babcock University with a second class upper in Music.

4. His father, Adedeji Adeleke is a Nigerian billionaire, and his mother, Vero was a university lecturer.

5. Davido’s uncle, Isiaka Adeleke is a former Governor of Osun state and currently a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

6. As a teenager, Davido started his music career in America . He initially used to back up for Sina Rambo, who was a rising rapper in the US.

7. Davido’s debut single ‘Back When’ which features Naeto C was well received and established him as an act to watch for.

8. His song “Skelewu” was listed by Premium Times as one of the Top Songs Of The Year in 2013.

9. Davido Baby mama is the cousin of veteran journalist turned politician, Dele Momodu. In May 2015, Davido welcomed a baby girl named Imade.

10. Davido’s highly anticipated sophomore album features internationally renowned music arts including Trey Songz, Wale, Future and Meek Mill.

11. He has won the BET Awards, MTV and AFRIMA and was recently nominated for five awards in this year’s Channel O Africa Music Video Awards.

12. Davido's music label, HKN, in April 2016 signed two artists, Mayorkun and Dremo, with Mayorkun releasing his first single hit, 'Eleko'.

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