Olamide

Olamide was born on March 15, 1989 in Bariga, Lagos State.

Professional career

He started his career at a tender age.

Olamide's road to fame is one for the history books, this time some years back he was a regular kid growing up in the Heart of Lagos Mainland; Bariga. Even though Olamide insisted he is still that Bariga boy a lot has changed in his life.

He was signed onto ID Cabasa's Coded Tunez Record label and was managed by Industry's heavy weight, Toni Payne. Earlier in 2012 he left coded tunes and started his own record label 'YBNL Nation' where he released two albums.

Olamide's debut album Rapsodi was released in 2011, yielding several singles, with "Eni Duro" as the lead single. This proved to be his breakthrough single. Olamide's debut offering led to collaborations with other artists, including Wizkid, ID Cabasa, 9ice, Reminisce, and D'banj, among others. Olamide's lead single "Eni Duro" made the top chart of requests on radio stations.

Olamide's second studio album YBNL was released in November 2012. It features guest appearances from Davido, Tiwa Savage, KaySwitch, Dammy Krane, Reminisce, Samklef, Buckwylla, Minus 2, and Base One.

The album was supported by the songs "Money", "Owotabua", "Fucking with the Devil", "Fuji House", "Voice of the Streets", "Ilefo Illuminati", and "Street Love", among others. Olamide's second studio offering showcases him as an artiste who has grown to understand his market, and does not hold back in his bid to satisfy the needs of his fans. YBNL was produced by Tyrone, Samklef, 2 Kriss, Pheelz and ID Cabasa.

Small Doctor, Humblesmith, Pasuma, Salawa Abeni and Olamide promise top-class performances on New Year’s Eve

Small Doctor, Humblesmith, Pasuma, Salawa Abeni and Olamide promise top-class performances on New Year’s Eve

Small Doctor, Humblesmith, Pasuma, Salawa Abeni and Olamide promise top-class performances on New Year’s Eve
So shall it be for your dad! Olamide tells fan who said he will soon become an upcoming artiste

So shall it be for your dad! Olamide tells fan who said he will soon become an upcoming artiste

Olamide recently took to Twitter to respond to a fan who claimed he would soon become an upcoming artiste. The YBNL boss slammed the fan labeling him a hater.

So shall it be for your dad! Olamide tells fan who said he will soon become an upcoming artiste
There is no denying it - Coke Studio 5 launch party rocked!

There is no denying it - Coke Studio 5 launch party rocked!

Olamide, Falz, Runtown, Dremo, and Coke Studio Alumni, the Joromi Songbird, Simi thrill fans with electrifying performances at the Coke Studio 5 launch party.

There is no denying it - Coke Studio 5 launch party rocked!
All hail the king! Olamide named as Nigeria’s highest paid musician

All hail the king! Olamide named as Nigeria’s highest paid musician

Olamide has been named as Nigeria’s highest-earning musician. This interesting bit of information was revealed by Alex Ozone a popular artiste manager.

All hail the king! Olamide named as Nigeria’s highest paid musician
Skales appreciates Olamide on Twitter, says he gave him cash to shoot 'Shake Body' video (photo)

Skales appreciates Olamide on Twitter, says he gave him cash to shoot 'Shake Body' video (photo)

Skales, the Shake Body crooner, has gone humble by talking about a part of his life people did not know. He attributed his success to Olamide who gave him cash.

Skales appreciates Olamide on Twitter, says he gave him cash to shoot 'Shake Body' video (photo)
You don’t have to drop out of school to fulfil your dreams - Olamide tells students

You don’t have to drop out of school to fulfil your dreams - Olamide tells students

Olamide has spoken out about students who think dropping out of school is a sure way to success. He said he was lucky to have made it despite being a dropout.

You don’t have to drop out of school to fulfil your dreams - Olamide tells students
Coke Studio is a fantastic initiative - Olamide

Coke Studio is a fantastic initiative - Olamide

Nigerian singer Olamide has described the Coke Studio as a fantastic initiative that has given him the opportunity to find out so many things about Africa.

Coke Studio is a fantastic initiative - Olamide
Do you like a new Olamide's hairstyle in 2017?

Do you like a new Olamide's hairstyle in 2017?

Have you seen ✮ Olamide new hairstyle 2017? What latest trendy haircuts does the musician keep? See inspiring pictures! Fans can't help but admire the rapper.

Do you like a new Olamide's hairstyle in 2017?
Sterling Bank’s STEM cleaning initiative: A remarkable difference to the community

Sterling Bank’s STEM cleaning initiative: A remarkable difference to the community

Keep a watch out for the next episode of Sterling Bank STEM cleaning exercise, which promises to make a greater, more positive impact on our environment.

