Olamide Adedeji is a Nigerian entertainer, song writer and singer. Here you’ll discover interesting details facts about him, including information regarding his net worth, houses, cars, wife, and children.
Some people call him Olamide; others prefer to call him Olamide Baddo or BaddoSneh. All of the aforementioned names are valid, depending on your preference.
The rapper is popularly known for his ability to sing and rap fluently in his native language, Yoruba. Regardless of the fact that Yoruba is just one in over 400 languages in Nigeria, Olamide continues to garner fans from every nook and cranny of the federation.
Even people who do not understand a word he says in his songs still enjoy listening to him.
Biography and musical career
Olamide was born in Bariga, Lagos State, on 15 March 1989; he has so far spent almost his entire life in Lagos.
Baddosneh, in his own words, began his musical career in the early parts of 2000 after he realized he was talented at it.
The Yoruba rapper released his debut album in 2011, while signed up with Coded Tunes. After his first album, he didn’t waste any time before releasing a second titled YBNL.
His 2nd album which was released in 2012, a year after his first, also marked the launch of his record label YBNL Nation.
His bold step ended up paying big time, as his record label continue to wax stronger and better. YBLN nation boasts a crop of talents like Lil Kesh, Chinko Ekun, Adekunle Gold, among others.
Olamide Age & Real name
As noted earlier his real name really is Olamide Adedeji, although he only goes by his first name on stage. Also noted earler is the fact that he was born on 15 March 1989, which means he became 29 years old as of March 2018.
The talented rapper, ever since his emergence, has been one of the most consisted in the Nigerian music industry.
Olamide’s Albums so far include:
- Rapsodi (2011)
- YBNL (2012)
- Baddest Guy Ever Liveth (2013)
- Street OT (2014)
- Eyan Mayweather (2015)
- The Glory (2016)
- Lagos Nawa (2017)
In addition to the studio albums listed above, he did a compilation album with Phyno in 2015 titled 2 Kings.
Olamide also has a collection of several singles to his name.
Someone once asked me: it that “Olamide releases a song every week?”
It’s not off mark to think so, considering the number of albums and tracks he has racked up within his short sting in the Nigerian music scene.
Rhapsodi, which was his debut album was released in 2011 and contained a total of 16 songs:
- I’m Going In (featuring Pheelz)
- Apa Ti Jabo (featuring i.D Cabasa)
- Emi Lo Mi (featuring 2Phat)
- Eni Duro
- Responsibility (featuring Adol)
- Jara On Top (featuring Ab1)
- Woman (featuring Jumoke)
- Kelegbe (featuring Lord of Ajasa)
- Dirty Rock (featuring B-Rank)
- Soundtrack of My Life (featuring Soul Joe)
- Lift Him High (featuring I.D Cabasa)
- Legendary Hustlers (featuring 9ice and Reminisce)
- Omo Toh Shan (featuring Wizkid)
- Fori Fori
- Boys Are Not Smiling (featuring Terry Da Rapman)
After Rhapsody, he has gone on to release several other songs.
Read also: list of all Olamide’s album and songs.
Olamide’s family (Wife & Children)
The rapper isn’t married; however, he has a girlfriend with whom he has a son called Batifeori Maximilliano Adedeji.
Olamide’s girlfriend, Aisha Suleiman, is beloved to have been dating him even before he became a superstar. The pair sometimes share pictures of themselves together via their Instagram handles.
The rapper appears to be in so much love with hi son, as he always shares pictures of them together.
Olamide’s phone number and contact
You can contact Olamide by visiting any of his social handles and pinging him a message. You can also connect with him by calling 08186360343. The line is strictly for bookings.
Success story and other achievements
Olamide has without doubt done so much for the Nigerian music industry. He has so far been able to promote a musical niche that wasn’t widely embraced in the industry.
Baddo’s fluency in Yoruba has earned him a well-deserved popularity in Lagos and across Nigeria.
Every year, Olamide’s net worth keeps getting bigger and better. He is currently estimated to worth $8.9 million (₦3.2 billion).
His number one source of income is his music, which has earned him mouth-watering deals with local and international brands, including CIROC, Guinness, Etisalat, Glo, among others.
He was in fact the first Nigerian singer to sing a deal to become a brand ambassador of the french vodka giant, CIROC.
YBNL has been a big hit. The music Label remains one of the biggest rivals to Mavin Records, which is owned by Don Jazzy.
Olamide is a regular recipient of Heddies Awards, Nigerian Entertainment Awards, among others.
Olamide’s approach to rap is sometimes considered controversial. He is fund of calling out other rappers and claiming he’s better than all of them.
For example, in his song Eyan Mayweather, he threw jabs at other rapers saying: No other Nigerian rapper has been able to shut down the whole of Eko Hotel in the name of a concert like he did.
His song, Story for the Gods, also received widespread criticisms for its revealing nature and the way the girls were flirty around each other, which is quite against Nigerian norms.
Some of his albums have received mixed reviews. For instance, Dayo Showemimo of Nigerian Entertainment Today rated his album, Street OT, 3.5 out of 5, adding that “Olamide might not have come into the game with a visible business plan but he’s stayed true and loyal to his chosen genre, he’s loved by the street”. In a contrasting point of view, Tola Sarumi of NotJustOk rated the album a low 3.5 out of 10, stating that the album “is not a pleasant aural experience, it’s a project cobbled together from leftover tracks.
Olamide has, meanwhile, continued to flourish in the Nigerian music scene, and doesn’t look to be taking his legs off the pedals any time soon.