Mayorkun, started off the year by setting up a barbing salon for his uncle in Ilasamaja area of Lagos. Mayorkun who said this was a way of giving back to the community he grew up in, told his fans to patronize the barbing salon. See his post below;
The DMW act who dumped his banking job to pursue a career in music, started off in the industry officially in 2013 after releasing his first track along with his friends, titled GBO. Davido stumbled upon a 14 seconds YouTube video where Mayokun re-sang Davido’s song which impressed him, and led to a meeting.
On March 3rd 2016, Mayorkun signed a record deal with Davido’s imprint HKN Gang. He rose to prominence in 2016 with the release of the song “Eleko”, which hit over 1 Million views on YouTube 9 days after it was published and also topped the iTunes chart as number 1 .