Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel (born March 23, 1994), known professionally as Mayorkun shared a video of himself reacting to Davido’s latest album A Better Time praising him for blessing Nigerians with lovely and great tunes.
Davido reacting to Mayorkun’s video thanked God for the day he found him.
His tweet reads: Thank God for the day I found u
Thank God for the day I found u https://t.co/kIiJ3UZWpu
— Davido (@davido) November 13, 2020
How Mayorkun met Davido
Mayorkun, who met Davido after he uploaded a video of himself playing the piano to one of the latter’s songs on social media.
Mayorkun decided to leave his bank job to search for another due to bad pay, when his cover video was spotted by Davido in February 2016. Davido followed him on Twitter and Instagram, after which Davido asked him if he can do more than play the keyboard. He got a call from Davido the same day he wrote his resignation letter and sent Davido some of the songs he already recorded. Davido decided to sign him to Davido Music Worldwide.
Mayorkun released his first single under the label called “Eleko” in 2016. The video of the song gathered a million views in the first 10 days.