Mayorkun whose real name is “Adewale mayowa Emmanuel”, is a Nigerian singer, pianist and song writer who came into limelight in year 2016 and is known for his first single “eleko”. Mayorkun  popularly known as ‘The mayor of lagos’  was born on march 23rd 1994 and hails from osun state, is a son to one of the top Nollywood actress toyin adewale who is also known for her various roles in acting .

Mayorkun music career started in year 2016, when he did a cover on davido’s “the  money ft olamide and was discovered by the singer on twitter.



Formarlly, the artist was into banking job, as he studied accounting from the University of Lagos which is one of the famous University in Nigeria. Mayorkun decided to resign from the bank job has he got a call from davido and was to be signed under the DMW label as an artist.
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 Wikipedia}.
Mayorkun won his first award at the headies show as the ‘rookie of the year’ in 2016 and also going on to grab the next rookie award in the year 2018 as the ‘next rated artist’ ,with him winning several awards at and been nominated for various awards.