Olamide’s Biography and Net Worth
Olamide was born on March 15, 1989 in Bariga, Lagos, Nigeria, and he has two other siblings. After completing his primary and education in Lagos, he proceeded to Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State to study Mass Communication.
Olamide took to his music career in 2000, after discovering his talent in music. He released his first single ‘Eni Duro’ under the coded Tunes label and was managed by Toni Payne. Olamide later performed at the hip-hop world awards ceremony that very same year.
Baddo Sneh started with ID Cabasa’s Coded Tunes record label headed by Toni Payne where he did his first studio album. He left in 2012 to start out his own record label.
He has released several studio albums, 35 singles, and a collaborative album. Below is detailed information about his albums and their singles.
Olamide First Studio Album (Rapsodi)
Rapsodi is Olamide’s debut studio album. it had been released in 2011 under the Coded Tunes record label featuring guest appearances from Pheelz, 9ice, D’banj, Wizkid, Reminisce, and lots of more. Rapsodi may be a hip-hop album performed in Yoruba language with 16 songs on the track list.
Second studio Album (YBNL)
Olamide released his second studio album titled Yahoo Boy No Laptop (YBNL), on November 12, 2012. Several artists made guest appearances on the album including Kay Switch, Kidakudz, Davido, Tiwa Savage, and Buckwlya.
The producers are Pheelz, Samklef, 2kris, Tyrone and ID Cabasa. It had four singles – Ilefo Illuminati (2011), First of All (2012), Stupid Love (2012), Voice of the street (2012), and so on. All of which gained massive airplay and became street anthem
The lyrics of the album focuses on his love for God and therefore the streets that raised him. The album received 2 awards from The Headies 2013 for the Best Rap Album and Album of the Year.
Olamide Third Studio Album (Baddest Guy Ever Liveth)
Baddo Sneh released his third studio album titled Baddest Guy Ever Liveth on Nov. 7, 2013 under the YBNL Nation record label. He was the Chief Producer of the album with Pheelz, Buckwyla, Ketchup, and Pepenazi as Guest artists.
it’s a hip-hop album recorded in Yoruba Language.
The album singles are Durosoke (2013), happen (2013), Yemi, My Lover (2013), Eleda Mi o (2014). it had been awarded the simplest Rap Album and Album of the Year from Headies, 2014, and therefore the Best Album of the Year from Nigeria Entertainments Awards also in 2014.
Olamide Fourth Studio Album (Street OT)
Street OT, Olamide’s fourth studio album was released on Nov. 14, 2014, under his label, YBNL Nation. Street OT was a follow-up on his previous albums, as he decided to always produce an album per annum.
Lil Kesh, Chinko Ekun, Pasuma, Don Jazzy, Reminisce, and Phyno made guest appearances within the album. The album focuses on showing his love for the streets. This album is a mixture of hip-hop, rap, and afrobeat. This time, the album was through with English, Yoruba and Igbo language. it won the album of the year within the Headies 2015.
Olamide Fifth Studio Album (Eyan Mayweather)
Eyan Mayweather, Olamide’s fifth studio album was released on Nov 23, 2015. it had been released through YBNL Nation with studio production from Pheelz, B-Banks, ID Cabasa, and Young John. it’s four singles: Bobo (2015), Matters Arising (2015), Lagos Boys (2015), and Melo Melo (2015).
In the following years, he released two other albums – The Glory (2016), and Lagos Nawa (2017).
Olamide And Phyno Collaborative Studio Album (2Kings)
Also, in 2015, he did a collaborative studio album with Phyno under Penthouse Music and YBNL Nation. The album featured Wizkid, Lil Kesh, and Storm Rex. The album producers are Pheelz, Major Bangz and B-Banks. it had been a hip-hop song, having two singles Une (2015), and ensure Ni (2015).
