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.

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.

153 thoughts on “Olamide Biography: Things You Didn’t Know about Him”

  1. Baddo God will surely continue to bless you abundantly sir in happiness and good health God will never leave ur side please help me am an upcoming artists sir here is my number 08137498281 and Facebook username mhizcute mandyparry olamide thanks sir

  2. olamide baddo, YBNL, young erikina, baddest guy ever liveth, i like your song and anytime i listen to it, it usually make sense, so keep it up guy

  3. Baddest guy ever liveth i luv ur songs em am upcoming artist nd i need help reaching my goals u’re my mentor nd i want 2 be lyk u. P.rax 4rm portharcourt.

  4. Baddest guy ever liveth i luv ur songs em am upcoming artist nd i need help reaching my goals u’re my mentor nd i want 2 be lyk u. P.rax 4rm portharcourt.

  5. olamide badoo is my number one super star, a hero, a motivator and a guy with moves, may god bless you and ur hand work, more grace to ur elbows. love you, your songs, your swagalious steps and ur focus.

  6. Bros pls i need your help,am a musician i have the talent of singing ,sir i need ur help,this is my number 07066561180 pls call me sir.IT SHALL BE WELL WITH YOU,PLS CALL ME SIR I NEED YOUR HELP PLS SIR

    • Weldon my dear brother, I just pray you get close to God, I came online for the very 1st time at about 5a.m to read about you, I listen and like your songs even as a child of God. I heard your name while sleeping, like Olamide Deji Alaba….knowing Jesus is the best way to enjoy you talent eternally…God bless you and your family sir…

  7. 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)

    • My boss Badoo I sight you I always fill all ur song make i no lie u be my mentor,boss na ur step i dey follow but i know say we go meet one day.too much love for u boss ??????

  8. 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

  9. 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.

    • 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 ,

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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.

    • 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

  14. 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

  15. 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”

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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.

  19. 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

  20. #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.

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