About Olamide

Olamide Gbenga Adedeji (born March 15, 1989), better known by his stage name Olamide, is a Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter, and record executive. He is one of the most influential artists in Africa, and has been instrumental to the launching of the careers of several Afrobeats music stars. He records in Yoruba and English.

Olamide was born in Bariga, Lagos State, Nigeria. He is the second of Pa Adedeji's three children with Ronke Osisanya Adedeji, his second wife. TemmyGold and Eniola Olamilekan are Olamide's two siblings (who is also known as DJ Enimoney). Olamide started his career when he released the debut single, "Eni Duro," in 2010. In the same year, he performed at The Hip Hop World Awards. He studied mass communication at Tai Solarin University but dropped out due to financial problems.


Bariga, Lagos State, Nigeria



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YBNL Nation

Date of birth