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Olamide Biography

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I believe you landed here because you have been searching for Olamide Biography & Net Worth ,  Olamide Gbenga Adedeji (was born in 15 March 1989), referred to expertly as Olamide (and furthermore Olamide Baddo, BaddoSneh or  Baddo Baba) is a Nigerian Rapper recording artist.

 

He records in Yoruba, and English. In 2011, he delivered his presentation studio collection Rapsodi while endorsed to Coded Tunes. YBNL, his subsequent collection, was delivered under his name engrave YBNL Nation.

 

Olamide Biography

 

Full NameOlamide Gbenga Adedeji
Date of Birth / Age15 March 1989 (age 32)
State of OriginBariga, Lagos State
GenresHip hop ,Afro Pop ,Afrobeats , Trap , Reggae Fusion ,Reggae EDM,Dancehall ,R&BStreet HopPop ,Nigerian Hip Hop
Occupation(s)Rapper, Singer, Songwriter
InstrumentsVocals
LabelsYBNL Nation
CountryNigeria
Net Worth$20 Million Forbes Africa
Last Updated2021

 

Olamide Biography

 

Who is Olamide

 

Olamide is a Nigerian Rapper,  recording artist. He records in Yoruba, and English. In 2011, he released his debut studio album Rapsodi while signed to Coded Tunes. YBNL, his follow-up album, was released under his label imprint YBNL Nation.

 

The album was supported by the singles “First of All”, “Voice of the Street”, “Stupid Love”, and “Ilefo Illuminati”. On 7 November 2013, he released his third studio album Baddest Guy Ever Liveth. The album’s singles include “Durosoke” and “Yemi My Lover”. On 17 July 2013, Olamide became the first Nigerian to sign an endorsement deal with Cîroc.

 

Olamide Net Worth

 

Olamide Gbenga Adedeji  Popularly know as Olamide aka Badoo is a Nigerian Rapper Singer and Songwriter , who has a total Assets of 20 Million USD according to Forbes Africa

 

Early Life

 

Olamide Gbenga Adedeji was born in Bariga, Lagos State, on the 15th of March, 1989. He is the second of the three children of Pa Adedeji and his second wife, Ronke Osisanya Adedeji. Olamide has two siblings, TemmyGold and Eniola Olamilekan (who is also known as DJ Enimoney).

 

Olamide started his career when he released the debut single, “Eni Duro,” in 2010. In the same year, he performed at The Hip Hop World Awards. He studied mass communication at Tai Solarin University but dropped out due to financial problems.

 

Adedeji is married to Adebukunmi Aisha Suleiman.They have two boys together, Maximilian Boluwatife and Tunrepin Myles.  Olamide allegedly had a love child with Maria Okanrende,who was then working with Beat F.M.The name of the child is Asaiah Monife Maria

 

Music career

 

Olamide  was signed to ID Cabasa’s Coded Tunes record label and was managed by Toni Payne. In 2012, he left Coded Tunes and started his own record label YBNL Nation.

Albums Lists

 

Rapsodi 2011

 

Olamide’s debut album Rapsodi was released in 2011. Its lead single “Omo To Shan” charted on several radio stations in Lagos and across Nigeria. Olamide’s debut offering led to collaborations with numerous artists, including Wizkid, ID Cabasa, 9ice, Reminisce and D’banj.

 

YBNL 2012

 

Adedeji’s second studio album YBNL was released in November 2012. Its production was handled by Tyrone (producer), Samklef, 2 Kriss, Pheelz and ID Cabasa. The album features guest appearances from Davido, Tiwa Savage, Kayswitch, Dammy Krane, Reminisce, Samklef, Buckwylla, Minus 2 and Base One. It was supported by the singles “I lefo Illuminati”, “First of All”, “Stupid Love” and “Voice of the Street”.

 

 Baddest Guy Ever Liveth 2012

 

Baddest Guy Ever Liveth (abbreviated as BGEL) is Olamide’s third Studio Album. It was released on November 7, 2013, by YBNL Nation. Olamide recorded the album between 2012 and 2013 and enlisted Pheelz, Buckwyla, Ketchup, Ice Prince, Pepenazi, Endia, Viktoh, B.Banks, Phyno, Pele Pele and Bez to appear as guest artists on it. The album was produced entirely by Pheelz, except for the thirteenth track “Sitting on the Throne”.

