From singers to rappers to musicians; literally everyone has taken the world by storm. There are rappers of foreign and native descent such as Eminem, Jay-Z and Nicki Minaj. There are singers hailing from all parts of the globe like Beyoncé, Katy Perry, and Charlie Puth.
There are musicians and DJs like Martin Garrix and Marshmello. Of course, it wasn’t easy for them. They had to struggle with finances, taxes, lawsuits, and retardants to get to where they are now. So if we talk on and on about their struggles in the remaining body of this article, pardon us. But we just can’t help admire their efforts.
So when a young hip-hop artist emerged from Nigeria, we just had to discuss his struggles and agonizing careers. Olamide has become Nigeria’s most sought-after artist, and has won twenty two awards and thirty one nominations. Since the beginning of his career, he has released an incredible seven studio albums, and has become the official ambassador for Etisalat.
And his net worth? Rocketing. Though we will soon disclose the sum total of his assets, we think you’ll want to hear more about his career, and how he got to where he is. Trust us, it wasn’t easy.
Early Life and Bio
Olamide Adedeji was born on the 15th of March, 1989, in Lagos State, Nigeria. Since birth he had been a bright little child, opting to entertain his family than pursue aimless careers. He quickly learned the art of singing and rapping, and has since expanded into the type of man he is today.
Of course, his passions weren’t alone. He was supported by all of his family members, and his follower count came barreling upwards.
He enjoyed the opportunity to perform at The Hip Hop World Awards, but his real career began in 2011, when he released an official studio album titled “Rapsodi”. The lead single “Enid Duro” charted several national charts and quickly became highly acclaimed.
After the initial release, Olamide continued to record and perform alongside world famous artists such as Wizkid, 9ice, and D’banj. That one single topped radio stations and national news, and he quickly gained recognition overnight.
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Later in 2012, Olamide released a second studio album, this one even more successful than the previous one. The album’s production was managed by Tyrone, and was mutually agreed to be titled “YBNL”. It featured singles such as “First of All”, “Stupid Love”, and “Voice of The Street”.
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Quickly, like a wildfire, news of a young new hip-hop artist spread in Nigeria, and there was not a single music addict who did not know his name.
He chose to work with zero record labels, and preferred to make his own name. Which is why he created his very own record label titled YBNL Nation in 2012.
Olamide Net Worth
And as for his net worth, well, it’s obvious isn’t it? Nigeria’s most sought-after hip-hop singer, songwriter, and rapper with his own record label. All of that is bound to amount to a cumulative $12 million.
We wish him success and sense of self in the future.