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Dave
Birth nameDavid Orobosa Omoregie
Also known as
  • Santan Dave
Born (1998-06-05) 5 June 1998 (age 20)
Brixton, South London
OriginLondon, England
Genres
Years active2015–present
LabelsDave
Websitesantandave.com

David Orobosa Omoregie[1] (born 5 June 1998), known professionally as Dave, is a British rapper, singer, songwriter and musician from Streatham, South London.[2][3][4]

His collaborator and production partner is Tyrell "169" Paul.[5] He has also worked with Fraser T Smith, AJ Tracey and Drake, who remixed Dave's single "Wanna Know". Dave released the Six Paths EP and singles "Thiago Silva" and "JKYL+HYD" in 2016, followed by the Game Over EP in 2017, which included his first UK top 20 hit "No Words". In October 2018, the second single from the rapper's upcoming debut studio album, "Funky Friday" featuring Fredo debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart.

Early life

David Orobosa Omoregie was born on 5 June 1998 in Brixton, South London later moving to Streatham Vale, Streatham.[2][3] Dave started writing lyrics at the age of eleven after being inspired by his older brother before his mother bought him a piano three years later.[6]

He went to St Marks Academy a school in south west London mitcham,Dave studied law, philosophy and ethics, and sound design at Richmond college[7] and has two brothers that are incarcerated as of 2017.[8]

Music career

2015–2016: Career beginnings and Six Paths

Dave made his debut appearance on a platform named Black Box in May 2015 he dropped a single with just audio on mixtape madness call a mid night summers and later progressed to Street Starz TV, a YouTube channel for freestyle rap, in September 2015.[2] He performed his first SB.TV "Warm Up Session" with 1138 DripSquad in November 2015.[9][10] His debut performance on Charlie Sloth's "Fire in the Booth", a freestyle segment on BBC Radio 1Xtra, was in March 2016.[11][12] Dave's festival debut was at Bestival in August 2016, performing alongside AJ Tracey on their track Thiago Silva on the Eskimo Dance stage.[10][13] He made a performance as part of the Red Bull Music Academy UK tour in October 2016.[10][14]

After releasing a range of non-album singles, Dave released his debut EP, Six Paths, on 30 September 2016. The extended play was produced by Dave, Fraser T Smith,[10] 169[15] and entered at number 76 on the UK Albums Chart.

In October 2016, Drake premiered a remix to Dave's song "Wanna Know" on OVO Sound Radio, which also featured Drake and was released as a single.[4][16][17][18] The song debuted at 72 on the Official Singles Chart and peaked at 51, becoming Dave's first entry on the chart.[19]

2017–present: Game Over and debut album

Throughout 2017, Dave released the non-album singles "Samantha" with J Hus which peaked at 63 on the Official Singles Chart, becoming the third biggest song to not chart in the top 40 in 2017,[20] "Revenge", "100M's" and "Tequila".

On 9 October 2017, Dave announced his second extended play, Game Over, alongside the announcement of its accompanying tour.[21] The EP was preceded by the politically-charged "Question Time". It was released on 3 November 2017 independently for streaming and digital download.[22] Game Over was released on 3 November 2017 alongside the single "No Words."[23] Game Over debuted at number 13 on the UK Albums Chart and "No Words" debuted at 18 before eventually peaking at 17 on 11 January 2018.[24]

Dave won his first MOBO Award for the Best Newcomer Act at the 2017 ceremony on 29 November 2017.[25] Dave released single "Hangman" on 27 February 2018.[26]

After a seven month hiatus, Dave released "Funky Friday", featuring rapper Fredo, on 4 October 2018. The song debuted at number one in the UK, being only the third song to do so in 2018. This feat also meant that Dave secured his first ever number one single, as well as his first Top 10 single.[27] Dave has hinted in interviews with BBC Radio 1 that his debut album will be released in early 2019.

Musical style

Dave's collaborator and production partner is Tyrell Paul, stage name 169.[15] Dave's influences are said to include Southern hip hop, grime, and hip hop. As well as rapping, he also plays piano.[2][10]

Discography

Extended plays

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
UK
[28]
UK
R&B
UK
Ind.
UK
DL
Six Paths
  • Released: 30 September 2016
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital download
76 7 20 21
Game Over
  • Released: 3 November 2017
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Streaming, digital download
13 2 1 3
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles

List of singles as a lead artist, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
UK
[28]
UK
R&B

[29]
UK
DL

[30]
UK
Ind.

