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Olamide Adedeji, popularly known as Olamide, is a Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter. He was born on March 15, 1989, in Bariga, Lagos State, Nigeria.
Olamide started his music career in 2010 with the release of his debut single, "Eni Duro," which became an instant hit in Nigeria. He followed up with the release of his debut album, "Rapsodi," in 2011, which featured hit singles such as "Omo To Shan" and "First of All."
Olamide's unique style of music, which blends Yoruba language with English, has earned him a massive following in Nigeria and across Africa. He has since released several other albums, including "YBNL" in 2012, "Baddest Guy Ever Liveth" in 2013, and "Eyan Mayweather" in 2015.
Olamide is known for collaborating with other top Nigerian artists, including Phyno, Wizkid, and Davido. He has also won several awards, including Best Rap Album and Album of the Year at the 2013 and 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, respectively.
In addition to his music career, Olamide is also a successful businessman. He launched his own record label, YBNL Nation, in 2012, which has produced several successful artists such as Lil Kesh and Adekunle Gold. He has also endorsed several brands, including Guinness Nigeria and Ciroc Nigeria.
Olamide is widely regarded as one of the most influential Nigerian musicians of his generation. His music has inspired a new generation of Nigerian artists and has helped to popularize the Nigerian hip hop scene.