Nigerian award-winning singer and songwriter, David Adeleke, known by his stage name, Davido has revealed that his label artiste Mayorkun is bigger than leading Nigerian music artists including himself.
The singer made this known during an Instagram Live interaction. Popular American blog, The Shade Room had asked during the Live session who he thinks is the bigger artiste between Davido, Wizkid, and Burna Boy, and the DMW boss simply answered that it is Mayorkun.
The interviewer had asked;
In his words;
“..I gotta ask you, we got Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy, who is the bigger artiste globally, in your opinion?”
Davido replied; “Mayorkun, his name is Mayorkun. M.A.Y.O.R.K.U.N…”
Born in 1994, the singer came into the limelight when he released a cover of Davido’s “The Money” on Twitter. He was subsequently signed with Davido’s record label Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) in 2016 and his debut single “Eleko” was released under the label.
Mayorkun’s debut studio album The Mayor of Lagos was released in November 2018.