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.

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

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

There is no denying it - Coke Studio 5 launch party rocked!
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
You won't BELIEVE these facts about ♪ Olamide

You won't BELIEVE these facts about ♪ Olamide

♫OLAMIDE biography♬ Want to know ✩ MORE about your favorite Nigerian rapper? ♩ ♪ CHECK OUT ✩THIS ARTICLE✩ about his personal life, achievements and everything!

You won't BELIEVE these facts about ♪ Olamide
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?
Olamide debuts new blonde look, releases another ‘street anthem’ (photos)

Olamide debuts new blonde look, releases another ‘street anthem’ (photos)

One thing that ensured the longevity of any musician is change. Olamide seems to have taken this to heart. His latest photos are testament to this.

Olamide debuts new blonde look, releases another ‘street anthem’ (photos)
Don’t judge a book by its cover – Olamide tells those criticizing Efe’s music career

Don’t judge a book by its cover – Olamide tells those criticizing Efe’s music career

Olamide has promised to support Efe in his quest to succeed in music. He made this known in a recent interview.

Don’t judge a book by its cover – Olamide tells those criticizing Efe’s music career
Olamide vs Wizkid ♪ Who is better?

Olamide vs Wizkid ♪ Who is better?

♪ WIZKID VS OLAMIDE AWARDS ♪ Legendary hip-hop rivalry between two the most popular Nigerian musicians. Who is better? Help us to choose the best one.

Olamide vs Wizkid ♪ Who is better?
YBNL boss Olamide makes shocking revelation about his baby mama (video)

YBNL boss Olamide makes shocking revelation about his baby mama (video)

YBNL boss Olamide in a recent interview with Soundcity's Moet Abebe, talked about his record label, the artists in it, Dagrin and his baby mama and marriage.

YBNL boss Olamide makes shocking revelation about his baby mama (video)
Popular Nigeria-born rapper won't stop winning awards. So, how many so far?

Popular Nigeria-born rapper won't stop winning awards. So, how many so far?

★★★ OLAMIDE AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS ★★★ Popular Nigerian rapper has won many awards over the years. Here is a list of all his nominations and awards won so far.

Popular Nigeria-born rapper won't stop winning awards. So, how many so far?
Buy Naija to grow the Naira: Olamide reveals Aba is Nigeria’s version of China

Buy Naija to grow the Naira: Olamide reveals Aba is Nigeria’s version of China

Olamide is one musician that enjoys much love when he performs anywhere in Nigeria. A recent performance in Aba made him wax lyrical about the city.

Buy Naija to grow the Naira: Olamide reveals Aba is Nigeria’s version of China
REVEALED! What is the meaning of SNEH?

REVEALED! What is the meaning of SNEH?

★ WHAT IS THE MEANING OF SNEH? ★– can you explain? Since Olamide's song releasing, this word is everywhere. Read and see what it really means not to misuse it.

REVEALED! What is the meaning of SNEH?
‘Repentant’ Olamide reveals why he does not want to miss heaven

‘Repentant’ Olamide reveals why he does not want to miss heaven

Rapper and record label CEO recently revealed what his greatest achievement in life is. He also said he’d like to make heaven because nothing last forever.

‘Repentant’ Olamide reveals why he does not want to miss heaven
Based on logistics! Here's how your favourite celebrities are reacting to the BBNaija finale (photos)

Based on logistics! Here's how your favourite celebrities are reacting to the BBNaija finale (photos)

The kind of energy many Nigerian celebrities are exerting on the Big Brother Naija finale just before the announcement of the winner is surprising and exciting.

Based on logistics! Here's how your favourite celebrities are reacting to the BBNaija finale (photos)
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