Mayokun Awodumila aka May D is a native of Ekiti State but grew up in Lagos State Nigeria. His musical influences include Michael Jackson, Fela Kuti, Craig David to mention a few. A graduate of Mass Communication from University of Lagos (Unilag), May D released his first singles ‘’Cool Temper’’ and ‘’Soundtrack’’ in 2011 to an appreciative level of positive reviews from industry insiders.
In October 2012 he started his own label Confam Entertainment and in May 2013 May D released his first album titled ‘’Chapter One’’, a 20 track album displaying May D’s versatility. The album features collaborations with Psquare, Tuface and Davido.
May D is a very talented songwriter and certified hitmaker and his songwriting catalog boasts of hits such as Forever, Ile Ijo, Chop My Money, Me and My Brother, Alingo, Ile Ijo, Got me High, So Many Tinz, Mujo (featuring Shina Rambo), Hustle (featuring Akon and Davido) Bamilo (featuring Wizkid), Ur Eyes (featuring Davido), Ibadi, Get Down, E Dey Your Body, Farabale, Jekajo, By Force, Happiness (featured by Mafikizolo).
He is presently affiliated with Davido Music Worldwide Limited (DMW), a major record label in Nigeria alongside other popular artists like Davido, Mayorkun, Peruzzi, and Dremo, which guarantees great exposure for his brand and talent.
May D is undoubtedly a very talented musician. His premiere hit single “Soundtrack’ garnered 10,000,000 (Ten Million views) on YouTube. The Hit track, “Chop My Money’ which was co-written by him and featured artists Akon and P-square was nominated for several awards including Best Pop Single, Best Collabo, and Song of the Year at The Headies 2012. The video also had over 39,595,000 views on YouTube.
His recent collaboration with Davido “Lowo Lowo” has generated over 1,300,000 views on YouTube with minimal promotion.He has since built a brand for himself in the African and global scene as a force to be reckoned with May D is currently working on an album, which will feature a range of popular and accomplished artists and is scheduled for release in 2021.