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 AwardsChannel 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 DynastyDonJazzy, 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.



About Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez

Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez is an International Award Winner, Published Author & Poet, Broadcast Journalist, MC and Youth Empowerment Consultant . He is also The CEO of AFRICA4U and The Founder of Africans in The Diaspora People also see him as a Cultural and Social entrepreneur, which means he is skilled in working with many different communities, bringing people together in successful focused events. Tony has organised many cultural events …involving both BME and mainstream communities. He is skilled in hosting events that reinforce community cohesion and bringing different kinds of people together. He has organised events in The UK, The U.S.A, Holland, Germany, Romania, Malta and Nigeria and has visited over 22 European Countries. Tony has also organised The Black History Month Celebrations at The UK House of Parliament for over five years in a row He continues to promote the true life and success stories of Africans in Europe and Africans around the world and has organised several small scale literary and awards initiatives aimed at empowering young people. He has also spent time as an International broadcaster and was The Producer and Presenter for AFRICA4U International Radio Talk Show at Reading4u Radio Station for nearly three years. Tony has interviewed high profile Members of Parliament, Distinguished celebrities and some of Africas best musicians including Ivonne Chaka Chaka and Kanda Bongoman. He has also been a guest on BBC Radio on numerous occasions to discuss the community cohesion events he organises at UK House of Parliament and also to recite some of his published work in memory of Nelson Mandela, 50 Years Anniversary of The race relations act and major community issues. Tony has also a Guest on popular Radio stations in Nigeria and The States In the last few years he has been very passionate about Youth empowerment, community cohesion and cultural intelligence. Tony was born in South London and has lived in several parts of England and Nigeria . He started writing at the tender age of nine, a habit he expressed with creative enthusiasm. Tony writes Poetry, short stories and proverbs on personal development. He is currently working on his 4th book which will also be his first novel. He is also into Public Speaking at Special events and Social functions and is a Mentor for young people in the UK Community. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at The University of Lagos, Nigeria in English and World Literature. He later went on to attain a teaching qualification at The Frances King International Training Institute, South Kensington London, it was here he studied Teaching English as a Foreign Language. He also studied Web Design at The City University in London. He published his first book in June 1999 called “The Beauty in the Dark” (A Collection of Poetry which received critical acclamation in many circles around the world). .Tony’s aim in life is to inspire the young generation and to encourage the youth to make the very best of their dreams and aspirations,. He published a 2nd book in June 2009 called ” The Sound of Running Water” – A Family gift book of proverbs and quotations on Personal Development and Positive Thinking . In December 2009, he published his 3rd book called “One Moment of Peace”.- A collection of Poetry inspired by personal experiences and spiritual growth. Besides the fact that the Artist has won International online awards, he is mostly inspired by Life experience, love, music and cultural awareness. He was Resident Poet at the 5th London Poetry Festival in 2009 and has been a guest on BBC Radio on very many occassions including The famous Anne Diamond Show. He has also been a guest on a few SKY TV stations and several International Radio Stations around The World
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