Olamide Biography

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Olamide Gbenga Adedeji (born March 15, 1989), Popularly known by his stage name, Olamide or Olamide Baddo, is a Nigerian Record Producer, CEO of YBNL Nation, music star, Specializing in indigenous rap (Yoruba).
Olamide rose to stardom with the release of his highly successful debut studio album, Raspodi, in 2011. followed up by his highly anticipated album titled YBNL, which is home to hit singles like Stupid Love, Voice Of The Street, and Ilefo Illuminati.

Olamide has shape the Afrobeats genre’s culture on the global scene.

Real Facts About Olamide

Full Name: Olamide Gbenga Adedeji
Stage Name: Olamide
Born: March 15, 1989 (age 33 years old)
Place of Birth: Bariga, Lagos, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Ogun State
Nationality: Nigerian
Children: Batifeori Maximilliano Adedeji, Tunrepin Myles
Height: N/A
Parents: Pa Adedeji, Ronke Osisanya Adedeji
Siblings: DJ Enimoney, TemmyGold
 Wife: Adebukunmi Aisha Sulaiman
Occupation: Rapper • Songwriter
Net Worth: US$15 million – US$20 million

Olamide’s Early Life


Olamide Gbenga Adedeji was born in Bariga, Lagos State, to the family of Pa Adedeji on the 15th Of March 1989. He comes from a polygamous home, and his mother is the second wife of the family. He is the second child of his mother, Mrs. Ronke Osisanya Adedeji. He has two siblings, a brother named Eniola Olamilekan (known famously as DJ Enimoney) and a younger sister named TemmyGold.

Olamide Education


Olamide attended top-tier public schools in Bariga For his elementary and secondary school education.

After completing his high school studies, he gained admission into the Ogun State-owned Tai Solarin University Of Education to study mass communication However, he had to drop out of the institution due to financial challenges.

Olamide Career


Olamide‘s career started to blossom when he was signed to Coded Tunes Records, owned by ID Cabasa. Under Coded Tunes, he released his commercially successful debut album, Raspodi, in 2011. The album’s lead single, Omo To Shan, helped solidify Olamide‘s stance as the new king of Indigenous Rap (Yoruba). The single also paved the way for more fantastic collaborations in the industry with big names like D’banjReminisce9ice, and Wizkid.

On the 23rd Of November 2015, Olamide released his fifth studio album titled Eyan Mayweather, which comprises 21 tracks. There was no featured artist on the project. Earlier that year, in April, he had dropped a collaborative project with Ibo rapper, Phyno titled 2 Kings. The album is a joint project by Penthhauze Music and YBNL Records.

Teaming up with PheelzPhynoBurna BoyDavolee, and Wande CoalOlamide dropped his sixth studio album titled The Glory.

Pheelz executed the production of the 16-track project, and the album was released on the 23rd Of December 2016.

 

Olamide’s Discography


  • UY Scuti
  • Carpie Diem
  • 999
  • The Glory
  • Eyan Mayweather
  • Baddest Guy Ever Liveth
  • 2 Kings
  • Street OT
  • YBNL
  • Rapsodi

 

Olamide Net Worth


The Eni Duro crooner Olamide has grown from one of the country’s top music acts into one of the most prominent music executives in the country.

Besides the money he makes from his music career, he also generates high returns from his investment in YBNL Records.

Thus, Olamide is estimated to have a net worth of US$15 million to US$20 million.

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Nwede Chinedu Mishach Popularly known as Rechibee is a Nigerian Content Editor and an Entertainment reporter at Wakadaily. He is a passionate journalist with a core interest in Special reports, Biography, and music journalism.

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