About Olamide, Biograohy, Music career, Albums, Awards and Net Worth

Olamide is one of Nigeria’s most loved musician. He’s a talented street rapper, singer and also a song writer.
Olamide is best known for helping young, talented and vibrant new acts to his record label (YBNL) and this has contributed a lot to the Nigeria Music industry.


Olamide Biography

Olamide was born in Bariga, Lagos State on the 15th of March, 1989. 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 Tunes record label which he was signed unto at the time. The song received nationwide critical acclaim and instantly shot Olamide to limelight. In 2010, Olamide performed at The Hip Hop World Awards.

He studied at Tai Solarin University of Education. In 2011, he released his debut studio album titled Rapsodi.

Olamide Music career

Olamide was signed to Coded Tunes record label owned by ID Cabasa and managed by Toni Payne. In 2012, he left Coded Tunes and started his own record label YBNL Nation.

Olamide Albums

Olamide is popular for dropping an album at the end of every year, below are his album since 2011.

  • Rapsodi (2011)
  • YBNL (2012)
  • Baddest Guy Ever Liveth (2013)
  • Street OT (2014)
  • Eyan Mayweather (2015)
  • The Glory (2016)
  • Lagos Nawa (2017)
  • Ghetto Bred EP (2018)

Olamide Awards

Below are the lists of Olamide’s award and the year he won them

2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards as Best Indigenous Artiste, Music Video of the Year (Voice of the Street) and also Best Collabo (Ghost Mode)
The Headies 2013 as Lyricist on the Roll, Best Rap Album (YBNL) and Song of the Year (Durosoke)

2014 Channel O Music Video Awards as  Most Gifted West (Turn Up)

The Headies 2014 as Album of the Year and Best rap album (Baddest Guy Ever Liveth)
The Headies 2015 as Best Street-Hop Artiste and Artiste of the year

Olamide Net Worth

Olamide net worth is estimated to be $7.5 million dollar this year 2019.