Sterling Bank’s STEM cleaning initiative: A remarkable difference to the community
Olamide Badoo speaks on life, reveals why he dropped out of TASUED (photos)

Olamide Badoo speaks on life, reveals why he dropped out of TASUED (photos)

Popular Nigerian singer, Olamide Badoo, has opened up on what made him drop out of TASUED. The talented singer listed the qualities that kept him going.

Olamide Badoo speaks on life, reveals why he dropped out of TASUED (photos)
Olamide appreciates fans for 1 million views of ‘Wo!’

Olamide appreciates fans for 1 million views of ‘Wo!’

YBNL boss, Olamide has come out to thank his followers for the one million views soo far of his new single 'Wo'.This is coming after the restriction by NBC

Olamide appreciates fans for 1 million views of ‘Wo!’
Olamide clears the air on his banned song, says his intention was mistaken

Olamide clears the air on his banned song, says his intention was mistaken

Olamide's new single 'Wo' which caught the attention of federal government and ministry of health has been banned but the singer has spoken about his intention

Olamide clears the air on his banned song, says his intention was mistaken
If Olamide's Wo promotes smoking, what does Bobrisky’s videos promote? Nigerians mock FG’s criticism of Olamide’s hit song

If Olamide's Wo promotes smoking, what does Bobrisky’s videos promote? Nigerians mock FG’s criticism of Olamide’s hit song

A lot of Nigerians have shared their anger at the FG’s decision to criticise Olamide’s hit song Wo. Many took to social media to share their thoughts.

If Olamide's Wo promotes smoking, what does Bobrisky’s videos promote? Nigerians mock FG’s criticism of Olamide’s hit song
Olamide’s latest song Wo gets him in trouble with Nigeria’s ministry of health

Olamide’s latest song Wo gets him in trouble with Nigeria’s ministry of health

Popular musician Olamide has drawn the ire of the FG over his latest song Wo.The ministry of health has come out to say his latest song promotes smoking.

Olamide’s latest song Wo gets him in trouble with Nigeria’s ministry of health
From Bariga to the world: Olamide shoots the video for his hit song Wo (photos, video)

From Bariga to the world: Olamide shoots the video for his hit song Wo (photos, video)

Popular musician Olamide has gotten his groove back with the release of his latest street song titled Wo. He recently returned to Bariga to shoot its video.

From Bariga to the world: Olamide shoots the video for his hit song Wo (photos, video)
Olamide's and Wizkid's sons: smiles of these two little heartbreakers will melt your heart

Olamide's and Wizkid's sons: smiles of these two little heartbreakers will melt your heart

Wizkid and Olamide are both famous and successful singers. Moreover, they are caring fathers of little boys! Let’s see who is cuter: ♥Wizkid or Olamide’s son? ♥

Olamide's and Wizkid's sons: smiles of these two little heartbreakers will melt your heart
Here’s proof Olamide will never 'leave' the streets

Here’s proof Olamide will never 'leave' the streets

Popular musician Olamide’s latest song Wo may be his way to be at the top of the Nigerian music food chain again. Simply put, the song is an ode to the streets.

Here’s proof Olamide will never 'leave' the streets
Join Sterling bank and Olamide in Sterling Environmental Makeover (STEM) 2017

Join Sterling bank and Olamide in Sterling Environmental Makeover (STEM) 2017

Sterling bank and popular Nigerian singer Olamide are giving the environment a much-needed face lift by cleaning in Sterling Environmental Makeover (STEM) 2017.

Join Sterling bank and Olamide in Sterling Environmental Makeover (STEM) 2017
OPINION: Why Olamide should immediately rebrand and stop calling himself ‘baddo’

OPINION: Why Olamide should immediately rebrand and stop calling himself ‘baddo’

In this article, Yemi Adebowale a public affairs commentator explains why popular musician Olamide needs to immediately stop using his nickname Baddo.

OPINION: Why Olamide should immediately rebrand and stop calling himself ‘baddo’
Olamide performs in LAWMA outfit in Lagos (photos, video)

Olamide performs in LAWMA outfit in Lagos (photos, video)

Nigerian musician Olamide Adedeji also known as Badoo has shocked Nigerians after he was spotted performing in Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) uniform.

Olamide performs in LAWMA outfit in Lagos (photos, video)
The YNBL Boss Olamide Baddo: 12 people he made rich and famous

The YNBL Boss Olamide Baddo: 12 people he made rich and famous

Olamide helped Lil Kesh, Davolee, and other people to become rich and famous! He has managed to discover a lot of superstars. Read on to lerrn their stories.

The YNBL Boss Olamide Baddo: 12 people he made rich and famous
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Olamide baby mama: Who is that woman who presented star with heir?

Olamide baby mama: Who is that woman who presented star with heir?

BREAKING NEWS! Meet ★ Olamide baby mama ★ Aisha Suleiman! Does famous rapper plan to marry the woman who gave birth to his heir? What does he say? Read HERE!

Olamide baby mama: Who is that woman who presented star with heir?
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