Who is Olamide?
Olamide Adedeji who goes by the stage name Olamide, is a Nigerian rapper, singer, and record label owner.
Olamide, due to his song which most times, comes along with a slang, has earned quite a lot of nicknames such as Baddo Sneh, Olamide Baddo, Baba Milli, and many more.
Olamide is a very influential rapper in the Nigerian music industry and as well, the CEO of the popular record label, YBNL Nation.
Keep reading while I reveal to you Olamide’s net worth, biography, and lots more.
|Real Name||Olamide Adedeji|
|Date of Birth||15th March 1989|
|Occupation||Rapper, Singer, Songwriter|
|Spouse||Aisha Suleiman, Maria Okanrende|
|Net Worth||$12 million|
Olamide was born into the family of Adedeji on the 15th day of March 1989 in Bariga, Lagos State, Nigeria.
Olamide had his primary and secondary education studied in his hometown, Lagos State. Before moving all the way to Ogun state to study Mass communication at the Tai Solarin University of Education in Ijebu, Ogun State.
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Olamide had started exploring his music career right from his days in primary school when he discovered he has the talent for music.
Olamide around 2010, was signed into Coded Tunes, a record label owned and managed by the popular music artiste and producer, ID Cabasa.
While at the record label, Olamide released quite a lot of good music such as eni duro, a rap song he released in 2010, which went so viral and made him become known to most people and brought Olamide into the limelight.
Olamide in 2011, released his first debut studio album which was titled Rapsodi. The album contained 13 tracks from the artiste alongside some other guest appearances of some other popular artistes such as Pheelz, Wizkid, 9ice, Reminisce, ID Cabasa, and others.
In 2012, Olamide created his own record label which he named YBNL Nation.
According to him, the YBNL is an acronym for the phrase “Yahoo Boy, No Laptop”.
YBNL now happens to be one of the biggest record labels in the country where the likes of Fireboy DML, Yomi Blaze, DJ Enimoney, YBNL Mafia, and many others are signees.
Olamide released his second album the same year he founded YBNL Nation, 2012, and he titled the album YBNL.
The album also welcomed some guest artistes in some of the tracks and they are; Davido, Tiwa Savage, Dammy Krane, Reminisce, and many other music artists, and the album was produced by Samklef, 2 Kriss, Pheelz, and the legendary ID Cabasa.
Olamide is now one of the biggest rappers in the Nigerians music industry and also quite a lot of talented singers in his label, YBNL Nation.
Olamide Family Life
Olamide is not yet married but has two girlfriends (baby mama) with whom he had given birth to three children.
Olamide’s first girlfriend was Adebukumi Aisha Suleiman who had given birth to two sons namely; Batifeori Maximilliano Adedeji and Tunrepin Myles Adedeji.
While Olamide’s second girlfriend who goes by the name, Maria Okanrende, had given birth to just one daughter, Asaiah Monife Maria, who also happens to be Olamide’s only female daughter as of now.
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- Artiste of the Year
- The Headies Award for Album of the Year (Street OT)
- Best Street-Hop Artiste
- Best Collaboration of the Year (Local Rappers)
- Best Pop Single (Reggae Blues)
- Best Rap Single (Eyan Mayweather)
- Song of the Year (Fada Fada) – Ghetto gospel
- 2017, 2016, 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best Album (The Glory, Eyan Mayweather, and Baddest Guy Ever Liveth)
- 2017, 2016, 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best Rap Album of the Year
- 2015 City People Entertainment Award for Indigenous Artiste of the Year
- 2015 City People Entertainment Award for Rap Artiste of the Year
- 2016 Late Ambassador Segun Olusola NBMA for Male Artiste of the Year
- 2015 The Future Awards Africa Prize in Entertainment
- 2015 City People Music Award for Male Music Artist of the Year
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Olamide Net Worth
As of 2020, Olamide’s net worth is estimated to be $12 Million which happens to be 4.4 billion naira when converted to the Nigerians’ currency and all these he made from singing, producing, and ambassadorial deals.
Olamide Best Quotes
“I fell off after my first album now I’m back again. I no go let dem gimme the first attack again ”Olamide
“If it’s not making money it’s not making sense”Olamide
“We can’t feel the same pain, the same way, some go shine, some go sigh, some go shout, ewee. So don’t blame me, don’t blame me now if you can’t see the picture”Olamide
“We rather be the lion in the jungle than to be a dog in the city”Olamide
“They never thought I’ll make it to the top but that’s not fair…hustled from the house and every damn thing na sorrow”Olamide
Olamide is quite a very talented rapper and also a great influential artiste in the Nigerian music industry and other parts of West-Africa emerging also as one of the richest artistes in Nigeria.
YBNL Nation also appears as No. 3 on our list for the top 10 record labels in Nigeria, and the game is still on. More expectations are still in anticipation by the fans from the Olamide leading record label.
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