I recorded my first song 'Eleko' same night I met Davido, says singer Mayorkun

Davido, Mayorkun

Davido, Mayorkun

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Popular Nigerian singer and songwriter, Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel, aka Mayorkun, has revealed that he recorded his first song 'Eleko' the very night that he came face-to-face with his mentor, Davido.

The 28-year-old singer who is signed under Davido’s record label disclosed this in an interview with Chude Jideonwo.

He said, "After Davido reached out to me on Twitter. I borrowed money for transport fare. My brother and I went to his house same night. When we got there, we stayed outside and was eventually taken inside

"When we got inside, there were so many persons and we were like, ‘look at someone’s person’. It was like a club. People were just having fun.

"We met Davido, we spoke and went straight to the studio. He asked me if I was gonna go to the club and I said, “Uh hun! It wasn’t club that brought me here.’

"So, we went to the studio and I recorded my first song, “Eleko”, that same night."

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