Olamide Biography: Things You Didn’t Know about Him

olamide biographyOlamide Adedeji was born on the 15th of March, 1989 in Bariga, Lagos State Nigeria. He attended both primary and high schools in Lagos but for his tertiary education, Olamide attended Tai Solarin University of Education where he studied Mass Communicatiom.

Professional music for the talented Yoruba singer began in 2010 with the release of his first single; ‘Eni Duro’ Eni Duro was released under the Coded Tunes record label which Olamide was signed unto at the time. The song received wide critical acclaim and instantly shot Olamide to limelight.

In 2011, he released his first album titled ‘Rapsodi’ in which he featured several top Nigerian artistses like ID Cabasa, Wizkid, Dbanj, Reminisce and 9ice. It’s needless to say that the album was a huge success.

Olamide didn’t rest on his oars after the success of his first album, in 2012; he went on to release another album titled YBNL. The album had several hit singles like ‘First of All’, ‘Voice of the street’, ‘Ilefo Iluminati’ ‘Stupid love’ ‘Durosoke’ and ‘Owotabua’. Once again, the album which featured several major Nigerian artistes like Tiwa Savage, Dammy Krane, Kayswitch, Samklef, Davido and a couple of up and coming artistes, was well received.

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Another album titled “Baddest Guy Ever Liveth’ was released in 2013 which featured hit singles like ‘Anifowose’ ‘Story for the Gods’ and ‘Yemi my Lover’ and in 2014, he released his latest album, Street OT, in which he featured Don Jazzy for ‘Skelemba’ and Viktoh for ‘Up in the Club.

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One attribute that has helped Olamide stay afloat in his musical career is his ability to stay away from scandals and his strong work ethic. This is evident in the number of albums he has been able to release within a short time of launching his musical career.

Olamide has been nominated for several national and international awards, some of which include Artiste of the Year, Best Rap Album, Album of the Year, Best Rap Single, 2014 Channel O Music Video Awards ‘Most Gifted West’, 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards “Best Rap Act of the Year”, MTV Africa Music Awards 2014 “Best Hip Hop” and “Male Musician of the Year”, City People Entertainment Awards “Most Popular Song of the Year” “Rap Album of the Year” and “World’s Best Male Artiste”, World’s Music Awards “World’s Best Live Act” ,“World’s Best Entertainment of the Year” and “Video of the Year”, Nigeria Music Video Awards “Best Afro Hip Hop Video”, “Song of the Year”, “Best Street Hip Hop Artiste, “Best Rap Single”, The Headies 2013 “Artiste of the Year”, “Lyricist on the Roll”, “Best Rap Album”, “Album of the Year”, Best Album of the Year”, “Best Rap Act of the Year” and “Music Video of the Year”. Olamide won several of the award nominations.

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Apart from being a good musician and rapper, Olamide is also a father. He fathered a son with his long time girlfriend Adebunkunmi Aisha Suleiman. The christening ceremony had many high profile Nigerians and Celebrities in attendance, including the immediate past Governor of Lagos state, Babatunde Raji Fashola. The couple is rumored to be expecting baby number 2.

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  1. Israel

    An action Guy keep it up

  2. Freshfour

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  3. joseph felix 08135797333

    i love your swag cos na u b d best for ever…..welldone

  4. Ogunsina sandra

    I jst luv ur swag kip it up

  5. OGUNDIJO SEMIU DARE

    NOTHING GOODS COME EASY,WE ARE BORN TO BE SOMETHING ………………

  6. Jaysleekz

    Hmhhm lyf sha am an upcomming rapper and i want 2 be lyk olamide adedeji a.k.a badoo and i want 2 be a ybnl member

  7. sirieno

    I wish i were you Ola baba

  8. Ochi Charles Onah

    My own turn is coming

  9. Emmanuel Obasi

    I want to be a starboy act or ybnl act.

  10. Emmanuel Obasi

    life is all about achieving your aims.when your name is established people will want to talk about you.Its time for a man of dignity to be dignified.I am your boy starkid.(chop am o.I no be your expensive sh!t)

  11. Yemzy

    Baddo na u be d best for ever

  12. baddosneh

    baddo them one copy your swag but u nor gree its me your number one music lover @ baddo sneh also djrukky

  13. hobrim

    i fall 4 u o olamide

  14. Hundeyin isiaka

    Esu ngbenumi @ destiny olamide i love u like kilode haa olamide may Almighty God grant u more knowlegde love u @ olamide badoo up (y b n l )

  15. Blaise

    ola-mi-de badoh your is sweet like sugar what a lovely story an happy for you u will reman my best rapper.

