Ahmed Ololade (born January 13, 1995) is a famous Nigerian musician who is known professionally as Asake, he is a singer and songwriter loved by millions of Afrobeats fans for his vocal prowess and catchy song phrases.
He broke out in the industry when he dropped the 2020 single, Lady. He rose to stardom after being signed to YBNL Records by the label boss, Olamide. Another song that increased his presence was Mr. Money.
Asake Early Life & Education
Asake was born to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Ololade on the 13th of January 1995. Days after he was born into the world, his parents organized a naming ceremony to celebrate his birth. He was given the name Ahmed Ololade.
He hails from the South West region of Nigeria and belongs to the Yoruba ethnic group. He was born and raised in the city of Lagos with his family. He comes from a Muslim household and was presented with the same faith. Growing up, his father worked as an entrepreneur while his mother was a teacher.
Asake began his journey into the artistic field as a dancer. he loved to dance and was very good at it. He specialized in cultural dance, spending his free hours practicing a dance to improve his skill. As a high school student, he performed at school events, thrilling his schoolmates and staff members with energetic cultural dances. It was from dancing that he got the nickname, Asake.
Real Facts About Asake
|Full Name:||Ahmed Ololade Asake|
|Stage Name:||Asake, Mr Money|
|Born:||13 January 1995 (age 27 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Lagos,Nigeria|
|State Of Origin:||Lagos, State|
|Parents:||Mr. and Mrs. Ololade|
|Wife • Spouse:||Not Married|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Occupation:||Singer • Songwriter|
Asake started his music career at a very tender age, he was always seen releasing series of freestyles across all his social media platforms.
Asake decided to start making music professionally in 2015. Inspired by the success of music stars like Olamide, Davido, Wizkid, 9ice, and Wande Coal, he joined the Afrobeats music space, focusing on Afrofusion songs. He fuses Hip Hop, Amapiano, R&B, and Fuji sounds to create music that would stand out from other artists.
Grace found him in 2020, when one of his freestyles, Lady went viral, earning reposts from top celebrities across several online-based platforms. Immediately the freestyle went viral, it was recorded with the production credited to Blaque Beats.
The song gained massive turn-up with reposts and dance videos from the likes of Broda Shaggi, Sydney Talker, and a vast of others. With the huge turn-up, the single, Lady by Asake became an instant hit and social media anthem.
- Palazzo (featured by DJ Spinall)
- Peace Be Unto You (PBUY)
- Mr Money
- Gbale Lo
- Baba God
- African Something
- Sungba Ft. Burna Boy
- Omo Ope Remix (featuring Olamide)
Asake Net worth
Asake has become a familiar face in leading shows and events across the country. He earns a lot of money from performance gigs and the royalties generated by his songs. Asake‘s net worth is estimated to be US$200,000 to US$500,000.