Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel known professionally as Mayorkun, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and pianist. He was discovered on Twitter by Davido when he posted a cover of one of Davido's "The Money" featuring Olamide. He was later signed to Davido's DMW in 2016 and released his first single called "Eleko". The video of the song gathered a million views in the first 10 days. To his name, Mayowa 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.
Mayorkun embarked on a nationwide tour in 2017 that saw him perform in over 35 schools. He ended the year 2017 with his first headline concert in Lagos called "The Mayor of Lagos". The Mayor of Lagos concert continued in 2018 with a show in the city of Ibadan and the capital, Abuja. Also, a date for a Lagos edition was announced. In 2018, Mayorkun did a tour of the UK alongside label mate Dremo, where he performed in about six cities. He also performed alongside label boss Davido at the wireless festival.
In 2020, he was scheduled to perform at the Convention Center of the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, for the 2020 Vanguard Personality Awards.