Olamide

Olamide

Two time MAMA nominee, 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. He records mostly in Yoruba, his native tongue. In 2000, he decided to pursue a career in music.

Nominations

  • Best Africa Act

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Fun Facts

From: Bariga, Nigeria

Debut Release: "Rapsodi" (2011)

Biggest Hit: "Shakitibobo"

Fun Fact: On 17 July 2013, Olamide became the first Nigerian to sign an endorsement deal with Cîroc.

Why MTV Loves Him: Olamide is a true representation of the voice of the streets which sort of makes him like a cult hero to any aspiring talent