Monday, 15 August 2016

Olamide Full Biography Plus List of Albums & Awards #CAPArtisteoftheweek

Olamide Adedeji, known by his stage name Olamide but popularly called Olamide Baddo, is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist from Bariga, Lagos State. He records mostly in Yoruba, his native tongue.
BornMarch 15, 1989 (age 27), Lagos State, Nigeria


Olamide Badoo [Full Biography]

Olamide Adedeji (born 15 March 1989), popularly known by his stage name Olamide, is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist from Bariga, Lagos State. He records mostly in Yoruba, his native tongue. 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. Olamide has won several music awards, including multiple Nigeria Entertainment Awards and The Headies Awards.
Childhood and musical beginning 
Olamide was born in Bariga, Lagos State. 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 performed at The Hip Hop World Awards.He studied mass communication at Tai Solarin University of Education. In 2011, he released his debut studio album titled Rapsodi.
Music career: 
Olamide’s road to fame is one for the history books, this time some years back he was a regular kid growing up in the Heart of Lagos Mainland; Bariga. Even though Olamide insisted he is still that Bariga boy a lot has changed in his life. He was signed onto ID Cabasa’s Coded Tunez Record label and was managed by Industry’s heavy weight, Toni Payne. Earlier 2012 he left coded tunez and started his own record label ‘YBNL Nation’ where he released two of his three albums.


First Album 2011: Rapsodi



Olamide’s debut album, Rapsodi, was released in 2011. 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, ID Cabasa, 9ice, Reminisce and D’banj.


2012: YBNL
Olamide’s second studio album, YBNL, was released in November 2012. The album’s production was handled by Tyrone, 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”.
 2013: Baddest Guy Ever LivethBaddest Guy Ever Liveth
Baddest Guy Ever LivethBaddest Guy Ever Liveth (stylized as BGEL) is the third studio album by Nigerian hip hop recording artist Olamide. It was released throughYBNL Nation on November 7, 2013.
Improbable record deal with DB records
In May 2013, it was reported that Olamide signed a record deal with DB Records. Olamide took to twitter to debunk the reports.In an interview with Toolz on NdaniTV’s The Juice, he said that it is too late for anyone to sign him.
2014: Street OT 

Street OT is the fourth studio album by Nigerian rapper Olamide. It was released on November 14, 2014 through YBNL Nation. The album is a follow up to his 2013 Baddest Guy Ever Liveth album.
2015: Eyan Mayweather
 Eyan Mayweather was released in Nov 23, 2015. ... Olamide dishes out new track OG Waheedee off his recent trending Eyan Mayweather latest album
Shakitibobo became a street anthem few days of drop even up till this moment the hit is still trending like water.
Endorsements

On 17 July 2013, Olamide became the first Nigerian to sign an endorsement deal with Cîroc. On 24 October 2013, he signed a multi-million Naira deal with Guinness. In November 2013, he became an ambassador for Etisalat alongside Ice Prince.

Awards and nominations
List of awards and nominations received by Olamide
2013 Hip Hop Awards World (The Headies) Song of the Year Durosoke Nominated Artiste of the Year Nominated Lyricist on the roll Voice Of The Streets Nominated Best Rap Album YBNL Won  Best Rap Single “Durosoke” Won Best Street Hip-Hop Artiste Won
Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Album of the Year YBNL Nominated Best Rap Artiste Nominated Music Video of the Year “Voice Of The Street” Nominated Best Indigenous Artiste Nominated
2012 Hip Hop World Awards (The Headies) Hip Hop World Revelation Of The Year Nominated Best Rap Single “Young Erikina” Nominated Best Rap Album Rapsodi Nominated Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Music Video of the Year “Eni Duro”Won 


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