Super star OLAMIDE Badoo will be my guest on WHATS UP NAIJA, African Heritage Radio in Germany 23-11-17 and its CONFIRMED
Olamide Adedeji born 15 March 1989, known by his stage name Olamide but popularly called Olamide Baddo, is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist from Ijebu-ode, Ogun State. He records mostly in Yoruba, his native tongue. In 2011, he released his debut studio album Rapsodi while signed to Coded Tunes. Four solo albums have been released by him since that time, under his self-owned YBNL record Label, and another collaborative album alongside Phyno, who also raps predominantly in his mother-tongue, Igbo.
On 17 July 2013, Olamide secured an endorsement deal with Ciroc, becoming the first ever Nigerian to do so. The list of awards he has received in acknowlegement of his immense talent and hardwork include multiple Nigeria Entertainment Awards, TooXclusive Awards, Channel O Music Awards and The Headies Awards.
Born in Bariga, Lagos state, Olamide began actively pursuing music in the year 2000 when he was only 14. According to him; “I found out I was gifted in it so I had to explore it, it’s my life, my hustle, my world”. He studied at the Tai Solarin College of Education and upon graduation concentrated solely on making music.
Signed on to ID Cabasa’s Coded Tunes record label, and managed by ex-wife of artiste, 9ice, Olamide released his first album in 2011, with the hit single Eniduro drawing massive attention to the rapper’s flow, synonymous to DaGrin’s, majorly for the language in which it was presented, Yoruba.
Olamide’s debut offering led to collaborations with numerous artists, including Wizkid, ID Cabasa, 9ice, Reminisce and D’banj. After that time, he released YBNL in 2012, the album named after his record label, Baddest Guy Ever Liveth in 2013, Street OT in 2014, and Eyan Mayweather in 2015. Olamide also did a collaborative album, 2 Kings with Phyno in 2015.
At the turn of the year 2016, Olamide famously had an exchange with Boss of The Supreme Mavin Dynasty, DonJazzy, on the stage of the Headies awards which went viral and split the fanbase of both artistes. The both of them later had the beef settled for them by Aliko Dangote after the artiste had gone on a long, unbridled rant on twitter
Baddo Sneh as he calls himself, has never been married but has two children with his long-time girlfrield Adebukunmi Suleiman to whom he might never get married, according to the rapper in August, 2015.