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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 Bariga, Lagos State.[1] He records mostly in Yoruba, his native tongue. In 2011, he released his debut studio album Rapsodi while signed to Coded Tunes. YBNL, his follow-up album, was released under his label imprint YBNL Nation . The album was supported by the singles "First of All", "Voice of the Street", "Stupid Love", and "Ilefo Illuminati". On 7 November 2013, he released his third studio album Baddest Guy Ever Liveth . The album's singles include "Durosoke" and "Yemi My Lover". On 17 July 2013, Olamide became the first Nigerian to sign an endorsement deal with Cîroc. [2] Olamide has been nominated and won several music awards, including multiple Nigeria Entertainment Awards and The Headies Awards .

Background information
Birth name Olamide Adedeji
15 March 1989 (age 28)
Bariga, Lagos State, Nigeria
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter • rapper
Years active 2011–present
Labels YBNL Nation
Associated acts
Phyno • Pheelz• Lil Kesh •
D'Banj • Wizkid • Davido•
Wale • Reminisce

Childhood and musical beginning
Olamide was born in Bariga , Lagos State. In 2000, he decided to pursue a career in music. When asked why music, he said: "I found out I was gifted in it so I had to explore it, it's my life, my hustle, my world". In 2010, Olamide performed at The Hip Hop World Awards. [1] He studied at Tai Solarin University of Education. In 2011, he released his debut studio album titled Rapsodi .

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