Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Mayorkun real/full name is Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel born 1993, is a fast rising popular upcoming artist recently signed to DAVIDO MUSIC WORLDWIDE MUSIC LABEL (DMW) owned by Davido. He is a recording Artiste,Song writer,pianist,Entertainer. His first single ” Mayorkun Eleko ” is a hit
has gone on to set a record as one of the fastest YouTube music videos
to reach 1 million views plus with 10 days.
EARLY LIFE AND BACKGROUND
Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel hail from Osun state,Nigeria born to the Adewale
family. His father, a professional musician, Actor and Director, while
his mother is the popular Nigerian actress Toyin Adewale, need we add that
his dad’s uncle Segun Adewale is also musical artist.
had his secondary and primary education at Living-spring montessori /
hi grade college.
He knew he had to study and that if he should focus on music his
attention will be diverted. After his graduation he gave music more
time. After his service year he worked in a bank before embracing music
He revealed his dad was very understanding when he told told him about quitting his banking job for music but his mum would not hear of it. She
was skeptical about him leaving banking job for music. She had told hm
severally that he should pursue his banking career but she changed her
mind when Davido called him. She was there when Davido called him and
she said: “wow this is big, maybe you should give it a trial”
CAREER AND LIFE
started music officially in 2013 after releasing his first track along
with his friends, titled GBO.
The singer revealed in an interview that his salary in the bank was so
poor so he decided to get another job. Meanwhile, he has recorded a song
using his cousin’s piano in late December, 2015 and he shared it on
social media late January 2016 and Davido saw it on February 1. Then he
followed him and sent him a direct message via Twitter. He later
followed him on Instagram and asked if he can do more than playing the
keyboard. He then sent Davido some of the songs he’s done. He picked on
one that he recorded while still in school and told him ‘guy I am
signing you on’.
Davido called him for a meeting, afterwards signs him up to his record
label, the HKN Gang Label which includes the likes of B. Red, Dremo and
the rate of views of the music video skyrocketed to 1,000,000 views
within 10 day, making it the fastest debut music video to hit 1million
views on YouTube Nigeria
AWARDS AND ENDORSEMENTS
MAYORKUN BIOGRAPHY/ PROFILE SUMMARY
WHAT IS THE FULL NAME OF MAYORKUN: Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel
WHAT IS THE AGE OF MAYORKUN : 1993
WHICH RECORD LABEL IS MAYORKUN SIGNED TO: DAVIDO MUSIC WORLDWIDE MUSIC LABEL (DMW)