Olamide Adedeji popularly known as Olamide Baddo, PepperSneh, and Young Erikina, among other names, is a Nigerian hip-hop recording artist. He is recognized as the Voice of the Street by many. Olamide owns the popular YBNL record label and has signed or helped many artists in the past, including Fireboy DML, who joined the label in 2019, and Asake.
He got into the limelight in 2Codedtunes, Codedtunes owned by the Popular Bariga Producer ID Cabasa.
Early Life and Education
- Olamide was born on the 15th of March 1989 in Bariga, Lagos State
- He studied at Tai Solarin University of Education.
- According to the Rapper, as he revealed in one of his songs titled 1999, He started hustling after incidents that happened within the family as Dad almost being killed by Armed Robbers.
- In 2000, He decided to pursue his musical career after discovering he was gifted in the ART
- He was signed to Codedtunes record and released his Debut Album titled Rapsodi in 2011, The lead single featuring StarBoy Wizkid charted on several radio stations in Lagos and across Nigeria. The Album led to a lot of collaboration with Big Stars at that time; Dbanj, Reminisce, and 9ice which also belonged to Codedtunes.
- He left Codedtunes and launched YBNL in 2012. This breakthrough appeared as a surprise and shock to many people who didn’t believe Baddo was destined for greatness.
- Ever since, his breakthrough, Olamide has made sure He releases one Album every year, He has also brought a lot of upcoming artists to light, the likes of Lil Kesh, Adekunle Gold, Vector, Davolee, Chinko Ekun among others.
- Olamide has always made it known that He is the best Rapper Nevertheless he is not in the industry for competition, Fights, or whatever, He is here to make money. BILLION TALKS!!!
- Olamide made sure He wasn’t the only successful one in his family, He took his brother along, Dj Enimoney
- Baddest Guy Ever Liveth (2013)
- Street OT (2014)
- Eyan Mayweather (2015)
- 2 Kings (with Phyno) (2015)
- The Glory (2016)
- Lagos Nawa (2017)
- YBNL Mafia Family (2018)
- 999 (EP) (2020)
- Carpe Diem (2020)
- UY Scuti (2021)
- Unruly (2023)
Olamide Awards and Nomination
Olamide has many awards and nominations. The most recent include
- Won Artiste of the Year and Best Pop Single at the 2015 Headies.
- Won Rap artist of the year at City People Entertainment Awards 2016
- Won Album of the Year and Rap Act of the Year at Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEAs) 2016
There are many more of these awards.
- Olamide is a very humble and secretive person. aside music, He has a lot of investments, which he stylishly takes about in his song MVP.
- According to Forbes, He is said to be worth about 14 million Dollars.
Olamide Social Media
TWITTER Olamide Adedeji
YOUTUBE Olamide BaddoSneh