  16. Sodiq a.k.a capol

    King badoo baba i like to be with u becos ua my chosa so is yur boy sodiq a.k.a capol koni baje fuin oluomo of elegusih 1 call me 07010245505

  17. emoruwa ayodeji

    olamide u b baba o afta u na u ko so omo na file fun baba o

  18. Adenuga Damilare

    Olamide badoo I fall for u.I know u are always the best, see the way lil kesh do to you, it is too bad at least he supposed to sign another contract, after all the help you did for him,u are very a good person badoo that is why I always fall for you

  19. Hammed

    Badoo, na man u be.

  20. Omolola

    Olamide badoo you have always being my best musician and I will always love you. You are so hardworking, you’re always releasing so many hits, well-done. You have produced Lil and Adekunle Gold. God bless you Olamide I wish I can see you one day.

    1. Mide

      Olamide still gonna remain there Father ! .Meanwhile they only know why it goes that way , cos no Kesh soppose comot for YBNL now . How much u don see lol . Baba u boss and u gonna be till the end of time ,
      #HotKid

  21. Dr Friszy frisdolla

    Jah kip on blessing u

  22. Dr Friszy

    Olamide Badoo….shara 2u up dere

  23. Grace kwayon

    #Olamide
    My favorite nigerian rapper
    luv u for ever ya…..

  24. Grace kwayon

    #olamide
    My favorite nigerian rapper n singer
    I luv errytin abt u oo
    I will be ur FAN for ever ya Mr.Baddo
    wish to see u one day

  25. Muhammad Rabiu

    Olamide i luv u for ever&ever may God blees u (i wish 2av ur number

  26. Davies Atowoju

    Olamide yr best is yet to come because u still going to be the best rapper in d world.

  27. Bashar ashafa

    Olamide badoo i always pray 4 u secretly and physically may d peace and blessing of God be unto u forward ever backward neva keep it up u ar a real gy

  28. osi jesu

    Olamide u are trying keep it up

  29. damilola

    baddo I love u pls nah I want 2 be like u call me pls 09056764808

  30. Sammy doo

    pls I love music so so much pls

    1. Adesoye Taiwo Mighty

      olamide badoo any other once js a fake

  31. Sammy doo

    pls help me I no u can do something pls dis is my number 09055504850 07034730560 I have 5 music no rush, problem child, rechargement, all is time, dance for me an all is this year I sing 8 last year pls do something pls any body

  32. Sammy doo

    am a musician pls help me pls am on my kneels

  33. funmilayo gboyega

    Olamide badoo good of you u be real guy i love dat keep it up

  34. saaniGH

    olamide badoo,i love you so much and i am thinking how i can meet you one day.olamide forever,the best and will be the best till u die.u no go flop.my dreams is to meet you
    my prayers is that one day you will the most billonaire artiste infrica and among the world

  35. Hizzydoozy

    Your Baddodom better than Best

  36. Idorenyin ndifreke

    Olamide badoo iz my best musician, he is the best among the rest, he is nice even if i have not set my eyes on him once, i know i will see him one day. Olamide u are the best among the rest, i love u.

  37. civas sneh

    baddo_sneh after u na u ooo. I which I was ur kid brother I love ur ways,ur songs,ur beats infarct every tin about u I cherish all of dem

  38. shola

    Olamide badoo u Re d best among d rest “omo hope”

  39. ADEOYE OLAMIDE

    Always the best, his best yet to come

  40. Ifeoluwa

    Olamide Badoo Na Baba Ybnl Nation I Love U Die.

  41. Dayo thomas

    Won o bi iya eyan olamide baddoo YBNL

  42. ruby

    olamide my boss u too much

  43. Prince badek

    Daddy Batifeori,,Tuale,,After u na u #YBNL general

  44. Ulu uchenna

    Olamide is my real ni&&a..i love his crew nd i wil always support it

  45. Ulu uchenna

    Olamide is my real guy and i wil always follow him..i love him and his music..olamide u re my best artiste

  46. Ulu uchenna

    Olamide u re d main guy…i believe u nd i wil always follow ur group..(ybnl)…i love dat group

  47. akinyemi sodiq akinola

    no body fit olamide badoo badest guy,iyalaya yin,

  48. Miss Martins Monica

    U Are Just The Best

  49. david

    Olamide bado after u na still u i which i can be like u

  50. don flezzy

    olamide badoo, baddest guy ever liveth a.k.a eyan mayweathey ko ni da fun iya anybody……. Oga mii jeun lo si igboro u are d best in the world of rap

