* Early life
Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel popularly known as Mayorkun is a Nigerian Singer, Songwriter and Pianist. He was born March 23,1994( 28 years) in Osun state to Mrs Toyin Adewle, A Veteran Nollywood Actress and Mr Adewale, a movie producer and actor.
Mayorkun attended Living Spring Montessori, Lagos state Nigeria for his primary school education, and Hi-Grade college Lagos State Nigeria for his Secondary School Education, he proceeded to University of Lagos where he bagged a degree in Accounting.
After graduating from University of lagos, he spent years working as Accountanr in a bank, while he was writing and recording songs on the side.
His rose to music industry begin when Davido came across a video of Mayorkun covering one of Davido songs. He was offered an opportunity to join DMW, a record label owned by Davido, he joined the record label in 2016.
On 2016 he released” Eleko ” his first single, which was followed shortly by Yewa and Sade in 2017.
Inspired by Mama and Bobo , he which he collaborated with Davido, he released his first debut studio album ” The Mayor of Lagos” which was Released on November 16, 2018 featuring the guest artiste like artist like Davido, Sarkodie, Patorankimg, D’Bang and other label members, the album includes five singles like “Mama” “Che Che “, Bobo, Fantasy and Posh, this album won the Best R&B pop Album at the Headies 2019.
Following his departure from DMW on 2021, he dropped his debut track ” Let Me know” under the copyright owner of Sony Music Award and Back in office in 2021, under the copyright owner of Sony Music.
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. Holy Father ( 2021)
. Let Me know(2021)
. Betty Butter(2020)
. Your body( 2020)
. Che Che(2018)
. Up to something (2019)
. Jay Jay( 2021)
. Feel am(2019)
. On God (2019)
. No string Attached(2021(
. Of Lagos(2020)
. Love you Tire(2016)
. Soldier boy(2021)
. The Headies Award for Next Rated (2018)
. City people Music Award for Best Collaboration of the year (2019, True)
. The Headies Award for Hip hop World Revelation of the year (2019)
. City People Music Award for most promising Act of the year (2016)
. The Headies Award for Best Street Hop Artiste( 2021, Geng)
. City people Music Award for Album of the year ( 2019, The Mayor of Lagos)
. The Headies Award for Best R&B pop Album ( 2019, The Mayor of Lagos)
. Nigeria Teen Choice Award for a Choice new song of the year ( 2016, Eleko)
. Nigeria Entertainment Award For Best New Act of the year (2017)
. City People Music Award For Best Music Cover of the year ( Indigenous) 2017.
. City People Music Award for Music Artist of the year (2019,2018)
* Personal life
Mayorkun is currently single and he is not married. He is the first son and child of his family, he has a brother, Ayobami Samuel Adewale has the same striking resemblance with him, many claims that he is the twin brother of Mayorkun, he is also a singer and has performed on stage with his brother, but might not attain to the level of his.
Mayorkun also has a younger sister, Morenikeji Adesewa Ajokemi, she has a degree in Accounting from the University of Lagos, and she also worked in a bank before.
* Net worth
The Musician is worth $611,000 equivalent to ( 256, 314,500.00) Nigerian Naira, he earn his income mainly from music and Endorsement deal, Mayorkun Cars include Range Rover SUV, Porsche Panamera Turbo, Mercedes Benz CLA 250AMG, Mercedes Benz4matic and Two Toyota Prado SUV, he also own a house worth 200 million naira