Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel

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Updated: Oct 08, 2022


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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