Nigerian Superstar singer, songwriter and multitalented record producer David Adeleke known across the globe as Davido, continued his winning streak with an epic sold-out concert at the O2 Arena in London. He joins the likes of Drake, Rihanna, Adele, and Kanye West to have sold out the UK venue.
On the back of his iconic performance in the UK, Davido is super excited to bring this movement to the South Africa – Cape Town on the 9th of March 2019 at the renowned Shimmy Beach Club. For one night only Davido and his superstar guest line up will raise the temperature on the beachfront venue, showing just why he is the reigning king of Afro Beats.
David Adedeji Adeleke better known by his stage name Davido, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer. His 2011 single “Dami Duro” was well received throughout Nigeria. He has produced songs for Naeto C, Skales, Tiwa Savage and Sauce Kid. In April 2012, he signed an endorsement deal with MTN Nigeria. On October 23, 2013, Davido partnered with Guinness Nigeria for the “Guinness World of More” concert.
Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Davido relocated to Lagos at a young age. His debut album Omo Baba Olowo was released in 2012; it produced seven singles: “Back When” featuring Naeto C, “Dami Duro”, “All of You”, “Overseas” featuring Sina Rambo, “Ekuro”, “Gbon Gbon” and “Feel Alright” featuring Ice Prince. Between 2013 and 2015, Davido released the singles “Gobe”, “One of a Kind”, “Skelewu”, “Aye”, “Tchelete (Goodlife)” featuring Mafikizolo, “Naughty” featuring DJ Arafat, “Owo Ni Koko”, “The Sound” and “The Money” featuring Olamide. The aforementioned singles were reportedly intended to be singles off the album, The Baddest.
In January 2016, Davido announced that he signed a record deal with Sony Music. His announcement was met with mixed reactions. The record label put out a press release to confirm the deal. Davido started his own label, Davido Music Worldwide (DMW), few months after signing with Sony. Dremo and Mayorkun are currently signed to the label. In July 2016, Davido signed a record deal with Sony’s RCA Records.
On November 30, 2017, Davido won the best African act at the MOBO Awards and became the first African act to perform live at the awards.
On June 24, 2018, Davido became the first African-based artist to have received his award on the BET Awards main stage.
Date: Saturday, 9 March 2019
Venue: Shimmy Beach Club
Tickets: R300 – R1100 available for www.webtickets.co.za