[31]
"Thiago Silva"
(with AJ Tracey)
2016 Non-album singles
"JKYL+HYD"
"Wanna Know (Remix)"
(featuring Drake)
51 9 60 35
"Samantha"
(with J Hus)
2017 63 7 87 5
"Revenge"
"100M's"
"Tequila" 86
"Question Time" Game Over
"No Words"
(featuring MoStack)
17 5 78 1
"Hangman" 2018 30 TBA
"Funky Friday"
(featuring Fredo)
1 1 12
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other songs

List of other songs as a lead artist, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK
[28]
UK
R&B

[33]
UK
DL

[34]
UK
Ind.

[35]
"My 19th Birthday" 2017 55 Game Over
"How I Met My Ex" 32 93 4
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References

  1. ^ "Dave Lyrics, Songs and Albums". Genius. Retrieved 2018-03-08.
  2. ^ a b c d Collins, Hattie (4 April 2016). "10 things you need to know about dave". i-D. Vice. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  3. ^ a b Tarr, Matt (8 January 2016). "London Rapper Dave Gets Biographical on His Latest Impressive Track 'jkyl+hyd'". MTV (UK and Ireland). Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Drake Previews New Project 'More Life' With Four Songs". Rolling Stone. 24 October 2016. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Dave". Primary Talent International. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Dave: the genre-splicing rapper talks meeting Drake and his debut album". NME. 2017-11-10. Retrieved 2018-02-15.
  7. ^ "Meet Dave, U.K. Rap's Emotional Young Voice". The FADER. Retrieved 2018-02-15.
  8. ^ Collins, Hattie (2017-03-24). "A rapper called Dave: the 'normal' Streatham boy who's on Drake's radar". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-02-15.
  9. ^ Windley, Dana. "Dave – Warm Up Session via SBTV". SB.TV. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  10. ^ a b c d e Anderson, Sian (27 September 2016). "Dave is the south London MC you need to know about". Red Bull. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  11. ^ Baiden, Kamilla (7 March 2016). "17 Year Old Dave Impresses in Debut 'Fire in the Booth'". MTV (UK and Ireland). Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  12. ^ "Fire from Dave". BBC. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  13. ^ Anderson, Sian (10 September 2016). "Eskimo Dance take a trip to Bestival". Red Bull. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  14. ^ "Red Bull Music Academy announce UK tour". The Skinny. 17 August 2016. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  15. ^ a b "Dave". Primary Talent International. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  16. ^ Carissimo, Justin (24 October 2016). "Drake announces 'More Life' project, shares four new songs on OVO Sound Radio". The Independent. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
  17. ^ Morgan Britton, Luke (24 October 2016). "Stream three new Drake songs from 'More Life' project". NME. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
  18. ^ Willis, Jay (24 October 2016). "Drake Just Dropped Four New Songs Off More Life as an Early Birthday Gift". GQ. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
  19. ^ "DAVE FT DRAKE | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2018-02-15.
  20. ^ "The biggest songs that missed the Top 40 in the first half of 2017". Retrieved 2018-02-15.
  21. ^ "Dave announces 'Game Over' EP and UK Tour". Link Up TV. 9 October 2017. Retrieved 4 November 2017.
  22. ^ "Game Over by Dave on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 4 November 2017.
  23. ^ "Dave Drops 'Game Over' EP and New Video for No Words - XXL". XXL Mag. Retrieved 2018-02-15.
  24. ^ "DAVE | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2018-02-15.
  25. ^ "2017 WINNERS | MOBO Organisation". beta.mobo.com. Retrieved 2017-11-30.
  26. ^ Santan Dave (2018-02-27), Dave - Hangman, retrieved 2018-03-03
  27. ^ "Dave "speechless" as Funky Friday debuts at Number 1". Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  28. ^ a b c Peak chart positions in the UK:
  29. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40 (11 November 2016)". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  30. ^ "Official Singles Downloads Top 100 (4 November 2016)". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  31. ^ "Official Independent Singles Chart Top 50 (4 November 2016)". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  32. ^ a b c d "BRIT Certified - bpi" (To access, enter the search parameter "Dave" and select "Search by Keyword"). British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  33. ^ "Official R&B Singles Chart Top 40 (11 November 2016)". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  34. ^ "Official Singles Downloads Top 100 (4 November 2016)". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  35. ^ "Official Independent Singles Chart Top 50 (4 November 2016)". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 5 November 2016.

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