Download Mayorkun Up To Something. Download Mayorkun Up To Something. The mayor of Lagos, Mayorkun has finally dropped his much anticipated single titled “Up To Something“. This is the artist’s second single of the year and a follow-up to “True” featuring Kizz Daniel.
Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel (born March 23, 1994), known professionally as Mayorkun, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and pianist. Davido discovered Mayorkun on Twitter when he released a cover of Davido’s “The Money”.
Mayorkun signed with Davido’s record label Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) in 2016. He dropped his debut single “Eleko” thay year. Mayorkun released his debut studio album The Mayor of Lagos in November 2018.
Mayorkun decided to leave his bank job to search for another due to bad pay. Davido spotted his “The Money” cover video 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. OBO 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. To his name, Mayorkun has several singles including Yawa, Sade, Che Che, and Mama. In October 2018, he released singles “Posh” and “Fantasy” featuring Olu Maintain in anticipation of his first studio album titled “The Mayor of Lagos”. He released it on the 16th of November 2018. December 1, 2018, it appeared on the Billboard World Albums chart, peaking at number 15.
The Mayor of Lagos concert
Mayorkun embarked on a nationwide tour in 2017 that saw him perform in over 35 schools. He ended the year 2017 with his first headline concert in Lagos called “The Mayor of Lagos”.
The Mayor of Lagos concert continued in 2018 with a show in the city of Ibadan and the capital, Abuja. Also, a date for a Lagos edition was announced. In 2018, Mayorkun did a tour of the UK alongside label mate Dremo, where he performed in about six cities. He also performed alongside label boss Davido at the wireless festival.