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May D Biography: Career, Relationship, Controversies, Songs, Awards, and Net Worth

Akinmayokun Awodumila is May D’s real name. He is a Nigerian dancer, singer, and songwriter. He had a formal record contract with Square Records, which was owned by R&B duo P-Square.

Early Life & Education

May D was born on the 28th of December, 1984, in Lagos, Nigeria, into a family of seven. He studied mass communication at the University of Lagos(Unilag).

Career

He rose to prominence in Lagos in 2011, the same year he signed with the Square Records label. On May 13, 2011, he released his debut single, “SoundTrack,” through Square Records. On August 21, 2012, May D’s departure from the label was publicly confirmed. The video, directed by Clarence Peters, was uploaded on January 12, 2012, and had over 83,702 views on YouTube before the label deleted it from their channel, which had over 10 million views.

On September 25, 2012, May D established Confam Entertainment, an independent music company. He also announced on his Twitter account that he had signed with Davido Music Worldwide on July 18, 2020.

Personal Life

Adebola Olowoporoku and May D began dating in 2007, and she gave birth to a boy named “Olamipoju” for May D in 2013. When the couple split in 2014, it signified the end of their romance. May D has been dating Carolina Wassmuth, a Swedish woman, since 2014.

Controversy

On August 27, 2015, May D was arrested for utilizing his Hover Board. He threatened to sue Ikeja City Mall for spraying him with tear gas solely because he was riding a hoverboard there. He also claimed that he was accosted and nearly shot for riding a hoverboard in a Shoprite.

On April 6, 2015, Debola, May D’s son’s mother, emailed Linda Ikeji to allege domestic abuse as a result of being battered by the singer.

May D’s manager and cousin, Oreoluwa Akinbode, later denied beating women on April 4, 2015.

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Songs

Albums

  • 2021 Sureboy
  • 2013 Chapter One

Singles

  • 2021 Dodo
  • 2020 Time for You
  • 2019 Dada
  • 2018 Love Overdose
  • 2016 Bamilo (feat. Wizkid)
  • 2016 Hustle (feat. Akon and Davido)
  • 2014 All Over You
  • 2014 Ibadi
  • 2013 You Want to Know Me (feat. P-Square)
  • 2013 Ur Eyes (feat. Davido)
  • 2013 So Many Tinz
  • 2013 Love in the Air
  • 2012 Use Me
  • 2012 Ile Ijo
  • 2012 Gat Me High
  • 2012 One Night Stand
  • 2011 Soundtrack

As Featured

  • 2015 Up in the Club
  • 2015 Amina
  • 2015 Birthday Girl
  • 2014 My 1
  • 2014 Jigololo
  • 2014 Give Your Love to Me
  • 2014 Wiggle
  • 2014 Love in the Air
  • 2013 Whine
  • 2013 Banger
  • 2013 Peperenpe (Remix)
  • 2013 Madantin (Remix)
  • 2013 Happiness
  • 2012 Chop My Money (Remix)
  • 2012 No Time
  • 2012 Way You Whine (Remix)
  • 2012 Coming for You
  • 2012 Mujo
  • 2012 Bless Me
  • 2011 Chop My Money
  • 2010 Farabale
  • 2010 Eyes On Me

Awards & Nominations

Year Event Prize Result
2015 Nigerian Music Video Awards (NMVA) Best Use of Dance in a Video Won
2013 City People Entertainment Awards Best New Musician of the Year (Male) Nominated
2012 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best New Act of the Year Nominated

Net Worth

There has not been any verified net worth of May D. But according to different sources online, May D’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.

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