  51. #SAMTEXY

    #olamide Baddo
    # I love to be like yhu
    #baddo baba badest guy ever liverth
    #baddo sneh

  52. #SAMTEXY

    #olamide baddo yhu be baba
    #I love to be like yhu
    #baddest guy ever liverth
    #baddo sneh
    #Am a ybnl fan

  53. Blendezzy

    Naw i realise bado eyanmeaweder is d real ybnl master i swear u mean no man 2 me u mean anytin u b best anjonu orin tuaile

  54. Thompson iyalla

    Olamide Baddo I believe u die

    1. david chizy

      Yes oh we belive u like mad Mr bado

  55. Sunnytex

    Olamide is 1 of the best 9ja top 10 4 me,YBNL # i love lagos .

  56. Opmax-lee

    Olamide is my role model..I just love him for no reason…am fully Ybnl fans…Obawole zone#lol

    1. Prince santity

      Am olamide badoo’s full fans

  57. maco

    Badôo eyanmAyweather,omo abule sowo carry on i sêe u there.

  58. DAVID

    “OLAMIDE U WERE ONCE A BOY IN THE TIME OF UR MASTER DAGREN BT NW U AR THE BOSS” BE CAUTIOUS AND DNT STOP TAKE IT

  59. DAVID

    OLAMIDE U WERE ONCE A BOY IN D TIME OF DAGRIAN BE CAUTIOU$ AS A LEADER GUD LUK

  60. Bryan James

    Guy this could be the best news yet.
    I just found out how you can get to Olamide directly.
    He may not reply immediately, but he certainly will.

    1. phem jaflez

      I which to meet u brother, sebi u are the one sing say who u epp, i no say u try but keep it on just brought anybody up aot of us dat disturb you pls and pls,have mercy

  61. mickey

    olamide de of ybnl kep it up

  62. Comrade DonMo6 (C.D.M)

    OLAMIDE ibi rere lo ka mi mon.. i swear u b baba go on so on #EYANMAYWHEATHER.

  63. Olamide Dah'Brhezz

    Baba i dey feel u o baba u came nd bcame d voice of d street koni baje baba iya yan m Olamide by name frm ogun stage name Dah’Brhezz m n upcomin artiste add me up on whatsapp 08065116151 Eyanmayweather rapking ko ni baje baba

  64. Khennie

    The baddest guy ever liveth. U rock it, u are my best artist. Kudos to u.

  65. yankibaba

    olamide I lyk ur style @yankibaba

  66. florik babe

    olamide is d best I liv im lyk mofeku I luv ybnl also

    1. Sodiq

      No no no

  67. Paul the saul

    First of all introduction we are taking about badoo Eyanmayweather, baddest guy ever leaveth,aunty chidinma make no go fit forget say “badoo na baba”

  68. Boman-lee

    Olamide.i wish u could b my elder bro..cus ur music av done so much in my life..if u b woman iswear u go b my wife…..ybnl baddest

    1. Tizzy temaugee

      I luv u olamsneh bahdosheh b.cuz ur songz are xo interestin 2 me,hearin i wish u havd sigh me in ur record lebel dopeswag nation ¥bnl it ¥@ung john de wicked producer.tnkz

      1. waliat wuraola

        yes oooo my people and i also sight u @yung john de wicked producer ,more blessings but never relent.

  69. Boman-lee

    Badoo…i love u die

  70. Boman-lee

    I dy feel u eyanmayweather eni ti o feel re bii pe eyanilereda?ti won ba n gbe me sope oma commit murder

  71. olu, s par

    Olamide badoo I love you,

  72. HorMor2unDey

    Happy birthday 2 you olamide AKA eyanmaywether long life and prosperity

  73. Amos David (legend)

    Adedeji AKA YBNL after u na u man love ya way man

  74. Godwin

    I dy fall for u; after u na me: olamide badoo!

  75. Godwin

    Olamide is my real guy; at thesame time he is my brother; i love him and everything about him: badoo!

  76. PureFabuLous

    You are the best forever

  77. Slimf

    I fall 4 u bado after u na u

  78. nonyyoung

    Olamide is a great rapper i ever known.he ginja me wit his rap rythme.baddo mi God bless you just keep up……is ur boy nonyyong

  79. Ibile-Omoijoba-Akbaba

    Olamide u be somebody’s’may ur days belong and may Almighty Allah add more wisdom 2 ur music career.i love ur music nd u urself has a young guy keep it up my real bro from another mother”one luv

  80. oluwatobiloba

    YBNL,baba iya eyan,agba awo ton fase mu omi.

