Tuesday, 29 April 2014
Must Read--- Things You Need To Know About Olamide
Also Known As: Olamide a.ka Badoo
Height: 5feet 9inches
In a relationship with: Aishat Suleiman
Hometown: Ijebu, Ogun state
Fun fact: As a child he wanted to be a footballer
Best Quote: “Music is all I know, music is all I do
Omo to Shan
Bend down low
Yemi my lover
Born Olamide Adeniyi on the 15th of March 1989 is a Nigerian rapper whose lyrics are majorly in his native tongue; Yoruba. He grew up in Bariga, Lagos with 6 older siblings. Olamide was a part time student of mass communication at the Tai Solarin University. He broke into the Nigerian music industry with his hit track ‘Eni duro’.
Best known for: Olamide made it big as he recently signed with luxury vodka Ciroc, making him their first Nigerian ambassador placing him amongst other Ciroc representatives like Rick Ross and French Montana. Olamide is also one of telecoms giant, Etisalat first brand ambassadors.
He mentioned American rapper Jay-Z as one of him major influences in rap. He owes a lot of gratitude to his producer ID Cabasa. Olamide’s talent was recognized by D’banj who wanted to sign him on his record label.
Personal life: Olamide had pet dogs, a child and is still with his longtime girlfriend Aishat Suleiman. His name definitely speaks for itself as it means ‘My wealth has arrived’, and indeed it has for him.