- Artist: Davido
- Title: Birthday Cake
- Genre: Afrobeats
- Released Year: 2020
- Duration: 3:08
- Album: A Better Time
- Producer(s): Speroach Beatz, Fresh VDM, Kiddominant, L.Jack, Ckay and Napji.
- Label: Davido Music World Wide
- File type: MP3
Davido ft. Nas & Hit Boy -” Birthday Cake” Stream & Download
David Adedeji Adeleke, better known as Davido, is an American-born Nigerian singer, songwriter, musician and record producer. He studied Business Administration at Oakwood University before dropping out to make beats and record vocal references.
Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones was born in the Brooklyn borough of New York City on September 14, 1973 to African American parents. His father, Olu Dara (born Charles Jones III), is a jazz and blues musician from Mississippi. His mother, Fannie Ann (née Little; died 2002) was a U.S. Postal Service worker from North Carolina. He has a brother, Jabari Fret, who raps under the name Jungle and is a member of hip hop group Bravehearts. His father adopted the name “Olu Dara” from the Yoruba people. “Nasir” is an Arabic name meaning “helper and protector”, while “bin” means “son of” in Arabic. As a young child, Nas and his family relocated to the Queensbridge Houses in the borough of Queens. His neighbor, Willy “Ill Will” Graham, influenced his interest in hip hop by playing him records. His parents divorced in 1985, and he dropped out of school after the eighth grade.
Hollis got his start on Myspace when he received a message from Polow Da Don stating simply “Let’s get this paper, pimp,” and reached out to say he wanted to meet Hollis and discuss signing him professionally. He has produced for big-name artists such as Kid Cudi, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Eminem, 50 Cent, Mary J. Blige, Chris Brown, Snoop Dogg, Justin Bieber, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Beyoncé, Selena Gomez and several others. The California native is one of the founding members of the collective brand Surf Club (along with fellow beat makers Chase N.Cashe, BCarr, and Chili Chill). Surf Club has become a team to host a number of artists as well as songwriters and other producers.
Nigerian superstar, Davido has released another new song titled “Birthday Cake” featuring American rapper and singer, Nas and also American record producer, Hit-boy. Apparently, the song happens to be the 14th track on the just-released 17-tracks project by Davido titled “A Better Time“.