Mayorkun – Ma Pariwo (Cover)
Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel (born March 23, 1994), known professionally as Mayorkun, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and pianist. He released a cover of Davido’s “The Money” single and was discovered by the singer on Twitter. Mayorkun signed with Davido’s record label Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) in 2016; his debut single “Eleko” was released under the label. 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, 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. 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”. The Mayor of Lagos was released on the 16th of November 2018. On December 1, 2018, it appeared on the Billboard World Albums chart, peaking at number 15.
Davido Music Worldwide Afro-Pop star, Mayorkun comes through with a dope cover of Zinoleesky’s hit “Ma Pariwo”.
The Tripsss-produced single serves as a follow-up to ‘Betty Butter‘ featuring label mate, Davido.
Check out his project “Geng Remix” EP which features the like of M.I Abaga, Vector, Ycee, Sinzu, Kwesi Arthur, Riky Rick, Rayvanny, Innoss’B, Ms Banks and RussMB.
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