Former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated David Adeleke, aka Davido, as he clocks thirty today, November 21.
His congratulatory message was posted on his verified Instagram page on Tuesday.
It read, “One thing about Davido is that he works hard. From his music to his endorsements, to his philanthropic efforts, he is constantly working, constantly breaking down barriers, and constantly making sure that people’s lives are better.”
“As he celebrates another year today, I wish David all-round success in all his endeavours!” he added.
Davido, born to Chief Adedeji Adeleke and Mrs. Veronica Adeleke, is an award-winning singer with notable accolades and awards to his name.
Davido, whose full name is David Adedeji Adeleke, is a highly acclaimed Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer. Born on November 21, 1992, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Davido relocated to Lagos, Nigeria, during his childhood. He rose to prominence in the Nigerian music scene and quickly became one of the country’s most influential and successful artists.
Davido’s musical journey gained significant momentum in 2011 with the release of his debut single, “Dami Duro,” which quickly became a chart-topping hit. He followed this success by releasing his debut studio album, “Omo Baba Olowo,” in 2012. The album showcased Davido’s versatility, featuring a mix of Afrobeats, R&B, and hip-hop influences.
Known for his charismatic stage presence and energetic performances, Davido has become a prominent figure in the global music industry. His contributions to the Afrobeat genre have played a crucial role in international recognition. Over the years, Davido has released numerous hit singles, including “If,” “Fall,” and “FIA,” which have garnered millions of views and streams worldwide.
Besides his solo career, Davido has collaborated with various international artists, further expanding his influence beyond Africa. His accolades include several awards, such as the BET Award for Best International Act and multiple MTV Africa Music Awards.
He is the first Nigerian singer to be featured in a FIFA World Cup single; the song “Hayya Hayya(Better Together)”.
Beyond music, Davido has engaged in philanthropy, using his influence to support various charitable causes. His impact on the Nigerian music industry and his global appeal have solidified Davido’s status as one of Africa’s most successful and influential musical talents.