Mr May D real/full name is Akinmayokun Awodunmila, born December 29, 2015. is a Nigerian Musician,song writer. He hails from Ekiti State was born in Warri, Delta State to a
family of seven
with 5 boys and moved to Lagos at the age of 9 where he
grew up and completed his schooling.
May D who is also a decent dancer, aside from singing, holds a BSC in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos.
How May D came up with his stage name “my name is Mayokun when you remove the Akin. All the boys in the
house, our name starts with Akin – Akinyemi, Akinwumni, Akintayo….. I
took the first three letters of Mayokun to form May and D from my
May D was a member of the group ‘Just Us’, which he formed alongside a friend Ope
from his secondary school days till his Unilag days but the group broke
up following the relocation of his partner to the United Kingdom.
May D’s debut album which was titled Chapter One was released on May 10th 2013.
May D is the first recording artiste to be signed under the Square
Records Label, a label he was with for four years before he was let off
from the label sometime in August 2012 due to ‘irreconcilable
May D became an household name, following his collaborations with to
the famous twins P-Square, which led to him being signed unto Square
Records in 2011/12.
He featured on P-Square’s Chop my money, dropped hit songs ‘Ile Ijo’ and the sexually influenced ‘Soundtrack’.
After May D left Square Records, he made a swift move to launch his own record label known as “Confam entertainment“.