Fresh from his performance at the O2 Arena in the UK, the reigning king of Afro-beats, Davido, will perform a one-night-only show at the Shimmy Beach Club in Cape Town on 9 March 2019.
The Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer’s 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 his album,The Baddest.
In January 2016, he 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), a 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, he 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.
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