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Updated: Jul 13, 2021


Birth name:           Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel

Birthdate:             March 23, 1994

Origin:                   Osun State, Nigeria.

Genres:                 Afrobeats

Occupation(s):     Singer, songwriter, and pianist

Instruments:         Vocals and piano

Years active:         2016–present

Labels:                  Davido Music Worldwide (DMW)


Personal Life

Mayorkun is the first of three children. He was born into a family of entertainers - mother being a Nollywood actress and father, an artist and movie producer.

Mayorkun was part of the choir at a very young age where he, according to him, "learnt the rudiments of music". He has a degree in accounting from the University of Lagos, and was in a banking job before he was discovered in 2016.


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Kaduna-Abuja Train Attack: Mayorkun Says Government Should Be Held Accountable

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Mayorkun's Dog Eats Up His Expensive Gadget [Video]

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Mayorkun Premieres Visual Of 'Let Me Know' [Video]

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Mayorkun Drops New Music 'Let Me Know'

DMW act Mayorkun has dropped his official debut single of 2021 'Let Me Know' after more...

Singer Mayorkun Stuns Fans As He Shaves His Dreads

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Laycon Drops 'Verified' Music Video Featuring Mayorkun

Nigerian rapper, Olamilekan 'Laycon' Agbeleshe, has dropped the official music video of '...

'Work For It If You Want It' Mayorkun Dishes Out Success Tips

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American rapper, T Pain, took to Instagram to reveal that he had been accidentally ignoring messages...

#14thHeadies: Singer CDQ Slams Organizers For Picking Mayorkun Ahead Of Naira Marley

Nigerian singer CDQ has slammed the organizers of the 14th edition of the Headies over Mayorkun taki...

Headies 2020: What You Should Know

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Mayorkun Vs Rema: Fans Compare

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Headies Award 2020: Burna, Davido, Wizkid, Fireboy, With Most Nominations

Organisers of the Headies Award has on Friday announced nominations for the upcoming event with Burn...

DMW: Davido Set To Sign First Female Artiste

A-list singer and DMW boss, Davido has announced that he would be signing the first female into his ...

Naira Marley, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Mayorkun To Headline Naira Win E-concert

  Music lovers are sure to witness electrifying live performances from their favourites, Dav...

Mayorkun Dishes 'Betty Butter' Featuring Davido (Video)

The ‘Mayor of Lagos’, Mayorkun, has come through with a new single dubbed ‘Betty B...

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