  81. Obisesan olamide abdullahi

    Olamide u be baba,say rap say olamide,ride on baba miliano

  82. Samjay1805

    Omg dis cnt believ O.K.B.Y.P OLAMIDE KING BADOO YBNL PRESIDENT, U AR 2MUCH IT’S UR BOI SAMJAY1805 UNCOMING ARTIST UNDER Y.B.N.L What’sapp me 08147247454** or . 08102573411 , gmail abiodun1805@gmail, @Twitter samjay1805

  83. Okogogo

    God bless Nigerian, God bless Olamide, God bless Vickoh, God bless YBNL…
    #OneLove

  84. I love olamide d baddest guy i don’t no d reason y i love ur music an ur swag olamide baddo

  85. Temiblinks

    wow “olamide badoo” u such wonderful and great guy i pray i with the will of God one day i will come across with u spend time to know u better and also i ur song says”i love lagos” i pray God will continue helping u and your family.

  86. tunde muritala

    always b d boss olamide barons ybnl

  87. Ewatommy Adebayo

    olamide u be baba NLA the must brilliant rapper i love u so much .l love your music badooo the badess guy we da gbadun u

  88. Mercytemmy

    Olamide baddo after him na him d order raper for him God will continue to assist u………..

  89. GANIYU OLANREWAJU HABEEB

    Olamide, i don’t just know where to start from, his my man, i cherish him alot, i want to be like a star like him, Habnny

  90. iyanda promise f.o.k.a

    he is d best admist all artist

  91. akala lacoste ademola

    Lacoste nahim talk say he v die becos olamide

  92. Christian Iyke

    BADOO!! Me don beiieve say na u b baba!! Prime minister of Ybnl!!!.

  93. Frayomighty

    Don’t stop take it….olamide i love u

  94. Frayomighty

    Don’t stop take it…..olamide, eyammayweather, we gbadun u die.

  95. RAPSPECIALE

    Thumbs up Badoo #EYANMAYWEATHER

    1. mheen badoo plenty money boku for ur table dere kip it up it newkesh an up cumin artist any f@#kin single was a east YBNL I BOW FOR U WOSS

  96. patience daniel

    Keep it rolling olamide my boss at the top i wish to see and meet u one day. I LOVE YOU OLAMIDE

  97. Caroline Alphonsus

    I love him…. Olamide I wish to c u, if I can dah would b d greatest thing in my life n I would b d most happiest in d world… I love u lyk a broda…. u r my role model

  98. Shure

    Olamide my guy i like u so much bcos u really inspire me so much KING OF RAPPER ride on

  99. ABDULRAZAK

    i no go forget say BADOO na BABA keep on roking king of rapper am from northern est of nigeria i love OLAMIDE .

    1. Usman

      I love OLAMIDE like my father my My Brother because you are very fine, fresh guy like my Mother. I am your Soon Usman Fagge Kano i am 14 year old. 09021262754

  100. Oladimeji AKA bhallo

    Olamide is my menthol he trains me alot cos am also like him nd i guess am getting to him i love him and ama kip loving him

  101. Obere helen

    Olamide has been my day one ni&&a and he inspires me alot

  102. Obere helen

    #I dnt know wah to say right now like am so speechless. Olamide has been my day one niigga nd he gives me inspiration. In this my life my aim nd dream is just to meet olamide and be friends with him and i pray nd hope that this my dream will surely come to past infact it has already come to past.

  103. Chase

    Always made your mark

  104. bumcy

    Ride on my hero!!!!!!

  105. hepziber boi

    d lord has send us God of music olamide badoo..ybnl king

  106. zeno

    olamide na baba ooo also king of a nation………..Ybnl

  107. Nwabueze sarah

    U are d best

  108. Nwabueze sarah

    U are d best and no one lyk u dat y i lyk u God bless u my luv

  109. john

    Without olamide i would have died…i love u olamide baddoo….ybnl

  110. Ifeyimika

    Olamide is the Best Rapper i eva seen! Love ur music die! Ola rid On! Afta you na you!!

  111. funshine

    olamide is a Senior man and a great ninja rapper after him name him I fall for him die

  112. Beacon west

    Olamide is my boss,I love him right from day one he will ever remain in my minds…YBNL the baddest crew ever………..God bless Olamide and God bless Me Beacon

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