Olamide Adedeji popularly known as (Olamide Baddo) is a Nigerian Hip hop singer and songwriter born on 15th March 1989 at Bariga, Lagos state Nigeria. He attended his elementary and secondary education in Lagos. The Super star later graduated from Tai Solarin University where he studied mass communication as a part time student. He later decided to pursue a career in music, when asked why music. He said: “I found out I was gifted in it.
He was signed by ID Cabasa’s coded tunez record label and was managed by industry heavy weight, Toni Payne, he release his first album in 2011 under coded tunez with 16 tracks comprises of the hit track tited “Eni Duro” the super star left coded tunez in earlier 2012. Later in November 2012, Olamide drop his second album titled “YBNL” under his own imprint YBNL Nation the album production was handled by Tyrone, Samklef, Pheelz, 2 kriss and ID cabasa. He was known as “King of the West” the way he blend his Rap with yoruba in his music.
The album was supported by the singles “First of all”, “Voice of the street”, “stupid love” and “illefo illuminati” the hit songs gain massive airplay and boosted the super star career.
On 7th Novmber 2013, he released his third studio album “Baddest Guy Ever Liveth” which included hit songs like Durosoke and Yemi my lover. The album later followed by “Street OT”, “2 Kings”, “Eyan Mayweather” and “the Glory”
On 17th July 2013 the super star signed an endorsement deal with Ciroc making him the first Nigeria to bang endorsement deal with them.
On October same year he signed a multi-million naira deal with Guinness Nigeria which followed by 50 Million Naira Etisalat Endorsement deal making him the ambassador of Nigeria Telecom Gaint alongside Ice prince. In 2015 he signed a multi-million naira endorsement deal with Sure Bet, Recently in 2017 he became an ambassador of sterling Bank Plc.
Based on his business ventures, endorsement deal and album sales Olamide Net worth stands at ₦ 950 Million
The superstar was nominated for various Nigerian and international awards countless times, and he won a lot of these nominations. His victories include Artiste of the Year, Album of the Year, Mixtape of the Year, Best Hip Hop Artiste, Best Rap Act of the Year, Most Popular Song of the Year, Music Video of the Year, Best Rap Album, and many, many others. Perhaps the music awards ceremony that loves Olamide the most is The Headies because they nominate him in multiple categories every year. You can see the full list of Olamide Headies Award and his other awards on his Wikipedia page