Biography And Net Worth of Olamide

 

Olamide Adedeji (born 15 March 1989), known by his stage name Olamide but popularly called Olamide Baddo or Baddo Sneh, is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist. He records and performs mostly in Yoruba, his native tongue.

After his elementary and secondary education, Olamide studied at Tai Solarin University of Education.

 

Music career

Olamide performing at the first edition of his OLIC concert.

 

 

 

 

Olamide’s Early Life And Musical Beginning

In 2000, he decided to pursue a career in music. When asked why music, he said: “I found out I was gifted in it so I had to explore it, it’s my life, my hustle, my world”.

 

In 2010, Olamide released ‘Eni Duro’ under the Coded

And the same year, Olamide performed at The Hip Hop World Awards

 

Tunes record label which he was signed unto at the time. The song received wide APPROVAL and instantly brought Olamide to limelight.

 

In 2011, he released his debut studio album Rapsodi while signed to Coded Tunes. YBNL, his follow-up album, was released under his label imprint YBNL Nation. The album was supported by the singles “First of All”, “Voice of the Street”, “Stupid Love”, and “Ilefo Illuminati”.

On 7 November 2013, he released his third studio album Baddest Guy Ever Liveth. The album’s singles include “Durosoke” and “Yemi My Lover”. On 17 July 2013, Olamide became the first Nigerian to sign an endorsement deal with Cîroc.

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Olamide has been nominated and won several music awards, including multiple Nigeria Entertainment Awards and The Headies Awards.

Also, in 2011,Olamide’s debut album, Rapsodi, was released. The album’s lead single “Eni Duro” charted on several radio stations in Lagos.

Olamide’s debut offering led to collaborations with numerous artists,including Wizkid,SAMJAY1805IDCabasa, 9ice, Reminisce and D’banj.

 

As at 2012, he left Coded Tunes and started his own record label YBNL Nation. Olamide has more than 120 songs to his name since the inception of his career.

 

In 2012, Olamide released his second studio album, YBNL. The album’s production was handled by Tyrone (producer), Samklef, 2 Kriss, Pheelz and ID Cabasa. 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 singles “Ilefo Illuminati”, “First of All”, “Stupid Love” and “Voice of the Street”.

Olamide’s Awards

Olamide has many awards to his credits. They are tabulated below as follow:

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Year Event Prize Recipient Result Ref
2018 The Headies
2016 Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEAs) Album of the Year Eyan Mayweather Won
Rap Act of the Year Himself Won
2015 City People Entertainment Awards Rap Artist of the Year Himself Won
The Headies 2015 Best Street-Hop Artiste Won
Artiste of The Year Won
TooXclusive Awards 2015 Certified Banger of The Year Shakiti Bobo Won
Video Wonder of The Year Melo Melo Won
Artiste of The Year Himself Won
Male Artiste of The Year Himself Won
Best Hip-Hop Track ‘Local Rappers’

(Reminisce featuring Olamide & Phyno)

Won
Mixtape of The Year ‘2 Kings’

(Olamide & Phyno)

Won
Album of The Year Street OT Won
2014 The Headies 2014
Best Rap Album Baddest Guy Ever Liveth Won
Album of the Year Won
2014 Channel O Music Video Awards Most Gifted West “Turn Up” Won
 

 

2013

 

 

Hop Video

 

 

Won

The Headies 2013
Best Street Hip-Hop Artiste Won
Best Rap Album YBNL Won
Album of the Year Won
 

 

 

 

 

 

2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards

Best Album of the Year Won
Best Indigenous Artiste Himself Won
Best Collabo “Ghost Mode”
(Phyno featuring Olamide)
Won

 

 

 

Olamide’s Net Worth:

This young talented hip-hop, song writer and Rapper has a net worth of over $4 million dollars. This however aside his assets like flashy cars and mansions to his name.

 

 

 

 

Updated: September 16, 2018 — 6:17 pm

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