 

Baddest Guy Ever Liveth was supported by four singles: “Durosoke”, “Turn Up”, “Yemi My Lover” and “Eleda Mi O”. Premium Times newspaper included the album on its list of the 5 yet to be released Nigerian albums of 2013. It was ranked 12th on Afrikka Radio’s list of the top 12 best Nigerian albums of 2013.

Baddest Guy Ever Liveth won Best Album of the Year at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, and was nominated for Rap Album of the Year at the 2014 City People Entertainment Awards.[11][12] It won Best Rap Album and Album of the Year at The Headies 2014.

 

Street OT 2014

 

On November 14, 2014, Olamide released his fourth album Street OT through YBNL Nation. The album is a follow up to his 2013 Baddest Guy Ever Liveth album. Preceded by the singles titled “Story For The Gods” and “Goons Mi”, Street OT features guest appearances from Pasuma, Lil Kesh, Chinko Ekun, Phyno, Don Jazzy, and Reminisce. Its production was handled by Pheelz, B-Banks and Young Jonn. The ideology of the title of the album is to glorify and show his love for the “streets”, a word with which Olamide is synanimous with

 

2 Kings 2015

 

Olamide collaborated with Phyno in 2015 to release 2 Kings. It was released through Cloud 9 and the iTunes Store with little announcement on 1 April 2015, by Penthauze Music and YBNL Nation. The album features collaborations with producers and guest artists such as Wizkid, Lil Kesh, Storm Rex, Pheelz, Major Bangz, B.Banks and Young John.

Prior to recording the album, Olamide and Phyno frequently collaborated with each other on several songs, including “Ghost Mode” and “Dope Money”. The album produced the singles “Une” and “Confam Ni”, both of which were released in the months leading to the album’s release.

 

Eyan Mayweather 2015

 

Olamide’s fifth studio album Eyan Mayweather was released on 23 November 2015. Released through YBNL Nation with studio production from Pheelz, Young Jonn, B Banks and I.D. Cabasa, Eyan Mayweather is the follow up to 2 Kings, a collaborative album by Olamide and Phyno. The album boasted of having 21 tracks with no single feature.

 

The Glory 2016

 

The Glory, Olamide’s sixth studio album, was released on 23 December 2016. Released through YBNL Nation with studio production from Pheelz. The Album contains 16 back to back track with features from artistes like Phyno, Wande Coal, Burna Boy, Akuchi and Davolee. The Glory is the follow up to Eyan Mayweather.

 

Improbable record deal with DB records

 

In May 2013, it was reported that Olamide signed a record deal with DB Records. Olamide took to Twitter to debunk the reports. In an interview with Toolz on NdaniTV’s The Juice, he said that it is too late for anyone to sign him.

 

Joint Venture Deal With EMPIRE

 

Olamide revealed to the public on 18 February 2020 that his record label, YBNL Nation has signed a Joint Venture deal with international distribution company , Empire. He further stated that Fireboy DML, and any new artiste signed to YBNL Nation will join him to benefit from the deal.

 

999 EP 2020

 

On the 10th of February, 2020 Olamide released a surprise project, Titled 999Ep. It had nine songs on it. Its production was handled mainly by Pheelz. It had guest appearances like Phyno, Maximilliano (Olamide’s Son) and others.

 

The EP received average review from music critics, most critics credited Olamide for doing almost 100% rap project after staying off rap for quite a number of years but emphasis was pointed at the fact that the project won’t survive the test of time.

 

Carpe Diem  2020

 

Carpe Diem (Olamide album) is the 11th studio album of Nigeria rap king Olamide which was released on October 8, 2020. Carpe Diem is a 12 track album featuring Omah Lay, Fireboy DML, Peruzzi, Bad Boy Timz, Bella Shmurda and Phyno with production credits to Young John, Pheelz, P.Prime, Idcabass and VStix.

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