Dancehall artiste Mavado is seemingly having a quiet birthday celebration with his loved ones, the artiste turned 43 on Thursday(today), November 30.
While there is no sign of festivities so far, The Gully God took to social media on Thursday to thank all the well-wishers. He stated, “Thanks for the love from my family friends and fans..get your tickets to come see me December 9 NYC on fire.”
See his post below:
Mavado, born David Brooks, rose to fame in the early 2000s as a member of Bounty Killer’s Alliance. Creating a slew of hits, such Weh Dem a do, So Special, Last Night, etc, Mavado became one of dancehall’s heavyweights.
In celebration of his birthday last year, in 2022, the deejay received a special surprise from his family and friends: a G.O.A.T. cake (Greatest of All Time), designed to serve as an example of his status as one of Jamaica’s most successful dancehall artistes.
Since the break of Thursday, The deejay has been receiving well wishes, with his friend and fellow entertainer Flexxx wishing him a happy birthday via Instagram.
“Happy earth strong mi g more life and blessings yuh zeeeeeet MAD&MEAN #nato #gullyside,” Flexx wrote, captioning a photo of him and Mavado.
Mavado’s daughter, Daniela Brooks, professionally known as Skye Diamond, also sent birthday wishes to her father via Instagram, writing, “Happy birthday to my don! We are so much alike. Love you to the moon and back daddy. More life.”
Skye went on to declare Thursday International G.O.A.T. Day in celebration of her father’s birthday.
Notably, it’s Skye Diamond’s son’s birthday too, hence Mavado shares the same birthday as his grandson.