Yahoo Boy No Laptop (YBNL) Nation Label is an independent record label founded in 2012 by Olamide Adedeji. The name may be a slang pertaining to young boy making money with no illegal dealings. Currently, it’s signed many artistes: Lil Kesh, Chinko Ekun, Adekunle Gold, D J Enimoney, Picazo, Temmi Ovwasa and lots of more. While the likes of Adekunle Gold, Lil Kesh have left, some are still under the label.
In 2016, it won the record label of the year within the City People Entertainment Award.
Other Business Deals
Olamide’s musical success has availed him numerous opportunities to be endorsed as a brand ambassador to some top companies. a number of these brands are Hennessy, Globacom, Etisalat, and lots more.
For instance, he became the primary Nigerian rapper to sign an endorsement Ciroc Ultra Premium Vodka, an alcoholic drink. He joined international stars like Rick Ross, Ray Jay, French Montana et al. as an envoy for the brand in 2013.
In 2017, he became the primary brand ambassador for Sterling Bank, thereby becoming the second celebrity in music to be officially endorsed into the banking sector, after Ice Prince.
Also, Olamide became the brand ambassador for the Goldberg lager in April 2019, joining Odunlade Adekola, a Nigerian Star within the film industry .
Olamide Personal Life And Girlfriend
Olamide has been during a relationship with Adebunkunmi Aisha Suleiman long before he rose to stardom within the music industry. He proposed to her in March 2018 and that they have a son Batifeori Maximilliano Adedeji born in 2015.
Olamide Awards And Recognition
- Best Indigenous Artist, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2013
- Male Artiste of the Year, Too Xclusive Awards, 2015
- Artiste of the Year, Too Xclusive Awards, 2015
- Artist of the Year, The Headies, 2015
- Street-hop Artiste, The Headies, 2015
- Rap Artist of the Year, City People Entertainment Awards, 2015
- Rap Act of the Year, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2016
- For his Music Works
- Best Album of the Year, ‘YBNL’ Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2013
- The Best Collabo of the Year, ‘Ghost Mode Phyno featuring Olamide’, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2013
- Best Rap Album and Album of the Year, YBNL, The Headies, 2013
- The Best Afro Hip-hop Video Durosoke Nigeria Music Video Awards, 2013
- Best Street Hip-hop Artiste, Durosoke, The Headies, 2013
- Most Gifted West ‘Turn Up’ Channel O Music Video Awards, 2014
- Album of the Year, ‘Baddest Guy Ever Liveth’ The Headies, 2014
- Best Rap Album, ‘Baddest Guy Ever Liveth’ The Headies, 2014
- Mixtape of the Year, ‘2Kings’, Olamide and Phyno, Too xclusive Awards, 2015
- Best Hip-hop Track ‘Local Rapper’ Reminisce featuring Olamide & Phyno, Too Xclusive Awards, 2015
- Video Wonder of the Year, ‘Melo Melo’ Too Xclusive Awards, 2015
- Certified Banger of the Year ‘Shakiti Bobo’ Too Xclusive Awards, 2015
- Album of the Year ‘Eyan Mayweather’ Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2016
According to wealth result, He is currently worth an estimated $12 million which is not bad at all. His money is made basically from his music career where he charges an average of N4 million per show of which he attends weekly. He also makes money from his work as an ambassador for different brands including; Ciroc, Guinness, Glo, and Sterling Bank.
As with top celebrities in Nigeria, Olamide doesn’t disappoint when it comes to the brand of cars he owns. He has got a few luxurious cars with which he cruises town. Apart from his expensive cars, he also owns a good number of landed properties or houses in the vibrant city of Lagos. He has a home in Lekki Phase 1, one of the most expensive locations in Lagos State.
Olamide didn’t rise to stardom on a platter of Gold, he earned it through hard work, dedication and commitment.
Olamide rode the trail he knew best and got better at it. he’s one among the few Nigerian hip-hop artists who sing and rap in Yoruba.
Olamide keeps his fans entertained by releasing music yearly and he has done this successfully since 2011.
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