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Olamide Biography | Age | Career | Education | Net Worth

Olamide Adedeji, popularly known as Olamide Baddo or simply as Olamide was born in Bariga Lagos on 15th march 1989. He is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist who records mostly in his his native tongue, Yoruba. 

Olamide Adedeji Age

Olamide Adedeji is 33 years old.

Olamide Adedeji Early Life & Education

He completed his primary and secondary education in Lagos, Nigeria going on to study Mass Communication in Tai Solarin University of Education.

Olamide Adedeji Career

Olamide’s professional music career began in 2010 with the release of his first single,’’Eni Duro’’ under Coded Tunes record label which he was signed to at the time. This song gave him critical acclaim and shot him instantly to the lime light.
In 2011, he released his first album titled ‘’RAPSODI’’ on which he featured several top artists like Wizkid , ID Cabasa, D’banj, 9ice, Reminisce.

In 2012 he released his second album, ‘’YBNL – Yahoo Boy No Laptop’’ produced by Tyrone, Samklef, 2 Kriss, Pheelz and ID Cabasa. It featured 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’’.
In 2013, it was reported that he was signed to DB record label but he took to twitter to debunk the rumours saying that it was too late for any record label to sign him. This was following the birth of his YBNL Nation record label also in 2012.
 He released a third album, ‘’Baddest guy ever liveth’’ in 2013. ‘’Street OT’’ in 2014, ‘’Eyan Mayweather’’2015, “the glory”2016 and ‘’Lagos nawa’’ in 2017.
Since coming into the music scene, Olamide has been nominated for numerous awards including –

2018 The Headies for Best hiphop artiste, Best rap album (the glory), Artiste of the year, Song of the year(WO), Viewer’s choice (Wo).

2016 Nigerian Entertainment Awards for Album of the year (Eyan Mayweather), Rap act of the year

2015 Too Exclusive Awards for Best street hop track, Best hiphop track (local rappers), Mixtape of the year (2 kings), Album of the year

2015 The Headies Awards for Best street hip hop artiste, Artiste of the year, Best Hip hop sing (Shakiti Bobo), Certified banger of the year (shakiti bobo), Video wonder of the year (melo melo), Artiste of the year, Male artiste of the year

2014 Chanel O Music video awards for Most gifted Artiste

2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Best rap act of the year

2014 MTV Africa music awards for Best Hip Hop and Male musician of the year

City People Entertainment Awards for Most popular song of the year, Rap album of the year and World’s best male artist

2013 World’s music awards for World’s best live act, World’s best entertainment of the year and Video of the year.

2013 Nigeria Music Video Awards for Best rap act of the year and Music video of the year, Best rap album and Album of the year.

The Headies 2013 for Artiste of the year, Lyricist on the roll, Song of the year, Best street hip hop artiste, Best rap single.

Nigeria Music Video Awards 2014 for Best Afro hip hop video

2012 The Headies Award for Hip Hop World Revelation of the year, Best rap single and Best rap album

2011 The Headies for Next rated artiste

and has been endorsed  in July 2013 byCiroc, October 2013  by Guinness, November 2013 by Etisalat, and in 2017 by Sterling bank

Olamide Adedeji Personal Life

Olamide had a son in 2016 with his long-time girlfriend cum fiancé Adebukunmi Aisha Suleiman. Their son is named Batrifeori Maximillliano Adedeji born 31st January.

Olamide Adedeji Awards

2016 Nigerian Entertainment Awards  for Album of the year (Eyan Mayweather), Rap act of the year, City people Entertainment Awards, Rap Artist of the year

2015 Headies Awards for  Best street artiste, Artiste of the year, Certified Banger of the year (shakiti bobo), Video wonder of the year (melo melo), Male artiste of the year

2015 Too Exclusive Awards for Best Hip-hop track, Mix tape of the year, Album of the year

2014 Headies Awards for Best Rap Album, Album of the year

2014 Channel O music video Awards  for Most gifted West

2013 Nigeria Music Video Awards  for Best Afro hiphop video

2013 Headies Awards for Best street hop artist, Album of the year, Best rap album

2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Best Indigenous Artist and Best Collabo (Ghost mode ft Phyno)

Olamide Adedeji Net Worth

Olamide has an estimated net worth of up $12 million, He is one of the top 10 richest musicians in Nigeria now.

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