Since releasing his breakthrough single, Eleko, Mayorkun has witnessed a rapid rise to fame. However, not many have explored the story behind the Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) star’s journey to fame especially how he was signed by one of Nigeria’s biggest music export – Davido.
In recent interview with YNaija, Mayorkun explained he had just quit his job at the bank following an offer from another one when he got the call from Davido – who had discovered him from an Instagram video he had done of a piano cover of the Sony Music star’s song – The Money featuring Olamide.
“I was planning on moving to another bank because i didn’t like this one because the pay was not just it. The other bank was offering more so i was planning on going there. The day i wrote my resignation letter, was the day i got a call from him (Davido).”
In the course of the interview, the DMW singer talked about his dislike for acting even though his mum, Toyin Adewale is a popular Nollywood actress and the musical genes that runs in his family.