Lyta Biography (Career, Record Deal, Net Worth)

Lyta Biography

Here is the fact you need to know about Lyta, his biography, career, age and his exit in his former record label YBNL and his new record label.

Early Life & Career

Opeyemi Babatunde Rahim, popularly known as Lyta (4 July 1998) is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is a native of kwara state but grew up in Ajegunle and was a member of “ile kewu” where he started his music career at his local mosque.

His record deal with YBNL Nation was publicly announced on 3 February 2018. Lyta released single with YBNL Nation, titled “Time”, features vocals by Olamide and was released on 14 February 2018 which was his breakthrough.

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Lyta left YBNL Nation in 2019 due to contractual and personal issues. After exiting YBNL, he signed with Doro Musik Gang and released the Killer Tunes-produced track “Monalisa” on 12 July 2019. The visuals for “Monalisa”, which was directed by Director K, amassed over 500,000 views within a month after its release.

Davido reached out to Lyta after few weeks release of Monalisa about recording official remix with him. Davido and Lyta flew to Dakar for the remix and video shoot. The remix of “Monalisa” was released on 30 August 2019. The remix video was also directed by Director K. Lyta gained exposure following his collaboration with Davido on the remix.

Lyta released the Afrobeat track “Worry” on 6 December 2019; it was produced by Killer Tunes. The visuals for “Worry” was shot and directed by Simplicity Visual Studios in London.

On the 11 of August 2020, Naira Marley announced publicly on his Instagram page welcoming Lyta to the record label.

Naira Marley sign lyta

Lyta Exit YBNL

Lyta’s exit from YBNL surfaced after Olamide unfollowed him on Instagram. In May 2019, Lyta confirmed his exit from YNBL Nation on Naijaloaded TV. He said although he was paid between 50,000 and 80,000 for shows, he never had a written contract with the label. Olamide issued a statement to Guardian Life, saying YBNL has a promotion calendar that Lyta refused to follow.


Id (2019)


Monalisa (2018)

Mama (2019)

Time featuring Olamide

Self Made

Do you

Pure water


Monalisa remix featuring Davido


That Same Boy (Limerick featuring Lyta)

Aje Remix (Jaywon featuring Barry Jhay and Lyta)

Okay (TooClasiq featuring Lyta)

Loke Loke (Lol featuring Lyta)

Be Happy (Package AOC featuring Oritse Femi, Zamorra and Lyta)

Ori (Dexter Miles featuring Lyta)

Social Media Handles

Instagram: Official_lyta

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